Review of Delirium Prediction Models for Hospitalised Older Adults (BMJ Open)

Summary

A systematic review of delirium prediction models of relevance to older adults (those over years of age), for use in acute hospital settings, identified variable and typically inadequate predictive capabilities.

“ …future models should consider using standard variables and definitions to work towards a prediction tool that is generalisable… ”. p.20.

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Reference

Lindroth, H. Bratzke, L. [and] Purvis, S. [et al] (2018). Systematic review of prediction models for delirium in the older adult inpatient. BMJ Open. April 2018; 8(4): e019223.

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