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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.
ED-based geriatrics transition care nurse helps avoid hospital admissions

ED-based geriatrics transition care nurse helps avoid hospital admissions

Emergency department program reduces unnecessary admission of older patients by 33%

Emergency department program reduces unnecessary admission of older patients by 33%

For elder health, trips to the ER are often a tipping point

For elder health, trips to the ER are often a tipping point

New program improves outcomes for older people undergoing elective surgery

New program improves outcomes for older people undergoing elective surgery

CAR T cell therapy shows long-lasting remissions in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients

CAR T cell therapy shows long-lasting remissions in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients

Delirium severity in post-surgical patients linked to level of cognitive decline

Delirium severity in post-surgical patients linked to level of cognitive decline

Researchers propose theory for high incidence of post-stroke delirium and spatial neglect

Researchers propose theory for high incidence of post-stroke delirium and spatial neglect

HELP program for older adults reduces hospital readmissions rates

HELP program for older adults reduces hospital readmissions rates

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