Search results for "Delirium"

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January 2010

Prophylactic haloperidol not supported for reducing mortality in critically ill adults

Patients without delirium with an expected ICU stay of at least one day were included. ... Investigators showed that patients at high risk of developing delirium can be identified using simple means.
February 2018

Propofol shortage did not affect mechanical ventilation duration at one center, study finds

Data on weaning efforts and the proportion of patients with delirium were not available, and the study did not include safety-related outcomes, among other limitations.
February 2012

Comanage orthopedics like a pro

Risk of postoperative delirium will not be affected by whether you prescribe gabapentin, however, according to an article in the October 2017 Anesthesiology. ... Think twice about adding gabapentin to the pain regimen for these patients for the sole
July 2018

Become capable of capacity assessment

Philbrick put it. Sometimes delirium is obvious, but for when it's not, Dr. ... A patient who screens positive for delirium using the Frank Jones story deserves a more thorough evaluation for delirium.
December 2014

Frailty score may help predict postop mortality risk in the elderly

To that end, all patients received a comprehensive geriatric assessment, which involved burden of comorbidity, polypharmacy, physical function, psychological status, nutrition, and risk for postoperative delirium. ... Higher mortality rates were
May 2014

Using no sedation lowers number of days on ventilator vs. daily sedation interruption

Patients with no sedation experienced agitated delirium more often than those with interrupted sedation (20% vs. ... An editorialist suggested that patients who aren't sedated may need supplemental drugs to address an increased risk of delirium, and may
February 2010

Secondary benefit seen for early tracheotomy in cardiac patients with prolonged mechanical ventilation

15.5 days; P=0.005); lower cumulative haloperidol dose for agitation and/or delirium during days 1 to 15 (0.26 mg/kg vs.
March 2011

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

Clearing or clouding the mind?

of antipsychotics for delirium in mechanically ventilated intensive care unit patients is feasible.”. ... The number of days that patients had delirium symptoms was shortened,” said Dr.
November 2011

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