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

Carpenter, Christopher R.
June 2011
ACP Journal Club;6/21/2011, Vol. 154 Issue 6, p9
Academic Journal
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.


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