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What is the delirium rating for intensive care unit?
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Dr. Jennifer Letourneau
Critical Care
3 doctors agree
In brief: Diagnostic tool
There are a number of tools used to diagnose delirium in the intensive care unit.
The two most common tools in north america include the cam-icu and the intensive care delirium screening checklist. Both have good sensitivity for detecting delirium.

In brief: Diagnostic tool
There are a number of tools used to diagnose delirium in the intensive care unit.
The two most common tools in north america include the cam-icu and the intensive care delirium screening checklist. Both have good sensitivity for detecting delirium.
Dr. Jennifer Letourneau
Dr. Jennifer Letourneau
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Dr. Peter Glusker
Neurology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Delirium rating
Patients in the intensive care unit can become quite disoriented.
There can be many reasons....Drugs, sleep deprivation, underlying dementia, depression, the disease(s) themselves, metabolic factors, etc. The delirium rating scale is one way to try to quantify and discriminate the severity and contributing factors when delirium occurs.

In brief: Delirium rating
Patients in the intensive care unit can become quite disoriented.
There can be many reasons....Drugs, sleep deprivation, underlying dementia, depression, the disease(s) themselves, metabolic factors, etc. The delirium rating scale is one way to try to quantify and discriminate the severity and contributing factors when delirium occurs.
Dr. Peter Glusker
Dr. Peter Glusker
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