Caring Companions: Providing Safe Passage for Patients
- Patients Placed in Contact Isolation Are at Increased Risk for Delirium. Pierson, David J. // Internal Medicine Alert;3/29/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p45
The article focuses on the non psychiatric patients who are at increased risk of delirium when placed in isolation than those placed in contact isolation.
- Pregabalin. // Reactions Weekly;3/16/2013, Issue 1444, p29
The article presents a case study of a 44 year old woman who developed delirium, psychosis and visual hallucinations during treatment for neuropathic pain with pregabalin.
- Ertapenem. // Reactions Weekly;2/19/2011, Issue 1339, p20
The article presents case reports of two elderly patients who developed delirium during treatment with ertapenem for sacral osteomyelitis or prophylactic use following laparotomy.
- SELF REPORTS OF CONFUSION AFTER ACUTE DRUG CHALLENGE. Katz, I. R.; Sands, L. P.; DiFillippo, S.; Boyce, A.; D'Angelo, K. // Gerontologist;Oct1996 Supplement, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p236
Studies of the cognitive decrements occurring after acute administration of anticholinergic medications to normal older volunteers has provided information regarding both the neuropharmacological mechanisms underlying cognitive processes and the safety of medications used in clinical practice....
- Bir Ã‡ocuktaki Ã‡oÄŸul Etiyolojiye BaÄŸlÄ±, Hipoaktif - KarÄ±ÅŸÄ±k GÃ¶rÃ¼nÃ¼mlÃ¼ Deliryum ve Risperidon Ä°le Tedavisi: Vak'a Takdimi. Tufan, Ali Evren; urukan, ‹brahim; Cöngölo¤lu, Ayhan; Türkbay, Tümer // Yeni Symposium;2010, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p139
Delirium in children can be due to various etiologies and its clinical signs can differ from those of adults. Because of the increased prevalence of missed cases of delirium in children and adolescents and the limitation of literature from our country, this case presentation may be deemed...
- NEW TEST SPOTS VULNERABILITY TO HOSPITAL DELIRIUM. // Mind, Mood & Memory;Jan2014, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p2
The article highlights a study published online in the "Journal of Hospital Medicine," on August 7, 2013, which notes that a four-question test called AWOL can help doctors more easily identify patients with an increased risk for delirium upon admission to a hospital.
- Delirium, frailty and IL-6 in the elderly surgical patient. Bagnall, Nigel; Faiz, Omar // Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery;Aug2014, Vol. 399 Issue 6, p799
A letter to the editor in response to a research conducted by researcher Jia Y and colleagues in 2013 related to the role of enhanced recovery care to reduce the incidence of delirium in patients undergoing colorectal resection, is presented.
- A foundation doctor's guide to clerking the confused older patient. Winstanley, Laura; Glew, Simon; Harwood, Rowan // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);May2010, Vol. 71 Issue 5, pM79
The article offers guidelines for hospital physicians on how to properly deal with confused older patients. Accordingly, confusion is a common cause of acute admissions that encompass dementia, delirium, and depression. It stresses that a collateral history of patients is vitally significant...
- Delirium and dementia in acute hospitals: assessing the impact of RMN input. Law, Emma // Nursing Older People;Nov2008, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p35
There is evidence that provision for the mental health needs of older people in acute hospitals is generally poor. This article describes a study undertaken over a nine-month period at Perth Royal Infirmary, a 317-bed district general hospital The study sought to measure the impact of input from...