Tools to detect delirium superimposed on dementia: a systematic review.

@article{Morandi2012ToolsTD,
  title={Tools to detect delirium superimposed on dementia: a systematic review.},
  author={Alessandro Morandi and Jessica L. McCurley and Eduard E. Vasilevskis and Donna Fick and Giuseppe Bellelli and Patricia Lee and James C. Jackson and Susan D. Shenkin and Marcotrabucchi and John F. Schnelle and Sharon K. Inouye and Eugene Wesley Ely and Alasdair M. J. MacLullich},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={60 11},
  pages={2005-13}
}
OBJECTIVES To identify valid tools to diagnose delirium superimposed on dementia. DESIGN Systematic review of studies of delirium tools that explicitly included individuals with dementia. SETTING Hospital. PARTICIPANTS Studies were included if delirium assessment tools were validated against standard criteria, and the presence of dementia was assessed… CONTINUE READING