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Anticholinergic Burden and Hospital Delirium in an Appalachian University Hospital

Journal of Aging and Geriatric Medicine.ISSN: 2576-3946

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Anticholinergic Burden and Hospital Delirium in an Appalachian University Hospital

Delirium is a challenging condition in the geriatric inpatient population due to its multifactorial nature. As anticholinergic medications have been observed to be associated with delirium, this association has led to the development of the Anticholinergic Cognitive Burden scale (ACB). Our objective is to determine whether a high ACB score is associated with delirium within an Appalachian population in a West Virginia statewide referral center

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