delirium, geriatric nursing, elder, geriatric, nursing practice
Geriatric Nursing | Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
Delirium is one of the most serious and prevalent cognitive disorders among hospitalized elders. Fourteen elders participated in this phenomenologic study describing the "lived experience " of delirium from the patient's perspective. Implications for nursing practice are derived from their reality and insight.
McCurren, Cynthia and Cronin, Sherill Nones, "Delirium: Elders Tell Their Stories and Guide Nursing Practice" (2003). Peer Reviewed Articles. 40.
McCurren, C., & Cronin, S. (2003). Delirium: Elders tell their stories and guide nursing practice. MEDSURG Nursing, 12(5), 318-323