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Table 2 Characteristics of delirious patients (n = 162)

From: Incidence and risk factors of delirium in multi-center Thai surgical intensive care units: a prospective cohort study

Factors Number (percent)
Duration of delirium (days) median (P25–75) 3 (1–5)
Frequency of delirium (n, %)  
 1 114 (96.6)
 2 4 (3.4)
Treatment of delirium  
 Benzodiazepine 48 (40.7)
 Antipsychotic drugs 40 (34)
 α2 agonist 1 (0.8)
Psychiatrist consultation 18 (15.2)
Impaired vision 16 (13.7)
Impaired hearing 13 (11)
History of chronic alcoholism 20 (17.7)
Smoking status 47 (41.6)
Physical restraint 69 (59)
Lab abnormality  
 Acidosis 22 (18.8)
 Hypoalbuminemia 62 (53)
Received blood or blood product transfusion 62 (55.8)
  1. The data are presented as median and 25 and 75 % interquartile range and number (%)