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Strategies for pain assessment in adult patients with delirium: a scoping review.

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Summary of "Strategies for pain assessment in adult patients with delirium: a scoping review."

Pain and delirium are highly prevalent in the same patient groups. Disturbances in attention, awareness and cognition are characteristic for delirium and can compromise pain assessment.

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Name: Journal of pain and symptom management
ISSN: 1873-6513
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