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Dosing regimens of quetiapine to treat delirium in critically ill patients are titrated to effect, and may utilize doses higher than previously reported. This study aimed to assess the safety of quetiapine for this indication.
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Name: Journal of critical care
Intensive care unit (ICU) delirium is highly prevalent and a potentially avoidable hospital complication. The current cost of ICU delirium is unknown.
To determine whether treatment of delirium affects outcomes.
Delirium commonly presents as a complication in critically ill patients. Our aim is to perform a meta-analysis investigating the role of haloperidol versus placebo in management (treatment and prophyl...
There are no effective, tolerable, and established medications for preventing delirium in critically ill patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). We investigated whether suvorexant was effe...
Delirium is common in intensive care patients. Dexmedetomidine is increasingly used for sedation in this setting, but its effect on delirium remains unclear. The primary aim of this review was to exam...
This is a prospective, double-blind, randomized controlled trial to begin determining the efficacy of quetiapine as a treatment for pediatric delirium in patients admitted to the pediatric...
This project seeks to describe the incidence of delirium in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and to identify risk and preventive factors associated with development of delirium. Especially, ...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether quetiapine, and haloperidol are effective and safe in the treatment psychiatric symptoms in patients with delirium.
Scheduled, low-dose quetiapine is effective in preventing delirium in high-risk critically ill, trauma/surgical patients. Prophylaxis also reduced ventilator duration and ICU length of sta...
Double blinded Clinical trial to test efficacy of Quetiapine versus placebo in reducing postoperative delirium in high risk surgical patients after three days of treatment.
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill infants and children. Neonates are excluded since INTENSIVE CARE UNITS, NEONATAL is available.
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
Critical care treatment using intensive monitoring and aggressive management of perioperative hemodynamics in high risk patients,
Advanced and highly specialized care provided to medical or surgical patients whose conditions are life-threatening and require comprehensive care and constant monitoring. It is usually administered in specially equipped units of a health care facility.
A form of DELIRIUM which occurs after GENERAL ANESTHESIA.