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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-08-21T20:18:14-0400
Postoperative delirium may result in many adverse complications. At present little is known about postoperative delirium in patients after crniotomy because they may manifest similar sympt...
With the increasing number of advanced surgical operations being done annually, including the elderly, the risk of developing postoperative delirium is potentially high. Postoperative deli...
Postoperative delirium after total knee replacement surgery has been related to significant morbidity and mortality among high risk patients. Anesthetic care might play a role in the devel...
The purpose of this study is to investigate the possible relationship of microRNA and postoperative delirium.
Postoperative delirium (POD) is a common postoperative complication that can occur in patients of any age. POD brings great burden to patients and their families, as the following cognitiv...
Basic science and clinical studies suggest that sleep disturbance may be a modifiable risk factor for postoperative delirium. We aimed to assess the association between preoperative sleep disturbance ...
Subsyndromal delirium is associated with serious adverse outcomes of longer lengths of stay, increased long-term care admissions, and higher six-month mortality rates. Postoperative pain is a risk fac...
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...
Antipsychotics have been proposed as a pharmacological alternative to prevent postoperative delirium. Nonetheless, their actual clinical benefits and harms are a matter of debate.
Delirium is a common complication of vascular surgery. The protective effect of preoperative statins on delirium after vascular surgery is controversial. The authors hypothesized that preoperative sta...
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)
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent with potent analgesic and antiarthritic properties. It has been shown to be effective in the treatment of OSTEOARTHRITIS; RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; ankylosing SPONDYLITIS; and in the alleviation of postoperative pain (PAIN, POSTOPERATIVE).
Abdominal symptoms after removal of the GALLBLADDER. The common postoperative symptoms are often the same as those present before the operation, such as COLIC, bloating, NAUSEA, and VOMITING. There is pain on palpation of the right upper quadrant and sometimes JAUNDICE. The term is often used, inaccurately, to describe such postoperative symptoms not due to gallbladder removal.