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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.
How SARS-CoV-2 vaccination symptoms differ from early COVID-19 symptoms

How SARS-CoV-2 vaccination symptoms differ from early COVID-19 symptoms

Better healthcare processes can reduce the risk of delirium among elderly patients

Better healthcare processes can reduce the risk of delirium among elderly patients

Immune system dysfunction can alter the link between cannabis use and psychosis

Immune system dysfunction can alter the link between cannabis use and psychosis

An analysis links COVID-19 to brain microvascular injury and inflammation

An analysis links COVID-19 to brain microvascular injury and inflammation

FDA grants accelerated approval for first-of-its-kind Alzheimer's treatment

FDA grants accelerated approval for first-of-its-kind Alzheimer's treatment

Secondary infections amplify the brain's immune response and affect memory in Alzheimer's disease

Secondary infections amplify the brain's immune response and affect memory in Alzheimer's disease

Researchers use anesthetics to study reemerging consciousness, cognitive function after anesthesia

Researchers use anesthetics to study reemerging consciousness, cognitive function after anesthesia

A new model to prevent or manage caffeine withdrawal after surgery

A new model to prevent or manage caffeine withdrawal after surgery

Seniors enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid can experience worse outcomes after ICU hospitalization

Seniors enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid can experience worse outcomes after ICU hospitalization

A look at how coronavirus disease (COVID-19) affects Parkinson's

A look at how coronavirus disease (COVID-19) affects Parkinson's

New study finds a stark decrease in the number of abdominal surgeries among older adults

New study finds a stark decrease in the number of abdominal surgeries among older adults

Algorithms can assess unconsciousness under general anesthesia with accuracy and reliability

Algorithms can assess unconsciousness under general anesthesia with accuracy and reliability

Mild depression may predict postoperative delirium in older adults undergoing hip fracture repair

Mild depression may predict postoperative delirium in older adults undergoing hip fracture repair

Study finds one-third of COVID-19 patients experience neurological symptoms

Study finds one-third of COVID-19 patients experience neurological symptoms

Study identifies risk factors for delirium among hospitalized patients in Zambia

Study identifies risk factors for delirium among hospitalized patients in Zambia

SARS-CoV-2 does not directly infect the brain but can inflict neurological damage

SARS-CoV-2 does not directly infect the brain but can inflict neurological damage

COVID-19 infection linked to neurological and mental health conditions

COVID-19 infection linked to neurological and mental health conditions

2021 AGS Annual Scientific Meeting goes virtual for the first time

2021 AGS Annual Scientific Meeting goes virtual for the first time

COVID-19 patients with dementia have higher risk for complications, mortality

COVID-19 patients with dementia have higher risk for complications, mortality

Neuroinvasiveness of SARS-CoV-2 shown by viral RNA and inflammation in the brain

Neuroinvasiveness of SARS-CoV-2 shown by viral RNA and inflammation in the brain