Rapidly reversible, sedation-related delirium versus persistent delirium in the intensive care unit.

@article{Patel2014RapidlyRS,
  title={Rapidly reversible, sedation-related delirium versus persistent delirium in the intensive care unit.},
  author={Shruti B. Patel and Jason T Poston and A. A. Pohlman and Jesse Booth Hall and John Paul Kress},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={189 6},
  pages={658-65}
}
RATIONALE Intensive care unit (ICU) delirium is associated with ventilator, ICU, and hospital days; discharge functional status; and mortality. Whether rapidly reversible, sedation-related delirium (delirium that abates shortly after sedative interruption) occurs with the same frequency and portends the same prognosis as persistent delirium (delirium that persists despite a short period of sedative interruption) is unknown. OBJECTIVES To compare rapidly reversible, sedation-related delirium… CONTINUE READING
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