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Delirium is a mental state in which a person is confused, disoriented, and not able to think or remember clearly. The person may also be agitated and have hallucinations, and extreme excitement.
Post-COVID clinics get jump-start from patients with lingering illness

Post-COVID clinics get jump-start from patients with lingering illness

Older adults living in disadvantaged neighborhoods more likely to experience post-op delirium

Older adults living in disadvantaged neighborhoods more likely to experience post-op delirium

Study provides detailed insight into problems faced by patients recovering from COVID-19

Study provides detailed insight into problems faced by patients recovering from COVID-19

Hospital mobility programs can improve outcomes in older patients

Hospital mobility programs can improve outcomes in older patients

A comprehensive review of COVID-19's effect on organ systems outside the lungs

A comprehensive review of COVID-19's effect on organ systems outside the lungs

Study examines if Alzheimer's disease and related Dementias affect delirium severity

Study examines if Alzheimer's disease and related Dementias affect delirium severity

Buck researchers investigate ketone bodies as possible therapeutic against COVID-19

Buck researchers investigate ketone bodies as possible therapeutic against COVID-19

New link between impaired brain energy metabolism and delirium discovered

New link between impaired brain energy metabolism and delirium discovered

Delirium linked to long-term cognitive decline

Delirium linked to long-term cognitive decline

First extensive review of COVID-19's effects on all affected organs outside the lungs

First extensive review of COVID-19's effects on all affected organs outside the lungs

Brain complications linked to COVID-19 found to be occurring across the globe

Brain complications linked to COVID-19 found to be occurring across the globe

Study aims to more accurately define methods for measuring delirium severity

Study aims to more accurately define methods for measuring delirium severity

Cerebrospinal fluid autoantibodies target the brain in some COVID-19 patients

Cerebrospinal fluid autoantibodies target the brain in some COVID-19 patients

COVID-19 pandemic may cause long-term effects and increase healthcare costs, says GlobalData

COVID-19 pandemic may cause long-term effects and increase healthcare costs, says GlobalData

ICUs become a ‘delirium factory’ for COVID patients

ICUs become a ‘delirium factory’ for COVID patients

Study looks at delirium in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Study looks at delirium in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Faulty ApoE4 gene increases risk for Alzheimer’s and for COVID-19

Faulty ApoE4 gene increases risk for Alzheimer’s and for COVID-19

GlobalData: Patients treated for ICU delirium will increase as COVID-19 outbreak continues

GlobalData: Patients treated for ICU delirium will increase as COVID-19 outbreak continues

‘No intubation’: Seniors fearful of COVID-19 are changing their living wills

‘No intubation’: Seniors fearful of COVID-19 are changing their living wills

Study with twins shows COVID-19 symptoms have genetic contribution

Study with twins shows COVID-19 symptoms have genetic contribution