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 […]
Tag Archives: Delirium
What is the preferred delirium screening tool in the post-anaesthetic 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 […]
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, […]
Do more complex brain electrical signals protect against postoperative delirium?
Leah Acker, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Outside of the delirium field, less complex physiological output signals often are associated with increased risk of geriatric syndromes. For example, an increased risk of falls is associated with less complex musculoskeletal adjustment movements.1 Overall, less complex physiological signals are associated […]