Dr. Kelly Atkins, author or the blog post 'Using Qualitative Approaches to Understand the Subjective Experience of Postoperative Delirium'

Using Qualitative Approaches to Understand the Subjective Experience of Postoperative Delirium

Contributed by Kelly Atkins, DPsych (Clin Neuro), Melbourne Medical School, University of Melbourne. Our Research Question Postoperative delirium is the most common adverse outcome affecting older adults after surgery and is associated with a cascade of negative outcomes1, 2. While research activity in the field of postoperative delirium has exploded, the subjective experience of postoperative […]

Dr. Sharon K Inouye

Dr. Inouye named as JAMA Internal Medicine editor in chief

NIDUS Multi-PI Dr. Sharon Inouye was recently appointed as the editor in chief of JAMA Internal Medicine. Dr. Inouye’s appointment will officially begin on July 1, 2023. “I am truly excited to become the next editor in chief of JAMA Internal Medicine. I hope to build on the tremendous foundation provided by Dr. Rita Redberg […]

Rami K. Aldwikat

What is the preferred delirium screening tool in the post-anesthetic care unit?

Contributed by Rami K. Aldwikat1, Elizabeth Manias2, Alex C. Holmes3, Emily Tomlinson1 and Patricia Nicholson1 1 School of Nursing and Midwifery; Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research in The Institute for Health Transformation, Geelong, Vic, Australia 2 School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia 3 Department of Mental Health, The Royal […]

Malissa Mulkey, PhD, APRN, CCNS, CCRN

Using Limited Lead Rapid Response EEG to Detect Delirium: A Proof-of-Concept Study

Malissa Mulkey, PhD, APRN, CCNS, CCRN Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN Based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders-Version 5 (DSM-V) delirium is defined as encompassing a reduction in attention, impairment in both cognition and memory and awareness.1 Historically, due to the high prevalence in the intensive care setting, […]