Behavioral Emergencies: Excited Delirium (v2)

Course overview

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.