Nursing identification of delirium.

  title={Nursing identification of delirium.},
  author={Brandee Flagg and Lori Cox and Stacy McDowell and Juliana M Mwose and Janice M. Buelow},
  journal={Clinical nurse specialist CNS},
  volume={24 5},
PURPOSE Describe nurses' ability to recognize delirium on both intensive care unit and medical-surgical units. DESIGN This is a descriptive cross-sectional study using a convenience sample. SAMPLE AND SETTING Sixty-one registered nurses (RNs) were recruited from both medical-surgical and intensive care units from 2 midsized hospitals in the Midwest. METHODS : For this study, a survey was developed using true/false and Likert-type scale questions to assess (1) nurse knowledge of symptoms… CONTINUE READING


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