2017
DOI: 10.5935/0103-507x.20170058 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: ObjectiveTo establish the prevalence of delirium in a general intensive care unit and to identify associated factors, clinical expression and the influence on outcomes.MethodsThis was a prospective cohort study in a medical surgical intensive care unit. The Richmond Agitation-Sedation Scale and Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit were used daily to identify delirium in mechanically ventilated patients.ResultsIn this series, delirium prevalence was 80% (N = 184 delirious patients out of 230 … Show more

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