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ICU Management

LIVES 2017: Which delirium prediction model should we use?

2017 02 Oct

ICU delirium affects around one-third of ICU patients, leading to short- and long-term impaired outcome as well as increased costs. Better prediction of who is at risk of delirium will lead to increased efficiency, as preventive interventions will focus on those patients at high risk of delirium, suggests Anneliese Wassenaar, Radboud University Medical Center,... Read more

ICU Management

ICU Delirium and Long-term Cognitive Impairment

2017 01 Aug

A prospective cohort study conducted in a tertiary level intensive care unit (ICU) in Queensland, Australia aims to investigate the relationship between patient delirium and long-term cognitive impairment. The findings, published in the journal Australian Critical Care, show that ICU delirium was positively associated with impaired information processing... Read more