Du delirium au syndrome démentiel: prise en charge médicamenteuse dans les EMS fribourgeois [Management of elderly patients with delirium or dementia in Swiss nursing homes].

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serval:BIB_F94F6DA63BE4
Type
Article: article from journal or magazin.
Collection
Publications
Title
Du delirium au syndrome démentiel: prise en charge médicamenteuse dans les EMS fribourgeois [Management of elderly patients with delirium or dementia in Swiss nursing homes].
Journal
Revue Médicale Suisse
Author(s)
Locca J.F., Zumbach S., Büla C., Bugnon O.
ISSN
1660-9379 (Print)
ISSN-L
1660-9379
Publication state
Published
Issued date
2007
Volume
3
Number
132
Pages
2519-20, 2522, 2524 passim
Language
french
Notes
Publication types: English Abstract ; Journal Article ; Meta-Analysis ; Review
Publication Status: ppublish
Abstract
Management of elderly patients with delirium or dementia in Swiss nursing homes Dementia and delirium are among the most frequent medical conditions in older nursing home residents. Their management require a coordinated interdisciplinary approach, including for drug prescription. Using a systematic literature review of published meta-analyses and guidelines, prescription algorithms were developed adressing the pharmacological management of cognitive symptoms of dementia and delirium in older nursing home residents in the canton of Fribourg.
Keywords
Aged, Algorithms, Antipsychotic Agents/therapeutic use, Cholinesterase Inhibitors/therapeutic use, Decision Trees, Delirium/drug therapy, Dementia/drug therapy, Homes for the Aged, Humans, Nootropic Agents/therapeutic use, Nursing Homes, Switzerland
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