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Acute cognitive disorders: recognition and management in the cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

This topic is a part of the E-learning programme (ESCeL) on Acute Cardiovascular Care which offers a portfolio of 79 chapters among 11 sections.

Access a detailed overview of the recognition and management of delirium in the acutely unwell cardiac patient, with the aim of improving outcomes and reducing harm.

These courses are based on the texbook chapter Acute Cognitive Disorders: Recognition and Management of Delirium in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit of the ESC textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiovascular Care, 2nd edition 2015 by Professors John McPherson, Jennifer Giuseffi, Chad Wagner and E Wesley Ely.

What’s inside?

5 courses on:

  • Definition, Incidence and implications
  • Pathophysiology
  • Risk Factors
  • Assessment
  • Prevention and Management

Each course ends with a MCQs test.

How to access online courses?

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Course Coordinators

Susanna Price

Sofie Geveart

Course Contributors

Sneha Varkey

Miriam Conway