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Delirium risk stratification in consecutive unselected admissions to acute medicine: validation of externally derived risk scores

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reliable delirium risk stratification will aid recognition, anticipation and prevention and will facilitate targeting of resources in clinical practice as well as identification of at-risk patients for research. Delirium risk scores have been derived for acute medicine, but none has been prospectively validated in external cohorts. We therefore aimed to determine the reliability of externally derived risk scores in a consecutive cohort of older acute medicine patients.consecutive patients age...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1093/ageing/afv177

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Age and Ageing Journal website
Volume:
45
Issue:
1
Pages:
60-65
Publication date:
2016-01-12
Acceptance date:
2015-09-23
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EISSN:
1468-2834
ISSN:
0002-0729
URN:
pubs:405c9aaf-2045-4397-b422-88c31e3d29a9
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597874
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info:fedora/pubs:597874

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