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Caring for sepsis survivors

Prescott said. She and other experts emphasized the need to diagnose and treat sepsis promptly, identify and prevent in-hospital complications such as delirium, facilitate early ambulation, and counsel patients at ... Make sure people go home on the
April 2018

‘PharManure’ and drugs to hate the most

and incidence of delirium.
June 2012

Test yourself: Infectious diseases

chills and delirium.
January 2010

Quetiapine seems safe, effective for treating delirium

The second-generation antipsychotic quetiapine appears to be as safe and effective as other antipsychotics in treating delirium, according to a new review. ... They nonetheless concluded that it appears quetiapine may be safe and effective in treating
March 2013

Statins may help delirium in critically ill patients, study finds

Statin treatment may be associated with lower delirium risk in critically ill patients, according to a new study. ... The authors hypothesized that the anti-inflammatory effect of statins may be related to a decrease in delirium risk.
January 2014

Journal watch: Recent studies of note

Secondary end points included rates and duration of delirium, duration of mechanical ventilation, and length of ICU stay. ... An accompanying editorial noted that the secondary outcome of reduced delirium is an important finding.
March 2009

Documenting altered mental status

alcoholic encephalopathy (includes alcoholic dementia, excludes Wernicke-Korsakoff). drug-induced delirium. hypertensive encephalopathy. ... transient encephalopathy due to dialysis. dementia with delirium or delusion or depressed mood (specify type of
May 2010

Deciding about CPR: Readers respond

The elderly patient has multilobar pneumonia, delirium, a witnessed aspiration and then arrests with pulseless electrical activity.
August 2008

Psych teams

This year, LIJMC created another comanaged unit, which focuses on older patients with dementia and behavioral health issues such as delirium. ... When they came to the hospital due to the medical issues, their delirium would kick in or they'd sundown or
August 2016

The risky rise of gabapentinoids

An example would be an elderly patient with orthostatic hypotension and falls, delirium, and oversedation, she said, adding that she makes sure to include her reasoning in the discharge summary and
December 2019

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