Recap: American Delirium Society Meeting 2017

The American Delirium Society held their 6th annual meeting from June 4-6, 2017, in Nashville, Tennessee. Along with excellent talks and poster presentations by many members of the delirium research community, NIDUS was honored to host 2 sessions: 1) a plenary session by NIDUS investigators introducing the program and our initiatives and 2) a scientific breakout session with presentations by previous participants of the Delirium Boot Camp.Continue reading

Complete a quick survey on delirium instrument use in your clinical research

Calling all delirium researchers: The NIDUS Measurement and Harmonization Core is seeking input on your preferences for use of delirium assessment tools in clinical research. Please help us by completing this quick survey!The purpose of this survey is to gauge use and preferences information regarding the use of tools for assessing delirium in clinical research. […]

New study shows no effect of low-dose intraoperative ketamine on delirium

Use of low-dose intraoperative ketamine does not lower levels of postoperative pain or reduce delirium in older adults undergoing surgery, according to a new study led by Michael Avidan, MBBCh, Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery at Washington University St. Louis and NIDUS co-investigator. The findings from this multi-site randomized trial were published online on May 30 […]

NIDUS publishes editorial in Journal of Gerontological Nursing

The Journal of Geronotological Nursing has published an editorial titled “Network for Investigation of Delirium Across the U.S. (NIDUS): Advancing the Field of Delirium with a New Interdisciplinary Research Network” in their May 2017 issue. The editorial describes the NIDUS program and provides a framework for how NIDUS will help advance the field of delirium research. Donna […]