How widespread are misconceptions about delirium within your surgical team? Do you and your colleagues know how to recognise it? If so, how does your definition compare with the actual definition you can find in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM–5)?

This piece suggests more work needs to be done to accurately diagnose and understand this condition in a clinical environment.

Presented by Robin Schiller and Bridger Bach with their guest Zhaosheng Jin, Queen’s hospital, Barking Havering Redbridge NHS trust, Central London School of Anaesthesia.