Interventions to prevent delirium in hospitalised patients, not including those on intensive care units | Cochrane

http://www.cochrane.org/CD005563/DEMENTIA_interventions-prevent-delirium...

Interventions to prevent delirium in hospitalised patients, not including those on intensive care units
Review question

We reviewed the evidence for the effectiveness of interventions for preventing delirium in hospitalised patients, not including those on intensive care units (ICU) (specialised wards for the care of critically ill patients).

Delirium in the geriatric unit: proton-pump inhibitors and other risk | CIA

https://www.dovepress.com/delirium-in-the-geriatric-unit-proton-pump-inh...

Iwona Otremba, Krzysztof Wilczyński, Jan Szewieczek

Department of Geriatrics, School of Health Sciences in Katowice, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland

Antipsychotic Medication for Prevention and Treatment of Delirium in Hospitalized Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.14076/full

Antipsychotic Medication for Prevention and Treatment of Delirium in Hospitalized Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis - Neufeld - 2016 - Journal of the American Geriatrics Society - Wiley Online Library

Objectives
To evaluate the effectiveness of antipsychotic medications in preventing and treating delirium.

Design
Systematic review and meta-analysis.

Canadian Geriatrics Society Conference - Early Bird Conference Registration is Now Open!

Canadian Geriatrics Society Conference Registration (see: https://thecanadiangeriatricssociety.wildapricot.org/ASM-2016)

On behalf of the 2016 Scientific Planning Committee of the Canadian Geriatrics Society (CGS), it is with great excitement that we announce that early bird conference registration is now open!

Pharmacologic Approaches to Managing Delirium

Delirium is a negative consequence of illness; it is upsetting for patients and families and costly to the healthcare system.

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