The course of delirium in older long-term care residents.

@article{Cole2012TheCO,
  title={The course of delirium in older long-term care residents.},
  author={Martin G. Cole and Jane McCusker and Philippe Voyer and Johanne Monette and Nathalie Champoux and A. Ciampi and Minh Quan Vu and Eric Belzile},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 12},
  pages={1291-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the course of delirium in older long-term care (LTC) residents. METHODS A prospective cohort study of 279 residents in seven LTC facilities in Montreal and Quebec City, Canada, was conducted. The Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE), Confusion Assessment Method (CAM), Delirium Index (DI), Hierarchic Dementia Scale, Barthel Index, and Cornell Scale for Depression were completed at baseline. The MMSE, CAM, and DI were repeated weekly for 6… CONTINUE READING