Translation and validation of the Korean confusion assessment method for the intensive care unit
- Screening methods for delirium: don't get confused! Polderman, Kees H. // Intensive Care Medicine;Jan2007, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p3
The author reflects on the importance of monitoring critically ill patients in intensive care units for symptoms of delirium. The article emphasizes the need for preventive measures and for regular screening of the patients. The author urges physicians not to consider diagnosis of delirium as...
- Occurrence of delirium is severely underestimated in the ICU during daily care. Spronk, Peter E.; Riekerk, Bea; Hofhuis, José; Rommes, Johannes H. // Intensive Care Medicine;Jul2009, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p1276
Delirium is associated with prolonged intensive care unit (ICU) stay and higher mortality. Therefore, the recognition of delirium is important. We investigated whether intensivists and ICU nurses could clinically identify the presence of delirium in ICU patients during daily care. All ICU...
- Delirium on the intensive care unit. Page, Valerie J.; Kurth, Tobias // BMJ: British Medical Journal;12/6/2014, Vol. 349 Issue 7896, pg7265
The article presents insights on a study of delirium in patients on the intensive care unit (ICU). Topics discussed include the challenges in exploring associations between delirium and death in critically ill patients, the use of a marginal structural model in analyzing the data for the study...
- Light levels of sedation and DSM-5 criteria for delirium. Zaal, I.; Slooter, A. // Intensive Care Medicine;Feb2014, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p300
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "The Accurate Recognition of Delirium in the ICU: The Emperor's New Clothes?" by J. W. Devlin and colleagues published in the journal in 2013.
- Untangling ICU delirium: is establishing its prevention in high-risk patients the final frontier? Reply to van der Jagt et al. Boogaard, M.; Pickkers, P.; van den Boogaard, M // Intensive Care Medicine;Aug2014, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p1183
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Untangling ICU Delirium: Is Establishing Its Prevention in High-Risk Patients the Final Frontier?" by van der Jagt et al. published online on July 15, 2014.
- Motoric subtypes of delirium in mechanically ventilated surgical and trauma intensive care unit patients. Pandharipande, Pratik; Cotton, Bryan A.; Shintani, Ayumi; Thompson, Jennifer; Costabile, Sean; Truman Pun, Brenda; Dittus, Robert; Ely, E. Wesley // Intensive Care Medicine;Oct2007, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p1726
Acute brain dysfunction or delirium occurs in the majority of mechanically ventilated (MV) medical intensive care unit (ICU) patients and is associated with increased mortality. Unfortunately delirium often goes undiagnosed as health care providers fail to recognize in particular the hypoactive...
- Model to predict delirium in intensive care patients. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;2/25/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7845, p11
The article presents information related to the development of model to predict delirium in intensive care patients.
- Short-term prediction of threatening and violent behaviour in an Acute Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit based on patient and environment characteristics. Vaaler, Arne E.; Iversen, Valentina C.; Morken, Gunnar; Fløvig, John C.; Palmstierna, Tom; Linaker, Olav M. // BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p44
Background: The aims of the present study were to investigate clinically relevant patient and environment-related predictive factors for threats and violent incidents the first three days in a PICU population based on evaluations done at admittance. Methods: In 2000 and 2001 all 118 consecutive...
- Delirium in intensive care patients. Page, Valerie // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;2/25/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7845, p8
The article discusses issues related delirium in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). It has been informed that a study by researcher Levi Van den Boogaard and colleagues provides a risk model to determine the likelihood of patients in intensive care developing delirium. It has been informed that the...