Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: An advanced practice nurse‐led delirium consultation service reduces delirium severity and length of stay in orthopedic patients : a nonrandomized posttest only evaluation study
Authors: Weber, Christa
Fierz, Katharina
Katapodi, Maria
Hasemann, Wolfgang
et. al: No
DOI: 10.1111/ppc.12495
Published in: Perspectives in Psychiatric Care
Volume(Issue): 56
Issue: 4
Page(s): 804
Pages to: 810
Issue Date: Mar-2020
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Wiley
ISSN: 0031-5990
Language: English
Subjects: Advanced practice nursing; Delirium; Nurse clinicians; Professional competence; Referral and consultation; Retrospective studies
Subject (DDC): 610.73: Nursing
Abstract: Delirium is an acute neuropsychiatric disorder and is a common and serious complication during hospitalization for older people. This study evaluated the value of an advanced practice nurse (APN)-led delirium consultation service on patient outcomes DESIGN AND METHODS: This was a retrospective chart review of 137 patients over 65 years, hospitalized between 2012 and 2015 in a tertiary care setting in Switzerland, who underwent orthopedic surgery and experienced delirium.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: School of Health Sciences
Organisational Unit: Institute of Nursing (IPF)
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