Search results for "Delirium"

Results 31 - 40 of about 241 for "Delirium".

3-minute assessment for CAM-defined delirium may improve diagnosis

The reference standard assessment found that 21% of patients had delirium, and of these, 88% had hypoactive or normal psychomotor features. ... Twenty-four percent of patients were found to have delirium, according to the 3D-CAM.
October 2014

Stewardship, stroke mimics

The primary outcome was incidence of delirium during the ICU stay, as assessed by using the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM)-ICU. ... However, delirium incidence during the ICU stay did not differ significantly between flexible and restricted visitation
March 2020

Haloperidol doesn't decrease delirium duration in critically ill

Though it's safe and can help with acute agitation, haloperidol doesn't reduce the overall duration of delirium in critically ill patients, a new study found. ... Researchers used the Confusion Assessment Method for the ICU (CAM-ICU) to assess delirium.
August 2013

In the News

Comparing clinical decision rules for PE, U.K. guidelines on preventing delirium, and more. ... The full guidelines, which were published in July 2010, also address diagnosis and management of delirium.
November 2011


Delirium and acute encephalopathy are essentially 2 different terms describing the same condition. ... Examples include:. Toxic encephalopathy due to phenytoin, causing delirium. Delirium due to metabolic encephalopathy.
January 2015

July issue online and in the mail

This month's issue of ACP Hospitalist provides news from Internal Medicine Meeting 2018, including articles about M&M conferences, quality improvement, medication reconciliation, orthopedic comanagement, and delirium.
July 2018

Longer visiting hours in ICU associated with less patient delirium

There were also decreases in the median length of delirium or coma (3.0 days vs. ... A reduction in delirium from extended visiting hours is scientifically plausible, the study authors said.
July 2017

Delirium, treating drug resistance, fall prevention

Ongoing randomized, placebo controlled trials are investigating different management strategies for ICU delirium. ... There is no evidence that propofol has any role in improving delirium resolution.
January 2009

Recent Research

prevalence of delirium, number of delirium-free days, and use of open-label haloperidol. ... Delirium was assessed using the Confusion Assessment Method-Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU).
July 2012

Bringing the hospital home

Among the 91 study patients, four treated at home and seven in the hospital had a safety event, some of which included delirium as well as a few deaths within the ... While those conditions will be treated, he said, “Will they get delirium and then get
March 2020

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