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  1. Delirium in the hospitalized elderly : Nursing assessment and management.

    Article - En anglais

    Delirium is a serious health problem with significant negative consequences which is experienced by many hospitalized elderly patients.

    Because of its clinical impact and potential reversibility, prompt treatment of delirium is essential.

    Therefore an understanding of delirium, its manifestations, methods of detection, prevention, and treatment in hospitalized elderly patients is needed.

    This article provides an overview of the diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas of delirium.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Délirium, Personne âgée, Homme, Epidémiologie, Etiopathogénie, Forme clinique, Diagnostic différentiel, Facteur prédictif, Traitement, Chimiothérapie, Article synthèse, Système nerveux pathologie, Psychopathologie, Psychiatrie, Organisation santé

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Delirium, Elderly, Human, Epidemiology, Etiopathogenesis, Clinical form, Differential diagnostic, Predictive factor, Treatment, Chemotherapy, Review, Nervous system diseases, Psychopathology, Psychiatry, Public health organization

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0011447

    Code Inist : 002B18E. Création : 31/05/1999.