Delirium PPT.pptx - EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE SHARING THE EVIDENCE z POST-STROKE DELIRIUM IN THE ELDERLY Brittany Duch University of Texas at Arlington

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zPOST-STROKE DELIRIUM IN THE ELDERLYEVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE: SHARING THE EVIDENCEBrittany DuchUniversity of Texas at ArlingtonNursing Research
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zPICOT QUESTION:In post-stroke elderly patients what is the effect of implementing the Delirium Prevention Guidelines for Elderly Stroke Patients (DPGESP) on delirium incidence and severity, stroke impact, and length of hospitalization, compared with implementing the standard care for stroke patients within the duration of their hospital stays (Song, Lee, & Jung, 2018)
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zMain Research Article FactsA stroke transiently interrupts blood flow to brain tissues and may thus cause rapid-onset neurological disability.Patients in the stroke unit experience psychological pressure and unrest, which can act as a trigger for delirium.Early detection and diagnosis of delirium are critical components of effective patient management and outcomes(Song et al., 2018)
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zFACT #1Standard measures for diagnosing delirium in hospitalized patients:Glazgov Coma Scale Delirium Rating ScaleNational Institutes of Health Stroke Scale-NIHSSMini Mental Test (Dostovic et al., 2016)
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