Synopsis of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guideline for prevention of delirium.

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Synopsis of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guideline for prevention of delirium.

Ann Intern Med. 2011 Jun 7;154(11):746-51

Authors: O'Mahony R, Murthy L, Akunne A, Young J,

Delirium is common, is often underrecognized, and is associated with poor outcomes and high costs. In July 2010, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence released a guideline that addressed diagnosis, prevention, and management of delirium. This synopsis focuses on the main recommendations about prevention of delirium.

PMID: 21646557 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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