Nurses' and physicians' perceptions of Confusion Assessment Method for the intensive care unit for delirium detection: focus group study.

@article{OxenbllCollet2018NursesAP,
  title={Nurses' and physicians' perceptions of Confusion Assessment Method for the intensive care unit for delirium detection: focus group study.},
  author={Marie Oxenb\oll-Collet and Ingrid Egerod and Vibeke Brix Christensen and Jeannette Jensen and Thordis Thomsen},
  journal={Nursing in critical care},
  year={2018},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={16-22}
}
BACKGROUND Delirium in the intensive care unit (ICU) has received more attention in the past decade. Early detection, prevention and treatment of delirium are important, and the most commonly used tool for delirium assessment is the Confusion Assessment Method for the ICU (CAM-ICU). AIM The aim of this study was to identify nurses' and physicians' perceived professional barriers to using the CAM-ICU in Danish ICUs. METHODS This study uses a qualitative explorative multicentre design using… CONTINUE READING
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