Delirium is often multifactorial and requires an immediate medical attention

Delirium is often multifactorial and requires an

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Delirium is often multifactorial and requires an immediate medical attention. Health practitioners should make it a habit to evaluate elderly patients for signs of delirium in every clinical setting especially in primary care settings as it often overlooked.
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PICO ANALYSIS OF DELIRIUM 10 References Alaglakrishnan, K. (2017). Delirium. Retrieved from Arcangelo, V. P., & Peterson, A. M. (2013). Pharmacotherapeutics for advanced practice: A practical approach (3rd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins . Bellelli, G., Morandi, A., Davis, D. H. J., Mazzola, P., Turco, R., Gentile, S., … MacLullich, A. M. J. (2014). Validation of the 4AT, a new instrument for rapid delirium screening: a study in 234 hospitalised older people. Age and Ageing, 43(4), 496–502. De, J. & Wand, A. (2015). Delirium Screening: A Systematic Review of Delirium Screening Tools in Hospitalized Patients, The Gerontologist , 55(6), 1079–1099. Retrieved from Fick, D. & Mion, L. (2013). Assessing and Managing Delirium in Older Adults with Dementia. Retrieved from Fong, T. G., Tulebaev, S. R., & Inouye, S. K. (2009). Delirium in elderly adults: diagnosis, prevention and treatment. Nature Reviews. Neurology, 5(4), 210–220. Iatraki, E. et al. (2017). Cognitive screening tools for primary care settings: examining the ‘Test Your Memory’ and ‘General Practitioner assessment of Cognition’ tools in a rural aging population in Greece. European Journal of General Practice , 23(1), 171-178. Retrieved from
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PICO ANALYSIS OF DELIRIUM 11 Inouye, S. K. (2015). Enhancing cognitive aging: clinical highlights of a report from the Institute of Medicine. Annals Of Internal Medicine , 163 (4), 307-310. doi:10.7326/M15-1228 National Institute on Aging (2013). The Dementias: Hope through Research. Retrieved from O'Sullivan, D., O'Regan, N. A., & Timmons, S. (2016). Validity and Reliability of the 6-Item Cognitive Impairment Test for Screening Cognitive Impairment: A Review. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders , 42 (1-2), 42-49. doi:10.1159/000448241 Rosen, T., Connors, S., Clark, S., Halpern, A., Stern, M. E., DeWald, J., & Flomenbaum, N. (2015). Assessment and Management of Delirium in Older Adults in the Emergency Department: Literature Review to Inform Development of a Novel Clinical Protocol. Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, 37(3), 183–E3. Setters, B., & Solberg, L. M. (2017). Delirium. Primary Care , 44 (3), 541-559. doi:10.1016/j.pop.2017.04.010
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