Sarah L Laughon

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BACKGROUND Older adults comprise a growing proportion of the United States population that is at risk for burns. However, few studies have examined cognitive function in this patient population. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to measure the prevalence and incidence of dementia and delirium in older adults admitted for burn injuries. METHODS(More)
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS) is a rare, yet potentially fatal idiopathic response to dopamine receptor antagonists requiring prompt recognition and discontinuation of offending medications. It is a challenging, underrecognized syndrome in the critical care setting and even more so in the burn population. The hyperdynamic, hyperthermic, and(More)
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