Assessment and Treatment of Delirium in the ICU

Pun, Brenda Truman
February 2007
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2007 Supplement, Vol. 27, p10
Academic Journal
The article discusses the importance of monitoring the treatment of patients with delirium in intensive care units. Delirium is defined as a disturbance of consciousness with inattention accompanied by a change in cognition or perceptual disturbance that develops over a short period of time and fluctuates over time. The negative outcomes associated with delirium are also discussed.


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