Delirium prevalence, incidence, and implications for screening in specialist palliative care inpatient settings: A systematic review

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Palliative Medicine, 2013, 27 (6), pp. 486 - 498
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Background: Delirium is a serious neuropsychiatric syndrome frequently experienced by palliative care inpatients. This syndrome is under-recognized by clinicians. While screening increases recognition, it is not a routine practice. Aim and design: This systematic review aims to examine methods, quality, and results of delirium prevalence and incidence studies in palliative care inpatient populations and discuss implications for delirium screening.
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