Acute Confusion/Delirium: Identification, Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention

This is a practice article that is a summary of a national guideline for preventing delirium in older adults hospitalized in medical surgical units. The guideline is based on identifying predisposing and preciptiating factors for the occurance of delirium in which recommondations for assessments and interventions are identified. .

Abstract: 

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This publication has been peer reviewed.
Publication Type: 
Journal Article
Authors: 
Sue Sendelbach, PhD, RN, CCNS; Patty Finch Guthrie, PhD, RN,
Year of Publication: 
2009
Journal, Book, Magazine or Other Publication Title: 
Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Volume: 
35
Issue: 
11
Pages: 
11.18
Date Published: 
Sunday, November 1, 2009
Publication Language: 
English
DOI: 
DOI: 10.3928/00989134-20090930-01

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