Management of acute delirium in hospitalized elderly: A process improvement project
This article will describe a systematic practical approach that was developed to evaluate and manage one of the most dangerous and costly geriatric emergencies in our nation-delirium in hospitalized frail elders. The article is about nurses and physicians who worked together in a continuous quality improvement process to find a collaborative method to reduce the occurrence, severity, duration, and devastating outcomes of acute delirium.
L. Simon, N. Jewell, and Jane M. Brokel. "Management of acute delirium in hospitalized elderly: A process improvement project" Geriatric nursing 18.4 (1997): 150-154.
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