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Lecture Overview

Preventing hospital-acquired delirium can reduce the length of stay in the hospital for a patient and providing appropriate treatment may assist in reducing the risk of adverse events such as falls, and improve their overall hospital experience. In this lecture, Sally Moyle discusses prevention and treatment strategies for managing patients with delirium and confusion.


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Sally Moyle

Sally Moyle is a rehabilitation nurse educator who has completed her masters of nursing (clinical nursing and teaching). She is passionate about education in nursing so that we can become the best nurses possible. Sally has experience in many nursing sectors including rehabilitation, medical, orthopaedic, neurosurgical, day surgery, emergency, aged care, and general surgery.



9 Total Rating(s)

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Catherine Papadopoulos
08 Aug 2019

Good evidence of best practice to support the patient experiencing delerium

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Zhimin Zhang
07 Aug 2019


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Sharon Sharp
05 Aug 2019

Excellent and valuable information and tools for managing deterioration and delirium in the patient. It was good to reflect on my practice and what I would do differently if faced with this clinical situation. Better to report promptly, than to wait

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Anna Carter
01 Aug 2019

Good lecture