Search Tag: cognitive impairment

ICU Management

Pre-ICU cognitive status associated with post-ICU disability

2018 09 May

Among older adults, any impairment (even minimal) in pre-intensive care unit cognitive status was associated with an increase in post-ICU disability over the six months after a critical illness, and that the relative increase in post-ICU disability was comparable between those with minimal and moderate cognitive impairment, according to new research... Read more

Cardiology Management

Hypertension and Dementia: Current Evidence, Future Directions

2016 31 Oct

A scientific statement from the American Heart Association, which has been recently published in the journal Hypertension , shows that high blood pressure (BP) in middle age is associated with impaired cognition and is a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease.   Previous research provides consistent evidence that chronic arterial hypertension during... Read more