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The aim of this double-blinded randomised placebo-controlled trial was to investigate the efficacy of clonidine for delirium in medical inpatients > 65 years.
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Name: International journal of geriatric psychiatry
Delirium is a common and serious complication in elderly patients undergoing major abdominal surgery, with significant adverse outcomes. Successful strategies or therapies to reduce the incidence of d...
With the increase in the proportion of elderly Lebanese patients, little is known about delirium's prevalence, incidence and correlated factors.
To study the effectiveness of the inclusion of Cytoflavin in the management of postoperative delirium treating in elderly patients. Analyzed the results of treatment of 89 elderly patients (65-74 year...
Delirium in patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI) is associated with increased mortality. The main goal of this study was to investigate the association between delirium and mortality in patients...
Delirium is a common, serious condition associated with poor hospital outcomes. Guidelines recommend screening for delirium risk to target diagnostic and/or prevention strategies. This study criticall...
In this study, the investigators will compare traditional lucid dream induction techniques, stress reduction strategies, and sleep hygiene across three study groups: (1) lucid dream and st...
This prospective, randomised, double blinded, controlled clinical trial will be conducted in 147 patients between 60 yr and 70 yr , ASA physical status II and III, undergoing CABG. Patient...
Delirium is a frequently occurred cerebral complication in elderly patients after surgery, and its occurrence is associated with worse outcomes. Sleep disturbances is considered to be one ...
Delirium is a common complication in elderly patients following surgery. Patients who develop delirium after surgery are at increased risk for serious complications, and even death.This mu...
The current study aims to elucidate the effectiveness of a preventative delirium protocol in patients older than 65 years of age undergoing elective surgery.
A form of DELIRIUM which occurs after GENERAL ANESTHESIA.
Cognitive disorders including delirium, dementia, and other cognitive disorders. These may be the result of substance use, trauma, or other causes.
An alpha-2 adrenergic agonist that crosses the blood-brain barrier. Clonidine acts centrally by reducing sympathetic tone, resulting in a fall in diastolic and systolic blood pressure and a reduction in heart rate. It also acts peripherally, and this peripheral activity may be responsible for the transient increase in blood pressure seen during rapid intravenous administration. (From Martindale, the Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p350)
An acute organic mental disorder induced by cessation or reduction in chronic alcohol consumption. Clinical characteristics include CONFUSION; DELUSIONS; vivid HALLUCINATIONS; TREMOR; agitation; insomnia; and signs of autonomic hyperactivity (e.g., elevated blood pressure and heart rate, dilated pupils, and diaphoresis). This condition may occasionally be fatal. It was formerly called delirium tremens. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1175)
Housing arrangements for the elderly or aged, intended to foster independent living. The housing may take the form of group homes or small apartments. It is available to the economically self-supporting but the concept includes housing for the elderly with some physical limitations. The concept should be differentiated from HOMES FOR THE AGED which is restricted to long-term geriatric facilities providing supervised medical and nursing services.