A quantitative exploration of the subjective burden experienced by nurses when caring for patients with delirium.
AffiliationMilford Care Centre, Limerick, Ireland.
Local subject classificationDELIRIUM
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CitationA quantitative exploration of the subjective burden experienced by nurses when caring for patients with delirium. 2012, 21 (17-18):2488-98 J Clin Nurs
JournalJournal of clinical nursing
AbstractThis study highlights and confirms that nursing patients with delirium is challenging for nurses. It raises awareness of the practice and policy implications of nurses' potential negative reactions to these patients. It highlights the need for additional training and education to ensure that nurses understand this condition to provide for prevention, early detection and prompt intervention.
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