Behavioral Emergencies: Excited Delirium (v2)
Excited delirium is a serious medical condition that is often fatal. It is critical that EMS providers know how to recognize excited delirium from other behavioral emergencies.
These patients require immediate medical interventions; prolonged struggles can have serious consequences. A discussion of Taser use, patient positioning, and assessment and treatment of a patient is reviewed.
Featuring Dr. Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP, Medical Director for the Health East Care System in St. Paul, Minnesota.