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Delirium is an acute disorder marked by impairments in attention and cognition, caused by an underlying medical problem. Antipsychotics are used to prevent delirium, but their benefits and harms are unclear.
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Name: Annals of internal medicine
Delirium is common in hospitalized patients and is associated with worse outcomes. Antipsychotics are commonly used; however, the associated benefits and harms are unclear.
Delirium is a common and distressing mental disorder. It is often caused by a combination of stressor events in susceptible people, particularly older people living with frailty and dementia. Adults l...
Each hospital day of delirium incurs greater healthcare costs, higher levels of care, greater staff burden, and higher complication rates. Accordingly, administrators are incentivized to identify mode...
The question of this review is: Is lifestyle intervention effective in preventing type 2 diabetes in adults identified as being at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes?Additional specific review su...
The health problems of hospitalized older patients are complicated, with delirium a common neurocognitive disorder in this population. Delirium has been correlated with the longer periods of hospitali...
Delirium is a common morbid condition in hospitalized adults. Treatment of delirium has been unsatisfactory and prevention is the preferred goal. Based on limited experimental research, ra...
The purpose of this study is to determine if using an over-the-counter, commercially available sleep noise machine playing pink or white noise will reduce the incidence of delirium in hosp...
Delirium is an organic psychiatric syndrome characterized by fluctuating consciousness and impairment in perception, cognition and behavior. In hospitalized elderly, the prevalence of deli...
Objectives: To analyze if a multicomponent nurse-led intervention randomized clinical trial (MID-Nurse Study) is feasible (Pilot study), and can reduce the incidence, duration, and severit...
This pilot study is designed to address feasibility for a larger randomized control clinical study that will determine the efficacy of exposure to the MindfulGarden - an interactive digita...
A form of DELIRIUM which occurs after GENERAL ANESTHESIA.
Review of the medical necessity of hospital or other health facility admissions, upon or within a short time following an admission, and periodic review of services provided during the course of treatment.
Adolescent hospitalized for short term care.
Child hospitalized for short term care.
Multi-step systematic review process used for improving safety by investigation of incidents to find what happened, why it happened, and to determine what can be done to prevent it from happening again.