Clarifying the Confusion Surrounding Drug-Associated Delirium in the ICU

Delirium occurs frequently in the critically ill and may adversely affect both short and long-term outcomes.[1, 2] Treatment options for delirium in the ICU remain limited. Therefore, clinicians should focus on delirium prevention and risk reduction strategies.[3] While predisposing (e.g., older age) and many precipitating (e.g.

Building a Quality Program Around Delirium

Building a Quality Program Around Delirium

At ADS, we share a passion for improving care for delirium. However, more than passion about caring for patients with delirium is required to develop a quality improvement program for delirium. In this blog, we will detail crucial implementation steps of a delirium program.

Step 1: Become the “Expert”
The development of a strong understanding of the problem and previous attempts to address it will inform the next steps and help you to avoid repeating other’s mistakes.

Great patient video about #icudelirium

Great patient video about #icudelirium Watch this 17-year old patient explain her experience

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/teen-explains-life-coma/story?id=32473542

Thanks to Dale Needham (@DrDaleNeedham) for tweeting this to our attention.

Abstract submission Live @ EDA/ BGS Dementia SIG Joint Meeting on Delirium 2-4th September London

EDA & BGS Dementia SIG are pleased to announce that abstract submission for the 10th European Delirium Association conference in London (September 3rd and 4th, 2015) is open from today - 1st July 2015 .

Abstracts should be submitted through the registration website: http://bit.ly/EDABGS15Abstracts

The closing date is 15th July.

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