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Antipsychotics for Preventing Delirium in Hospitalized Adults: A Systematic Review.

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Summary of "Antipsychotics for Preventing Delirium in Hospitalized Adults: A Systematic Review."

Delirium is an acute disorder marked by impairments in attention and cognition, caused by an underlying medical problem. Antipsychotics are used to prevent delirium, but their benefits and harms are unclear.

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Name: Annals of internal medicine
ISSN: 1539-3704
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