"Delirium" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A disorder characterized by CONFUSION; inattentiveness; disorientation; ILLUSIONS; HALLUCINATIONS; agitation; and in some instances autonomic nervous system overactivity. It may result from toxic/metabolic conditions or structural brain lesions. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp411-2)
- Subacute Delirium
- Delirium, Subacute
- Deliriums, Subacute
- Subacute Deliriums
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Delirium" by people in Profiles.
2022 Society of Critical Care Medicine Clinical Practice Guidelines on Prevention and Management of Pain, Agitation, Neuromuscular Blockade, and Delirium in Critically Ill Pediatric Patients With Consideration of the ICU Environment and Early Mobility. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2022 02 01; 23(2):e74-e110.
Independent Association Between Type of Intraoperative Blood Transfusion and Postoperative Delirium After Complex Spinal Fusion for Adult Deformity Correction. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Feb 15; 45(4):268-274.
Gender differences in the use of atypical antipsychotic medications for ICU delirium. Crit Care. 2018 09 21; 22(1):220.
Preoperative Hemoglobin Level is Associated with Increased Health Care Use After Elective Spinal Fusion (=3 Levels) in Elderly Male Patients with Spine Deformity. World Neurosurg. 2018 Apr; 112:e348-e354.
Association between baseline cognitive impairment and postoperative delirium in elderly patients undergoing surgery for adult spinal deformity. J Neurosurg Spine. 2018 01; 28(1):103-108.
Depression as an independent predictor of postoperative delirium in spine deformity patients undergoing elective spine surgery. J Neurosurg Spine. 2017 Aug; 27(2):209-214.
Post-operative delirium is an independent predictor of 30-day hospital readmission after spine surgery in the elderly (=65years old): A study of 453 consecutive elderly spine surgery patients. J Clin Neurosci. 2017 Jul; 41:128-131.
Drug therapy for delirium in terminally ill adult patients. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Nov 14; 11:CD004770.
Recommendations for mental health care of older adults: Part 2--an overview of dementia, delirium, and substance abuse. J Gerontol Nurs. 2009 Feb; 35(2):35-47; quiz 48-9.
Neuropsychiatric manifestations of phenytoin toxicity in an elderly patient. J Psychiatr Pract. 2007 Jan; 13(1):49-54.