Older adults discharged from the hospital with delirium: 1-year outcomes.

@article{Mcavay2006OlderAD,
  title={Older adults discharged from the hospital with delirium: 1-year outcomes.},
  author={G J Mcavay and Peter H. Van Ness and Sidney T. Bogardus and Ying Zhang and Douglass L Leslie and Linda S Leo-Summers and Sharon K. Inouye},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={54 8},
  pages={1245-50}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare 1-year institutionalization and mortality rates of patients who were delirious at discharge, patients whose delirium resolved by discharge, and patients who were never delirious in the hospital. DESIGN Secondary analysis of prospective cohort data from the Delirium Prevention Trial. SETTING General medicine service at Yale New Haven Hospital, March 25, 1995, through March 18, 1998, with follow-up interviews completed in 2000. PARTICIPANTS Four hundred thirty-three… CONTINUE READING

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