Association between psychomotor activity delirium subtypes and mortality among newly admitted post-acute facility patients.

@article{Kiely2007AssociationBP,
  title={Association between psychomotor activity delirium subtypes and mortality among newly admitted post-acute facility patients.},
  author={Dan K Kiely and Richard N. Jones and Margaret A Bergmann and Edward R. Marcantonio},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={174-9}
}
BACKGROUND Delirium is common among hospitalized elders and may persist for months. Therefore, the adverse impact of delirium on independence often occurs in the post acute care (PAC) setting. The effect of psychomotor subtypes on delirium remains uncertain. The purpose of this study is to examine the association between psychomotor activity delirium subtypes and 1-year mortality among 457 newly admitted delirious PAC patients. METHODS Patients were screened for delirium on admission to PAC… CONTINUE READING