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Table 4 Daily CAM-ICU documented on nursing charts reviewed retrospectively in 60 ventilated patients

From: Routine delirium monitoring in a UK critical care unit

CAM-ICU recorded, compliance* (%) 726 (92%)
Positive 156
Negative 374
UTA 196
CAM-ICU not recorded, non-compliance 60 (8%)
  1. *Compliance was defined as one CAM-ICU assessment during each 24-hour period. If the CAM-ICU was positive at any screening on a daily chart this was recorded as CAM-ICU positive for that day.
  2. CAM-ICU = confusion assessment method for intensive care units; UTA = unable to assess.