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Delirium: References

Health Standards Organization, Leading Practices Database: Safer Elder Care Program. Ottawa, ON: Health Standards Organization. Safer Elder Care' Delirium Prevention Program - HSO Health Standards Organization

American Delirium Society. What is delirium? 2015.

Black P, Boore JR, Parahoo K. The effect of nurse-facilitated family participation in the psychological care of the critically ill patient. J Adv Nurs. 2011; 67 (5): 1091–1101. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2010.05558.x.

Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health. Delirium. 2017.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). How-to Guide: Prevent harm from high-alert medications. Cambridge, MA: IHI; 2012.

Let's Respect. Mr. Graham's Story. Department of Health, England. 2006. 

Safer Healthcare Now! Prevention and Management of Delirium: Getting Started Kit. Canadian Patient Safety Institute. 2013. Getting Started Kit: (

Safer Healthcare Now! Delirium management and prevention: one pager. Canadian Patient.


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