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Delirium or Dementia Case Study

Published: by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Topic: Adverse Drug Event (ADE), Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI), Falls, Patient and Family Engagement (PFE), Readmissions, Venous Thromboembolism (VTE), Ventilator-Associated Event (VAE), Patient Education | Resource type: Case Study

Delirium case study featuring an 86 year old woman admitted with pneumonia who quickly develops delirium. The misdiagnosis of dementia lead to failure to treat the... read more

Debriefing checklist


Topic: Adverse Drug Event (ADE) | Resource type: Case Study

Performance of a bedside debriefing gathers information regarding the event. This checklist is a starting point for the discovery after an adverse airway event. View Resource