Delirium in acute stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Shi2012DeliriumIA,
  title={Delirium in acute stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Qiyun Shi and Roseanna Presutti and Daniel H. Selchen and Gustavo Saposnik},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2012},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={645-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Delirium is common in the early stage after hospitalization for an acute stroke. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the outcomes of acute stroke patients with delirium. METHODS We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, Cochrane Library databases, and PsychInfo for relevant articles published in English up to September 2011. We included observational studies for review. Two reviewers independently assessed studies to determine eligibility, validity… CONTINUE READING

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