Delirium

Delirium, Dementia, and the Aging Brain: Searching for Answers

Delirium, Dementia, and the Aging Brain: Searching for Answers

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Although existing management strategies for delirium are limited in effectiveness, researchers are hopeful that improvements in prevention strategies for delirium may be achieved by gaining a better understanding of the role of cognitive and brain reserve.

Anesthesia for Surgery and Subsequent Onset of Cognitive Dysfunction

Anesthesia for Surgery and Subsequent Onset of Cognitive Dysfunction

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Results from animal studies have been showing that anesthetics may be neurotoxic and could lead to cognitive dysfunction.

Pre-, Post-Op C-Reactive Protein Levels Tied to Delirium

Pre-, Post-Op C-Reactive Protein Levels Tied to Delirium

CRP levels linked to incidence, duration, severity of delirium in older adults undergoing noncardiac surgery.

Dementia May Be Exacerbated by Hospital-Related Delirium

Dementia May Be Exacerbated by Hospital-Related Delirium

Delirium often goes unrecognized in busy hospitals.

Low-Dose Dexmedetomidine Reduces Postoperative Delirium in Older Patients

Low-Dose Dexmedetomidine Reduces Postoperative Delirium in Older Patients

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Dexmedetomidine reduced postoperative delirium by 14% in elderly patients following cardiac surgery.

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