Title: Delirium in the hospitalized elderly: nursing assessment and management
Authors: Milisen, Koen ×
Foreman, M D
Godderis, Jan
Abraham, I L
Broos, Paul #
Issue Date: 28-Feb-1999
Series Title: The Nursing clinics of North America vol:33 issue:3 pages:417-39
Abstract: Delirium is a serious health problem with significant negative consequences which is experienced by many hospitalized elderly patients. Because of its clinical impact and potential reversibility, prompt treatment of delirium is essential. Therefore an understanding of delirium, its manifestations, methods of detection, prevention, and treatment in hospitalized elderly patients is needed. This article provides an overview of the diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas of delirium.
ISSN: 0029-6465
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Traumatology Section (-)
Academic Centre for Nursing and Midwifery
Research Group Psychiatry
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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