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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.
Seeing the same GP over time lowers the rates of health complications in people with dementia

Seeing the same GP over time lowers the rates of health complications in people with dementia

The long-term neurologic consequences of COVID-19

The long-term neurologic consequences of COVID-19

Experts highlight the neurological effects of SARS-CoV-2 and the need for rigorous research

Experts highlight the neurological effects of SARS-CoV-2 and the need for rigorous research

Study shows inequalities in addressing post-acute neurological manifestations of COVID-19

Study shows inequalities in addressing post-acute neurological manifestations of COVID-19

Older people taking anxiety drugs and antidepressants more likely to suffer postoperative delirium

Older people taking anxiety drugs and antidepressants more likely to suffer postoperative delirium

Brain injury markers associated with dysregulated immunological responses in COVID-19

Brain injury markers associated with dysregulated immunological responses in COVID-19

Cedars-Sinai researchers uncover the cause of UTI-induced delirium

Cedars-Sinai researchers uncover the cause of UTI-induced delirium

Inhaled prostacyclin improves oxygenation in acute respiratory distress syndrome patients

Inhaled prostacyclin improves oxygenation in acute respiratory distress syndrome patients

Study: Daily low-dose aspirin is neither protective nor harmful regarding dementia risk

Study: Daily low-dose aspirin is neither protective nor harmful regarding dementia risk

‘Covid hit us over the head with a two-by-four’: Addressing ageism with urgency

‘Covid hit us over the head with a two-by-four’: Addressing ageism with urgency

Potential link between SARS-CoV-2 infection and secondary occurrence of anti-NMDAR encephalitis

Potential link between SARS-CoV-2 infection and secondary occurrence of anti-NMDAR encephalitis

Factors predicting cognitive symptoms in long COVID

Factors predicting cognitive symptoms in long COVID

Offering patients a clinician team roster increases recognition and involvement

Offering patients a clinician team roster increases recognition and involvement

Ketamine use on patients with excited delirium and cocaine intoxication increases intubation rate

Ketamine use on patients with excited delirium and cocaine intoxication increases intubation rate

New study aims to improve the treatment of patients receiving end-of-life care

New study aims to improve the treatment of patients receiving end-of-life care

Delirium is highly likely in patients hospitalized for severe COVID-19

Delirium is highly likely in patients hospitalized for severe COVID-19

COVID-19 infections in Australian healthcare workers

COVID-19 infections in Australian healthcare workers

New study receives $33 million PCORI funding to compare anesthetic medications

New study receives $33 million PCORI funding to compare anesthetic medications

At urgent care, he got 5 stitches and a big surprise: A plastic surgeon’s bill for $1,040

At urgent care, he got 5 stitches and a big surprise: A plastic surgeon’s bill for $1,040

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

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