Delirium and Long-term Cognitive Trajectory Among Persons With Dementia.

@article{Gross2012DeliriumAL,
  title={Delirium and Long-term Cognitive Trajectory Among Persons With Dementia.},
  author={Alden L Gross and Richard N. Jones and Daniel A Habtemariam and Tamara G. Fong and Douglas Tommet and Lien Quach and Eva M. Schmitt and Liang Yap and Sharon K. Inouye},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={172 17},
  pages={1324-31}
}
BACKGROUND Delirium is characterized by acute cognitive impairment. We examined the association of delirium with long-term cognitive trajectories in older adults with Alzheimer disease (AD). METHODS We evaluated prospectively collected data from a nested cohort of hospitalized patients with AD (n = 263) in the Massachusetts Alzheimer Disease Research Center patient registry between January 1, 1991, and June 30, 2006 (median follow-up duration, 3.2 years). Cognitive function was measured using… CONTINUE READING

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