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Table 4 Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) score

From: Rivastigmine patch (Exelon patch) compared to melatonin patch in prevention of postoperative delirium in the elderly

  Group M (No. = 90) Group R (No. = 90) Chi-square
No. % No. % χ2 P value
CAM 0 (preoperative) 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.000 1.000
CAM 1 (1st day) 11 12.2 7 7.8 0.988 0.320
CAM 2 (2nd day) 10 11.1 5 5.6 1.818 0.178
CAM 3 (3rd day) 4 4.4 2 2.2 0.690 0.406
CAM 7 (7th day) 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.000 1.000
Total CAM 25 27.8 14 15.6 3.961 0.047*