Delirium

Functional and Cognitive Outcomes after COVID-19 Delirium

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Abstract Paper.  The purpose of the study was to investigate functional and cognitive outcomes among patients with delirium in COVID-19.  A point-prevalence study was conducted in a cohort of COVID-19 inpatients.  Deliriumw was defined by DSM-IV criteria.  The primary outcome was all-cause mortality at 4 weeks, secondary outcomes were physical and cognitive function. The presence of delirium is a significant factor in predicting worse functional outcomes in pateints with COVID-19.

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Delirium
Contributed by: Delirium
Authored by: Benjamin C Mcloughlin, Department of Medicine for the Elderly, University College London Hospitals NHS FT
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Last updated: 29 December 2020
First contributed: 17 September 2020
Audience access level: Full user

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