Delirium after elective surgery among elderly patients taking statins
- Their Altered Mental States. Baldauf, Sarah // U.S. News & World Report;7/23/2007, Vol. 143 Issue 3, following p62
The article reports on problems intensive care hospital patients experience with the confusion of delirium brought on by extensive hospital stays, and the effects of medication and disorientation. Researchers have found that "sundowning" as delirium is often called, could have lasting effects....
- Causes of delirium in a prospective study of elderly hospital patients. // Age & Ageing;Jan97 Supplement, Vol. 26, p29
Presents an abstract of the study `Causes of Delirium in a Prospective Study of Elderly Hospital Patients,' by S.T. O'Keeffe and J. Lavin, presented during the communications to the autumn meeting of the British Geriatrics Society on October 3-4, 1996 in London, England.
- Delirium in Older Persons. // New England Journal of Medicine;4/13/2006, Vol. 354 Issue 15, p1655
A correction to the article "Delirium in Older Persons," in the March 16, 2006 issue is presented.
- Light on sundown syndrome. Donaldson Jr., Robert M.; Berkowitz, Henry D. // Cortlandt Forum;5/25/95, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p61
Presents the responses of Charles S. Krin of Rayville, Louisiana and Michael E. Abrams of Urbandale, Iowa on an item on sundown syndrome. Palliative treatment; Dosages of haloperidol and lorazepam.
- Predicting delirium in elderly patients: Development and validation of a risk-stratification model. O'Keeffe, S.T.; Lavan, J.N. // Age & Ageing;Jul96, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p317
Examines the prediction of delirium in elderly patients. Delirium as a complication of acute illness in the elderly; Development and validation of a model predicting delirium; Observations in the aged.
- Azithromycin. // Reactions Weekly;7/22/2006, Issue 1111, p7
A bibliography on the subject of delirium in an elderly patient is presented, which includes the article "Azithromycin-induced delirium in an old patient," by MadroÃ±ero AB and colleagues.
- Commentary on "Large Neutral Amino Acid Changes and Delirium in Febrile Elderly Medical Patients" van der Mast, Rose C. // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;May2000, Vol. 55A Issue 5, pB253
Comments on the study `Large Neutral Amino Acid Changes and Delirium in Febrile Elderly Medical Patients.' Definition of delirium; Causes of the increase of phenylalanine during illness.
- Delirium in the elderly patient. Bross, Michael H.; Tatum, Nancy O. // American Family Physician;11/1/1994, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p1325
Discusses various aspects of delirium in the elderly patient. Epidemiology and risk factors; Clinical presentations of delirium; Diagnostic evaluation; Physical examination; Management; Prevention.
- Use of bedside tests of attention to diagnose delirium. O'Keeffe, S.T.; Gosney, M.A. // Age & Ageing;Sep96 Supplement, Vol. 25, p28
Presents an abstract of the study `Use of Bedside Tests of Attention to Diagnose Delirium,' by S.T. O'Keeffee and M.A. Gosney, presented during the Communications to the Spring Meeting of the British Geriatrics Society on April 11-13, 1996 in Canterbury, England.