2021
DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glab081
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Sarah Richardson, James Murray, Daniel Davis, Blossom C M Stephan, Louise Robinson, Carol Brayne, Linda Barnes, Stuart Parker, Avan Sayer, Richard Dodds, Louise Allan

Abstract: Abstract Background Delirium is common, distressing and associated with poor outcomes. Despite this, delirium remains poorly recognised, resulting in worse outcomes. There is an urgent need for methods to objectively assess for delirium. Physical function has been proposed as a potential surrogate marker, but few studies have monitored physical function in the context of delirium. We examined if trajectories of physical function are affected by the presence a…

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