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Research Article

The Psychogeriatric Patient in the Emergency Room: Focus on Management and Disposition

Table 4

Disposition of patients who presented with delirium compared with all patients.

DispositionDelirium visits onlyAll visits
(%) (%)

Medicine inpatient unit*41 (48.2)49 (35.5)
Home 14 (16.5)25 (18.1)
Nursing home10 (11.8)13 (9.4)
Psychiatric inpatient unit*2 (2.4)23 (16.7)
Other18 (21.2)28 (20.3)

In this case, difference between groups was significant. value = considered statistically significant if <0.05.