Delirium Frequency and Risk Factors Among Patients With Cancer in Palliative Care Unit


Senel G., Uysal N., Oguz G., Kaya M., Kadioullari N., Kocak N., ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE MEDICINE, vol.34, no.3, pp.282-286, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/1049909115624703
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.282-286

Abstract

Introducton: Delirium is a complex but common disorder in palliative care with a prevalence between 13% and 88% but a particular frequency at the end of life yet often remains insufficiently diagnosed and managed. The aim of our study is to determine the frequency of delirium and identify factors associated with delirium at palliative care unit.