Search results for "Delirium"

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Duration of ICU delirium associated with long-term cognitive performance

Most physicians think free lunches, small gifts OK. The longer a mechanically ventilated patient has delirium, the worse his or her long-term cognitive performance, a study found. ... The median duration of delirium was two days. At three-month follow-up,
June 2010

Alcohol detox: To admit or not?

Franko, MD, FACP, from the Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, Va. “We admit patients based on clinical findings such as profound delirium, profound tachycardia, hallucinations, or acute infections,” said Dr. ... Current approaches to the recognition and
August 2014

Meds to get patients off the bottle

There are some known factors that predict risk of the most severe symptoms of withdrawal, seizures and delirium tremens.
June 2017

Antipsychotics didn't reduce duration of delirium and coma in ICU patients

Antipsychotic medications did not significantly reduce the duration of delirium in ICU patients, a recent trial found. ... Delirium developed in 566 patients (48%), of whom 89% had hypoactive delirium and 11% had hyperactive delirium.
October 2018

Altered mental status

Delirium may be associated with psychiatric, encephalopathic, or intracranial causes of altered mental status. ... When an underlying neurocognitive disorder is causing the symptoms of delirium, delirium should not be separately diagnosed.
February 2017

Finesse required to treat anxiety in the elderly

They increase the risk of falls and fractures, and they can precipitate delirium in those who already have cognitive impairment,” said Dr. ... The criteria recommend that benzodiazepines be avoided for the treatment of insomnia, agitation, or delirium,
February 2013

Cases from the University of California, San Francisco, and Hôpital St. Thérèse, Haiti

Her history was notable for alcohol dependency with delirium tremens, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and hepatitis C.
May 2014

Bath salts that were never meant for a tub

1010. Penders TM, Gestring R. Hallucinatory delirium following use of MDPV: “Bath Salts”. ... 10. Penders TM, Gestring R. Hallucinatory delirium following use of MDPV: “Bath Salts”.
November 2011

Expert analysis: Lewy body dementia

Her normal lab results and normal brain MRI have ruled out delirium and stroke. ... Clinical experts recommend first ruling out any cause of concomitant delirium or stroke and providing close clinical follow-up.
August 2008

Managing pain in orthopedic patients takes awareness, finesse

Opioids' more common side effects include nausea and vomiting, constipation, ileus, confusion, delirium, and urinary retention in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia. ... Patients who develop delirium postoperatively should be evaluated for
May 2008

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