Delirium? Now what?by
By Derek S. Mongold, MD
My father is in the hospital and they say that he has delirium. What exactly is delirium?
Delirium is a state of severe confusion that is usually brought on by a medical...
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Statins Help Prevent Delirium After Heart Surgery
06 jan 2009-- Elderly patients who take cholesterol-lowering statins before cardiac surgery may lower their chances of having postoperative delirium...
Delirium Presentation Predicts M ...by
Dr. Rubens D.Delirium Presentation Predicts Mortality
19 july 2009--The way certain patients present in the post-acute hospital setting with delirium, a common, preventable but life-threatening acute confusional...
Delirium in older patients ass ...by
Dr. Rubens D.Delirium in older patients associated with greater risk of death, dementia and institutionalization
30 JULY 2010--A review and analysis of previous research indicates that delirium in elderly...
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Dr. Rubens D.Delirium increases risk of developing new dementia eight-fold in older patients
Older people who have experienced episodes of delirium are significantly more likely to develop dementia, according to new research...
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Dr. Rubens D.Delirium May Accelerate Decline in Alzheimer's Disease
Cognitive function declines faster after an episode of delirium
06 may 2009-- Patients with Alzheimer's disease have a greater acceleration...