Title

Management of acute delirium in hospitalized elderly: A process improvement project

Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

1-1-1997

NLM Title Abbreviation

Geriatr Nurs

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Geriatric nursing

DOI of Published Version

10.1016/S0197-4572(97)90040-9

Abstract

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.

Published Article/Book Citation

Geriatric nursing, 18:4 (1997) pp.150-154. DOI:doi:10.1016/S0197-4572(97)90040-9.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/nursing_pubs/638