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Agitation

Date Last Search Run: Nov 12, 2019
Table last updated: Dec 12, 2017
Data last added: Dec 18, 2017


Recommendation RECOMMENDATION FOR INTERVENTION
STRENGTH OF EVIDENCE FOR INTERVENTION   SUPPORTIVE (Green) NEUTRAL (Yellow) AGAINST (Red) NOT YET GRADED (White)
1 (strong evidence exists)      
2 (fair evidence exists)      
3 (weak evidence exists)    


Interventions

Benzodiazepines
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference

Fans
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference
X Not Yet Graded (White) - Puspawati N., Sitorus R., Herawatit T. Hand‑held Fan Airflow Stimulation Relieves Dyspnea in Lung Cancer Patients. Asia‑Pacific J of On Nursing 2017; 4:2. Medline

Haloperidol
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference
III Supportive (Green) Clinical benefit on delirium Patient In-Patient Crawford G., Agar M., Quinn S., et al. Pharmacovigilance in Hospice/Palliative Care: Net Effect of Haloperidol for Delirium. J of Pall Med 2013; 16(11):1335-41. Medline

Ketamine
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference
III Supportive (Green) Sedation Patient ICU Noreika DM., Coyne P. Discontinuance of life sustaining treatment utilizing ketamine for symptom management. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 2015; 29(1):37-40. Medline

Levomepromazine
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference

Repositioning
Level Direction Primary Outcome Patient/Process Setting Reference


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