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Preventing Post-Operative Delirium in Patients Undergoing a Pneumonectomy, Esophagectomy or Thoracotomy

2014-09-10 11:58:17 | BioPortfolio

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Haloperidol vs Olanzapine for the Management of ICU Delirium

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A Double-blind, Randomized, Controlled Trial of Quetiapine Versus Haloperidol for the Treatment of Delirium

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Rivastigmine for Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Delirium

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Effect of Haloperidol on Survival Among Critically Ill Adults With a High Risk of Delirium: The REDUCE Randomized Clinical Trial.

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Effects of Haloperidol on Delirium in Adult Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to investigate whether or not the use of haloperidol could reduce the incidence of delirium in adult patients.

Haloperidol and delirium in the ICU: the finger pointing to the moon.

Hot off the Press: SGEM#196: Gastroparesis - I Feel Like Throwing Up.

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Development of a Dynamic Multi-Protein Signature of Postoperative Delirium.

Delirium is common, morbid, and costly, yet its biology is poorly understood. We aimed to develop a multi-protein signature of delirium by identifying proteins associated with delirium from unbiased p...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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 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)

Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.

An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.

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