Description

NURS 6990

Effects of Effects of Sedation on Delirium

QUESTION: Does limited use of sedation drugs with limited length of stay in critical care reduce delirium in critically ill patients compared to patient who are not on sedation drugs in the ICU?

Thesis statement: conduct a research on the above research question using the PICO method on PubMed.

Format includes:

Population/ patient: Adult critical care patients.

Intervention: policies and interventions to reduce and eliminate ICU delirium.

Comparison: Patients who are not on sedation drugs in the ICU.

Outcome: Decrease the incidence or even eliminate delirium in ICU patients and decrease the length of stay of patients in the ICU.