Tag: delerium

Delirium Common, Costly After Mitral, Tricuspid Valve Repair

Delirium occurred in nearly 1-in-10 elderly patients after percutaneous mitral and tricuspid valve repair and signaled longer hospital stays and worse survival, a new study...

A Case of an Underdiagnosed Condition?

A 46-year-old North Carolina man, who was pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving, vehemently denied consuming alcohol. When he refused to take a breathalyzer...

Microvascular Injury of Brain, Olfactory Bulbs Seen in COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Multifocal microvascular injury in the brain and olfactory bulbs is another...

Add Delirium to Checklist of COVID-19 Symptoms in Seniors

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Delirium should be included on checklists of the presenting signs and...

Telemedicine Checklist May Smooth Visits With Older Patients

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. During the pandemic, physicians have raced to set up or expand...

In-hospital Delirium Linked to Long-term Cognitive Decline

Delirium that occurs during hospitalization is associated with long-term cognitive decline, new research suggests. Results of a systematic review and meta-analysis of 24 studies show...

Young Psychiatrists Share Stories From the Pandemic Front Lines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A series of tweets from a young psychiatry resident in the...

Primary Care Docs Unsupportive of Meds to Treat Opioid Addiction

Despite conclusive evidence showing that medications such as buprenorphine are the gold standard treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD), a significant proportion of primary care...