Nurse-led screening tool shows promise for spotting delirium

03/28/2013 | InternalMedicineNews.com (free registration)

Nurse-administered delirium screenings yielded high sensitivity and specificity in evaluating 54 hospitalized geriatric patients, according to a study reported ta the annual meeting of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Most nurses who responded to an e-mail said they were confident in using the Delirium Observation Screening Scale and could complete it in three minutes.

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