Delirium in the geriatric unit: proton-pump inhibitors and other risk | CIA

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Iwona Otremba, Krzysztof Wilczyński, Jan Szewieczek

Department of Geriatrics, School of Health Sciences in Katowice, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland

Antipsychotic Medication for Prevention and Treatment of Delirium in Hospitalized Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.14076/full

Antipsychotic Medication for Prevention and Treatment of Delirium in Hospitalized Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis - Neufeld - 2016 - Journal of the American Geriatrics Society - Wiley Online Library

Objectives
To evaluate the effectiveness of antipsychotic medications in preventing and treating delirium.

Design
Systematic review and meta-analysis.

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On behalf of the 2016 Scientific Planning Committee of the Canadian Geriatrics Society (CGS), it is with great excitement that we announce that early bird conference registration is now open!

Pharmacologic Approaches to Managing Delirium

Delirium is a negative consequence of illness; it is upsetting for patients and families and costly to the healthcare system.

Pub Med: Validation of the Critical Care Pain Observation Tool in Critically Ill Patients With Delirium: A Prospective Cohort Study.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26783859

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Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan 16. [Epub ahead of print]
Validation of the Critical Care Pain Observation Tool in Critically Ill Patients With Delirium: A Prospective Cohort Study.
Kanji S1, MacPhee H, Singh A, Johanson C, Fairbairn J, Lloyd T, MacLean R, Rosenberg E.
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