Intervention Review

Drug therapy for delirium in terminally ill adult patients

  1. Bridget Candy1,*,
  2. Kenneth C Jackson2,
  3. Louise Jones1,
  4. Baptiste Leurent1,
  5. Adrian Tookman1,
  6. Michael King3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care Group

Published Online: 14 NOV 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 1 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004770.pub2


How to Cite

Candy B, Jackson KC, Jones L, Leurent B, Tookman A, King M. Drug therapy for delirium in terminally ill adult patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD004770. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004770.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University College Medical School, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, London, UK

  2. 2

    University of Charleston School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Charleston, WV, USA

  3. 3

    University College Medical School, UCL Mental Health Sciences, London, UK

*Bridget Candy, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit, UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College Medical School, Charles Bell House, 67 - 73 Riding House Street, London, W1W 7EJ, UK. b.candy@ucl.ac.uk. bridget@metaclarity.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 14 NOV 2012

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