Delirium in older medical inpatients and subsequent cognitive and functional status: a prospective study

McCusker, Jane; Cole, Martin; Dendukuri, Nandini; Belzile, Éric; Primeau, François
September 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/4/2001, Vol. 165 Issue 5, p575
Academic Journal
Interpretation: For older patients with and without dementia, delirium is an independent predictor of sustained poor cognitive and functional status during the year after a medical admission to hospital.


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