TITLE

2011 - Review: Insufficient evidence exists about which drugs are associated with delirium; benzodiazepines may increase risk

AUTHOR(S)
Carpenter, Christopher R.
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;6/21/2011, Vol. 154 Issue 6, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a study by Clegg A. and colleagues focusing on the drugs associated with increased risk for delirium. The findings of the study showed that haloperidol and placebo did not differ for delirium It also showed that meperidine drug should be avoided because other narcotics provide analgesia with less risk for delirium.
ACCESSION #
65457001

 

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