Rational Use of Second-Generation Antipsychotics for the Treatment of ICU Delirium.

Abstract

Delirium, described as an acute neuropsychiatric syndrome, occurs commonly in critically ill patients and leads to many negative outcomes including increased mortality and long-term cognitive deficits. Despite the lack of clinical data supporting the use of antipsychotics for the management of intensive care unit (ICU) delirium, pharmacological… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0897190015585763

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