A Framework to Improve Acute Care for Older Persons

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Fecha de publicación: 23 February 2018

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.15296

Autores: Sharon K. Inouye MD, MPH

Background: This article is based on the M. Powell Lawton Award Lecture that I delivered at the 2016 Gerontological Society of America Annual Meeting. I provide an overview of my journey in geriatric medicine and delirium research. I created new measures, including the Confusion Assessment Method, for identification of delirium; conceptualized a multifactorial risk model; and developed and tested intervention strategies for delirium prevention.


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