Diagnostic Accuracy of the 4AT for delirium detection: systematic review and meta-analysis.

  title={Diagnostic Accuracy of the 4AT for delirium detection: systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Z. Tieges and A. J. MacLullich and A. Anand and C. Brookes and M. Cassarino and M. O'connor and D. Ryan and T. Saller and R. Arora and Y. Chang and K. Agarwal and G. Taffet and T. Quinn and S. Shenkin and R. Galvin},
  • Z. Tieges, A. J. MacLullich, +12 authors R. Galvin
  • Published in medRxiv 2020
  • Medicine
  • Objective: Detection of delirium in hospitalised older adults is recommended in national and international guidelines. The 4 'A's Test (4AT) is a short (<2 min) instrument for delirium detection that is used internationally as a standard tool in clinical practice. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy of the 4AT for delirium detection. Methods: We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, PsycINFO, CINAHL, clinicaltrials.gov and the Cochrane Central Register of… CONTINUE READING

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