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Assessment and discharge planning for hospitalized older adults with delirium



Assessment and discharge planning for hospitalized older adults with delirium



Medsurg Nursing 15(2): 71-76



A description of the effects of delirium on attention is provided. Nursing implications pertinent to appropriate assessment for attention deficits, interventions to maintain patient safety, and discharge planning for the older adult with persistent delirium are also discussed.

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