Delirium News and Research

RSS
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.
Researchers identify factors that predict frailty transitions in older men

Researchers identify factors that predict frailty transitions in older men

Novartis gets FDA approval for novel immunocellular therapy to treat relapsed or refractory B-cell ALL

Novartis gets FDA approval for novel immunocellular therapy to treat relapsed or refractory B-cell ALL

Intensive Care Medicine

Intensive Care Medicine

Study shows poor survival of advanced cancer patients with delirium in emergency departments

Study shows poor survival of advanced cancer patients with delirium in emergency departments

Study: People with confusion caused by dementia or delirium have worse treatment outcomes

Study: People with confusion caused by dementia or delirium have worse treatment outcomes

Burn injuries may be preventable through increased access to high-quality mental health care

Burn injuries may be preventable through increased access to high-quality mental health care

Research scientist at Kessler Foundation receives $231,000 grant from American Heart Association

Research scientist at Kessler Foundation receives $231,000 grant from American Heart Association

Patients with postoperative delirium more likely to suffer dementia

Patients with postoperative delirium more likely to suffer dementia

Urgent hospitalizations linked to increased rate of cognitive decline in older adults

Urgent hospitalizations linked to increased rate of cognitive decline in older adults

Study reveals safety of patient-administered sedatives during mechanical ventilation

Study reveals safety of patient-administered sedatives during mechanical ventilation

New device removes medical alarm sounds to improve ICU patient recovery

New device removes medical alarm sounds to improve ICU patient recovery

Researchers explore accuracy of delirium diagnoses in older adults after surgeries

Researchers explore accuracy of delirium diagnoses in older adults after surgeries

Combining oral drug with personalized cell therapy can lead to complete remission in CLL patients

Combining oral drug with personalized cell therapy can lead to complete remission in CLL patients

Psychiatrist explains dangerous effects of cocaine addiction

Psychiatrist explains dangerous effects of cocaine addiction

New tool aims to decrease rate of malnutrition in hospitals

New tool aims to decrease rate of malnutrition in hospitals

Study explores clinical impact of delirium in patients with acute cardiac diseases

Study explores clinical impact of delirium in patients with acute cardiac diseases

Pre-surgery information can help predict cognitive decline after postoperative delirium, study finds

Pre-surgery information can help predict cognitive decline after postoperative delirium, study finds

Novel easy-to-use tool holds potential to revolutionize delirium care in ICU

Novel easy-to-use tool holds potential to revolutionize delirium care in ICU

Men with hip fractures experience greater cognitive impairment and higher risk of death, study shows

Men with hip fractures experience greater cognitive impairment and higher risk of death, study shows

Taking multiple medications linked to frailty in older adults

Taking multiple medications linked to frailty in older adults