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Table 2 Use of sedatives in patients with and without a diagnostic of delirium

From: Delirium epidemiology in critical care (DECCA): an international study

  Delirium
(n= 75)
No delirium
(n= 157)
P value
Midazolam 32 (42.6%) 39 (24.8%) 0.009
Other benzodiazepines 11 (14.68%) 20 (12.7%) 0.68
Fentanyl 26 (34.6%) 34 (21.6%) 0.15
Morphine 12 (16%) 21 (13.4%) 0.41
Propofol 12 (16%) 11 (7%) 0.058
Dexmedetomidine 12 (16%) 13 (8.3%) 0.11
  1. Results are expressed as number and percentage. Only those evaluated by the CAM-ICU were included in the analysis.