Hospital use, institutionalisation and mortality associated with delirium

Eeles, Eamonn M P, Hubbard, Ruth E, White, Susan V, O'Mahony, M Sinead, Savva, George M and Bayer, Antony J (2010) Hospital use, institutionalisation and mortality associated with delirium. Age and Ageing, 39 (4). pp. 470-475. ISSN 0002-0729

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Abstract

Delirium is a disorder affecting consciousness, which gives rise to core clinical features and associated symptoms. Older patients are particularly prone, owing to higher rates of pre-existing cognitive impairment, frailty, co-morbidity and polypharmacy.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: activities of daily living,aged,aged, 80 and over,cognition disorders,cohort studies,delirium,female,frail elderly,geriatric assessment,hospitals,humans,length of stay,male,polypharmacy,prospective studies,severity of illness index,wales,institutionalisation,mortality,frailty,elderly
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Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2013 14:42
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 22:18
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/44936
DOI: 10.1093/ageing/afq052

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