ICU delirium: an update

  title={ICU delirium: an update},
  author={S. F. Jones and M. Pisani},
  journal={Current Opinion in Critical Care},
  • S. F. Jones, M. Pisani
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Critical Care
  • Purpose of reviewDelirium is frequently encountered in the ICU and is associated with significant adverse outcomes. The increasingly recognized consequences of ICU delirium should enhance efforts to improve recognition and management of this serious problem. We aim to review the recent literature on ICU delirium, including risk factors, detection, management and long-term impact of disease. Recent findingsWe present the most recent evidence on risk factors for ICU delirium and its persistence… CONTINUE READING
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