TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
McCusker, Jane; Cole, Martin; Dendukuri, Nandini; Belzile, Éric; Primeau, François
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/4/2001, Vol. 165 Issue 5, p575
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
5131985

 

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