This page includes NIDUS announcements, news, updates, and featured articles from the Delirium Bibliography.
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 […]
The International Federation of Delirium Societies (I-Delirium) World Delirium Awareness Day – March 15, 2017 The inaugural World Delirium Day aims to raise delirium awareness and inspire positive action among healthcare workers and the community to prevent, detect early and care for people with delirium, around the globe. This effort was launch by I-Delirium, the International […]
The NIDUS Pilot and Innovations Task Force is pleased to announce that they will award two pilot grants of $50,000 each (total direct costs) in October, 2017. Proposals must be related to delirium research in the following priority areas: (1) risk factors, prognosis, outcomes; (2) pathophysiology, mechanisms, biomarkers, genomics and other –‘omics’ approaches; (3) diagnostic […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]