Strategies to improve nurse knowledge of delirium: a call to the adult-gerontology clinical nurse specialist.

@article{Middle2015StrategiesTI,
  title={Strategies to improve nurse knowledge of delirium: a call to the adult-gerontology clinical nurse specialist.},
  author={Beverly Middle and Margaret A. Miklancie},
  journal={Clinical nurse specialist CNS},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={
          218-29
        }
}
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES The purpose of this article is to discuss the role of the adult-gerontology clinical nurse specialist in addressing the problem of delirium in hospitalized older adults through strategies to improve nurse knowledge. BACKGROUND Delirium is a significant issue in hospitalized older adults. This acute confusional state can adversely impact older adults in various ways. Delirium has been implicated in (1) poor physical, cognitive, and psychological outcomes, (2) prolonged… CONTINUE READING
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