Contributed by Benjamin K. I. Helfand, MSc, MD/PhD (candidate), University of Massachusetts Medical School Delirium affects approximately 3 million older Americans annually, accounting for over $164 billion in healthcare expenditures.1 Delirium disproportionately affects our older population (over age 65) with major public health implications. Development of delirium is associated with prolonged hospitalization, cognitive decline, and […]
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World Delirium Awareness Day 2020
Contributed by Maggie Webb, Research Associate at the Aging Brain Center, Marcus Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife Delirium is a serious, widespread, and morbid syndrome that is prevalent in many healthcare settings, including inpatient care for hospitalized older adults, post-anesthesia care units and post-surgical care, intensive care units, and the emergency department. Delirium can […]
The Delirium Bibliography: A Critical Resource & Your One-Stop Shop!
Contributed by Maggie Webb, BA, Research Associate, Marcus Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife We are thrilled to announce that the NIDUS website is now home to a widely used resource in the delirium clinical and research community: the Delirium Bibliography! Specifically designed for busy clinicians, the Delirium Bibliography is your one-stop shop for searching […]
NIDUS to offer two $50,000 Pilot Grants in 2017
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 […]