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Network for Investigation of Delirium: Unifying Scientists
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Collaboration Communication Site
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The Delirium Bibliography
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Delirium Research Hub
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Delirium Central Website
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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.
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The AARP and the GEDC (Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative) have collaborated on two short educational videos. Specifically, these videos cover dementia care and delirium risks in in hospitals and the ER. Designed to educate and raise awareness of delirium and dementia, the videos ‘provide key information and action steps that healthcare providers and caregivers can […]
Contributed by C. Adrian Austin, MD, MSCR, Divisions of Geriatric Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC Anxiety, depression and ICU delirium may be linked.1 Approximately 10% of the U.S. population takes an antidepressant, most commonly a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).2 It remains […]