The original evidence-based approach to delirium prevention in hospitalized patients:
To date, research studies evaluated delirium prevention programs have only occurred in the inpatient setting, however, there are elements of these programs that can be adapted for use in the ED setting.
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CI, confidence interval
HELP, Hospital Elder Life Program
OR, overall risk
RR, relative risk