How Can We Detect Delirium Easier Among Oncologic Patients in the Emergency Department?


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Boz M., METİN AKSU N., GÜVEN E., KUNT M. M. , BATUR A.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.21, no.2, pp.106-113, 2022 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/eajem.galenos.2021.93653
  • Journal Name: EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.106-113
  • Keywords: Delirium, cancer, bCAM, NDRS, emergency department, INTENSIVE-CARE-UNIT, CONFUSION ASSESSMENT METHOD, ADVANCED CANCER, PREVALENCE
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim: The study was planned to assess delirium for the oncologic patients admitted to ED with the complaint of altered level of consciousness, based on Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition (DSM-IV) diagnostic criteria, research for influencing etiologic factors and comparison of the brief Confusion Rating Method (bCAM), Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) and New Delirium Rating Scale (NDRS), which are considered as delirium screening tests.