Dementia and delirium, the most common causes of cognitive impairment (CI) among hospitalized older adults, are associated with higher mortality rates.
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Cognitively Impaired Older Adults: From Hospital To Home: An exploratory study of these patients and their caregivers. Naylor, Mary D. PhD, RN, FAAN.
Pain assessment tools and support resources for cognitively impaired older adults including PAINAD, PACSLAC, PACSLAC-II, analgesic trial and resources .