Table 7.11summary of results: risk factors for severity of delirum

Severity of delirium
Risk FactorSummary statistic [B coefficient (95% CI)]
SettingPatients in ICU may be at higher risk than patients in medical wards:
4.37 (3.17 to 5.57)
Age (continuous variable)0.03 (−0.01 to 0.07)
Environmental risk factors
Number of room changes0.37 (0.04 to 0.70)
Clock/watch absentMD 0.41 (0.04 to 0.78)
Calendar absentMD −0.13 (−0,72 to 0.46)
Not wearing glassesMD 0.82 (0.45 to 1.19)
Family absentMD −0.48 (−0.99 to 0.03)

From: 7, Risk factors for delirium: non-pharmacological

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