Save the Date: CEDARTREE-NIDUS Delirium Boot Camp, Nov 1-3 2017

When: Wednesday November 1 – Friday November 3, 2017 Where: The Inn at Longwood Medical, 342 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA What: The 5th annual CEDARTREE-NIDUS Delirium Boot Camp is an intensive, 2.5 day-long workshop encompassing all aspects of delirium research, from study design and methodology to updates on current research in the field to a […]

WSJ article discusses making hospitalization more humane

In a recent article from the Wall Street Journal titled “Why hospitals should treat adults like children,” Dr. Kumar Dharmarajan, Assistant Professor at Yale School of Medicine, discusses strategies to make hospitalizations more human for adults, including programs such as the Hospital Elder Life Program. Read the Wall Street Journal piece: Why hospitals should treat adults like […]

New article: “Advancing the Neurophysiological Understanding of Delirium”

In a recently published article in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Dr. Mouhsin Shafi, MD, PhD, and colleagues propose a conceptual model for the neurophysiologic basis of delirium. View the full article here. Citation: Shafi MM, Santarnecchi E, Fong TG, et al. Advancing the Neurophysiological Understanding of Delirium. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. […]

The NIDUS Blog: Introduction and Overview

Welcome to the NIDUS Blog!The NIDUS Blog is led by the NIDUS Dissemination Task Force leaders, Andrew Auerbach, MD, University of California San Francisco, and Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD, University of North Carolina.The goals of this blog are two-fold. First, we hope to provide informative and thought-provoking posts about delirium research, treatment, experiences and more. Second, […]