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
Issue Date: Mar-2020
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Wiley
ISSN: 0031-5990
1744-6163
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.
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/20013
Fulltext version : Published version
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: Health Professions
Organisational Unit: Institute of Nursing (IPF)
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