Adaptation of the Pharmacological Management of Delirium in ICU Patients in Iran: Introduction and Definition

@inproceedings{Arbabi2018AdaptationOT,
  title={Adaptation of the Pharmacological Management of Delirium in ICU Patients in Iran: Introduction and Definition},
  author={Mohammad Reza Arbabi and Fatemeh Shahhatami and Mojtaba Mojtahedzadeh and Mostafa Beg Mohammadi and Padideh Ghaeli},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of psychiatry},
  year={2018}
}
Objective: Delirium is a brain dysfunction syndrome. In most cases, this syndrome is neither diagnosed accurately nor treated properly. The incidence of delirium by itself increases hospitalization period, mortality rate and the cost in health spectrum. If appropriate attempts are not made to treat this complication, the outcomes could become worse. Thus, the present study aimed at conducting a review on medications which are prescribed to treat delirium and establishing a general view on their… CONTINUE READING

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