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Delirium

One review focused on use of antipsychotics for the prevention of delirium and included 14 randomized controlled trials. ... For second-generation antipsychotics, there was limited evidence supporting lower delirium incidence in the postoperative setting.
September 2019

Recognizing, preventing and treating delirium

A large proportion of inpatients have delirium, but in most, it goes unrecognized. ... Huang said.“ Either way, the study demonstrated that delirium can be prevented in some patients.”.
June 2011

Dexmedetomidine sped extubation of ventilated patients with agitation and delirium

Dexmedetomidine allowed earlier extubation of ventilated ICU patients with agitated delirium, a new randomized trial found. ... other forms of delirium, or those who are not intubated, the authors said.
April 2016

Simple steps help prevent ICU delirium

Preventing delirium in the ICU doesn't have to involve sophisticated medical interventions. ... The ABCDEF bundle (Awakening and Breathing Coordination to free patients from sedation and mechanical ventilation, Choosing drugs to reduce risk of delirium,
November 2017

Longer inpatient delirium time associated with worse cognition a year later

Six percent of patients had cognitive impairment at baseline, and 74% developed delirium while in the hospital. ... range and diverse diagnoses, and detailed data were collected about delirium and sedative exposure as risk factors, the authors noted.
October 2013

To home or SNF?

An elderly patient admitted for pneumonia aspirates while on a feeding tube and subsequently develops delirium and problems with mobility and cognition.
September 2019

Statins associated with less delirium in ICU patients

Results were published online May 7 by Critical Care Medicine. Seventy-seven percent of patients (n=588) developed delirium. ... Prehospital statin use had no association with delirium, regardless of sepsis or study day.
May 2014

Dealing with delirium in older hospitalized adults

Marcantonio said. As such, recognizing delirium is critical. Dr. Marcantonio recommended using the“ Confusion Assessment Method” (CAM), which involves four features. ... A physical examination is also important, as delirium can be a sign of a more
June 2009

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

New scoring system helps quantify delirium severity in older patients

Researchers developed and validated a new measure of delirium severity, called the CAM-S, to quantify delirium at the bedside. ... The study evaluated the association between maximum CAM-S score during hospitalization and in- and out-of-hospital outcomes
April 2014

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