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  • Did you know?

    More than 7 million
    hospitalized Americans suffer
    from delirium

  • I enjoy ADS as an organization composed of wonderful, friendly, and very bright people who are intensely interested in solving a problem that has defeated so many others. Delirium involves intense suffering and we (the members) insist of ourselves that we rise to the task of helping all those affected by delirium!
    -Dr. Barbara Kamholz

This book emphasizes a scientific approach to delirium that is aligned with the vision of the ADS.

Dear EDA-ADS members and friends,

View the recent MEDPAGE TODAY article featuring two of our Board members, Karin Neufeld and Joseph Flaherty, published on Jan. 13th.

The Australian Delirium Society symposium gives a unique opportunity to present your research and clinical work in the field of delirium and reach a multidisciplinary audience.

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A recent study was performed in an ICU department at a medical center to determine if changes in motoric behavior measured by video monitoring are indicative for delirium.

The 2nd and 3rd Annual ADS Meetings (June 2012 and June 2013) in Indianapolis were quite a success. In order to increase attendance at the next ADS Meeting (June 1-3, 2014 in Baltimore, MD), please tell us something that you found worthwhile about the 2012 and/or 2013 ADS Meetings.”

The goals of the American Delirium Society are to foster research, education, quality improvement, advocacy & implementation science to minimize the impact of delirium on short- and long-term health and well being, and the effects of delirium on the health care system as a whole.