The management of delirium among older in-hospital patients is a challenge, leading to worse outcomes, including death. Specifically, psychomotor agitation, one of the main characteristics of hyperactive delirium, requires a significant amount of medical and nursing surveillance. However, despite its relevance, to date incidence and/or prevalence of psychomotor agitation, its predictors and outcomes have not been studied among Italian older patients admitted in medical units.
|Titolo:||Episodes of psychomotor agitation among medical patients: findings from a longitudinal multicentre study|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2020|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01.01 Articolo in Rivista|