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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-09-10T11:58:17-0400
The hospital pharmacy at the Zuyderland Medical Centre developed the DElirium MOdel (DEMO) to predict which patients are at risk of developing a delirium in patients aged 60 or older. With...
The purpose of this randomized clinical trial is to determine whether haloperidol is superior to olanzapine for the treatment of ICU acquired delirium. The hypothesis is that haloperidol ...
Will the use of prophylactic Haloperidol for patients undergoing open heart surgery reduce the incidence, duration, and severity of post cardiotomy delirium?
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.
Delirium in Intensive Care (IC) patients is a frequent disorder. The aim of this study is to investigate whether treatment of delirium in the ICU with rivastigmine added to haloperidol sho...
Results of studies on use of prophylactic haloperidol in critically ill adults are inconclusive, especially in patients at high risk of delirium.
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.
This randomized controlled trial compared haloperidol along with conventional therapy to placebo along with conventional therapy for gastroparesis in the emergency department. The primary outcomes of ...
Haloperidol is an antipsychotic agent and acts as dopamine D2 receptor (D2R) antagonist, as a prototypical ligand of sigma1 receptors (Sig1R) and it increases expression of type 1 IP3 receptors (IP3R1...
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.