Detection of delirium and its symptoms by nurses working in a long term care facility.

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the ability of nurses to recognize delirium and its symptoms and to investigate the factors associated with undetected delirium. DESIGN A prospective, observational study with repeated measurements over a 6-month period. SETTING Seven long term care settings in Montreal and Quebec City, Canada. PARTICIPANTS Residents aged 65… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jamda.2010.11.002

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@article{Voyer2012DetectionOD, title={Detection of delirium and its symptoms by nurses working in a long term care facility.}, author={Philippe Voyer and Sylvie Richard and Jane McCusker and Martin G. Cole and Johanne Monette and Nathalie Champoux and Antonio Ciampi and Eric Belzile}, journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association}, year={2012}, volume={13 3}, pages={264-71} }