A multifactorial intervention program reduces the duration of delirium, length of hospitalization, and mortality in delirious patients.

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OBJECTIVES To investigate whether an education program and a reorganization of nursing and medical care improved the outcome for older delirious patients. DESIGN Prospective intervention study. SETTING Department of General Internal Medicine, Sundsvall Hospital, Sweden. PARTICIPANTS Four hundred patients, aged 70 and older, consecutively admitted to… (More)

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