Confusion assessment method for the intensive care unit (CAM-ICU): translation, retranslation and validation into Swedish intensive care settings.

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BACKGROUND Becoming critical ill or severely injured leads to a process of worry, anxiety and pain. Patients in intensive care sometimes have strange and frightening experiences and may show symptoms of acute confusion or delirium. CAM-ICU, the confusion assessment method for the intensive care unit, was based on the DSM IV, the Diagnostic and Statistic… (More)

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@article{Larsson2007ConfusionAM, title={Confusion assessment method for the intensive care unit (CAM-ICU): translation, retranslation and validation into Swedish intensive care settings.}, author={C Larsson and A Granberg Axell and Anders Ersson}, journal={Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica}, year={2007}, volume={51 7}, pages={888-92} }