Predictors of Agitation in Critically Ill Adults

Author(s): Ruth S. Burk, RN, Phd, MSN, Mary Jo grap, RN, Phd, Cindy L. Munro, RN, Phd, ANP-C, Christine M. Schubert, Phd, and Curtis N. Sessler, Md

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP A 1.00

Expires Sep 01, 2018

Topics: Behavioral/Psychosocial, Pulmonary

Population: Adult

Role: Staff

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Agitation in critically ill adults is a frequent complication of hospitalization and results in multiple adverse outcomes. Potential causes of agitation are numerous; however, data on factors predictive of agitation are limited.


  • Identify predictors of agitation
  • Enumerate demographic predictive factors related to agitation
  • Explain clinical factors related to agitation

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