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2015-03-24 04:26:34

Delirium associated with 7.4 additional hospital days and $8,000 more in hospital costs LAS VEGAS, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study presented today at the 2015 Annual Meeting

2014-05-28 08:42:06

New Johns Hopkins research suggests that critically ill patients receiving steroids in a hospital's intensive care unit (ICU) are significantly more likely to develop delirium.

2013-11-19 23:24:16

New whitepaper cites delirium as a significant factor in the rate of resident and patient rehospitalizations. Cary, NC (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Relias

ICU Visits Lead To Alzheimer's-Like Symptoms
2013-10-03 10:36:03

When a patient gets treatment in an intensive care unit, they may come out of the ICU with an entirely different problem – cognitive impairment.

2013-02-20 14:35:41

A hospital is not the best place to get a good night's sleep, especially in a noisy intensive care unit.

2012-11-14 15:09:58

A first-of-its-kind program at St. Michael's Hospital lowers risk of delirium in elderly patients admitted for trauma and decreases the likelihood they will be discharged to a long-term care facility.

2012-09-18 22:49:51

Delirium, a common acute condition with significant short- and long-term effects on cognition and function, should be identified as an indicator of poor long-term prognosis, prompting immediate and effective management strategies.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.