Multicomponent intervention strategies for managing delirium in hospitalized older people: systematic review.

@article{Milisen2005MulticomponentIS,
  title={Multicomponent intervention strategies for managing delirium in hospitalized older people: systematic review.},
  author={Koen Milisen and Joke Lemiengre and Tom Braes and Marquis Mark D Foreman},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2005},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={79-90}
}
AIM The aim of this systematic review was to determine the characteristics and efficacy of various multicomponent intervention strategies for delirium in hospitalized older people. BACKGROUND Delirium is a common accompaniment to acute illness in hospitalized older people and has greater costs of care concurrent as well as greater morbidity and mortality. METHODS A comprehensive search was undertaken involving all major databases (including the Cochrane Library, Medline, Cumulative Index… CONTINUE READING

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