CAM-ICU

Diagnose delirium in the intensive care unit.

Questions

1.Is the patient different than his/her baseline mental status?
2.Has the patient had any fluctuation in mental status in the past 24 hours as evidenced by fluctuation on a sedation/level of consciousness scale (i.e., RASS/SAS), GCS, or previous delirium assessment?
3.Does the patient have > 2 errors on the Letters Attention Test?
4.Is the RASS score anything other than alert and calm (zero)?
5.Is there >1 error to suggest disorganized thinking (see below)?

References

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Created by on 12/06/2016

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1. Is the patient different than his/her baseline mental status?

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