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Network for Investigation of Delirium: Unifying Scientists
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The Delirium Bibliography
A searchable library of over 3,000 references on delirium and acute care for older adults, now available on the NIDUS site!
Delirium Research Hub: Now Live
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Delirium and COVID-19
Older adult COVID-19 patients are at a high risk for delirium. And delirium or altered mental status can be a presenting symptom for COVID-19. The Hospital Elder Life Program has created a resource page for delirium and COVID-19, including a "HELP Toolkit" to help older adult patients maintain physical and cognitive functioning while isolated in the hospital.
NIDUS Pilot Awards: Letters of Intent
NIDUS II Pilot Award Letters of Intent (LOI) are due December 7, 2022
NIDUS is a collaborative, multidisciplinary network dedicated to the acceleration of scientific discovery in delirium research, through focused collaboration and creation of sustainable infrastructure to enhance innovative and high-quality research.
NIDUS was created in response to a call from the National Institutes on Aging to support a collaborative network to advance scientific research on the causes, mechanisms, outcomes, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of delirium in older adults.
NIDUS II Pilot Grant Information Session (09/09/21)
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Dr. Babar Khan’s research is at the critical intersection of acute illness and aging brain. He is a patient oriented-translational/clinical researcher with a principal focus on developing a biomarker profile among delirious patients in the intensive care unit to predict their long term cognitive, physical and psychological morbidity. In addition, he directs the Critical Care […]
Sara LaHue, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, University of California, San Francisco We cannot improve upon what we do not measure. While data suggests that more than 7 million adults in the United States develop delirium each year, this is likely an underestimate as delirium is poorly recognized without systematic screening.1 Delirium itself is […]