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The Trial to Reduce Delirium in Aged Post Acute Patients is registered at www.clinicaltrials.gov (NCT00182936) and is no longer accepting participants.
Funded in part by grants from the National Institute on Aging, R01AG17649 and P60AG008812. E.R.M. is a Paul Beeson Physician Faculty Scholar in Aging Research. The research was completed independent of influence from the funding sources. All authors had full access to all of the data in the study. R.N.J. and E.R.M. take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.