Posted on August 18, 2008 in delirium news by admin3 Comments »

We’ve prepared a short video demonstration of the CAM-ICU assessment method, which you can watch on YouTube, or play the embedded video below.

CAM-ICU Delirium Assessement Method

A big thank you to Dr Soskin and Dr Smit for filming this video and an extra special thankyou to Dr Santa who volunteered to play the role of the patient in the demonstration.

Posted on August 8, 2008 in delirium news by Valerie PageComments Off

Do you want to find out if treating ICU delirium, all delirium, hypoactive or otherwise improves patient outcomes?

Would you and your consultant colleagues be interested in being part of a national prevention/treatment haloperidol vs. placebo multi-centre trial?

For further details contact:
Valerie Page 01923 217604
mailto:valerie.page@whht.nhs.uk

Posted on August 8, 2008 in delirium news by adminComments Off

The 3rd International Congress on Delirium is been held in Helskinki, Finland between 9-10 October 2008. Speakers include Professor Wes Ely on delirium in critical care and Ralph Vreeswijk, Holland who is lecturing on prevention of delirium in ICU.

For more information please see:

3rd International Congress on Delirium
October 9 – 10 2008 in Helsinki, Finland
http://www.deliriumhelsinki.fi/

Posted on August 8, 2008 in delirium news by adminComments Off

Have you seen this clinical commentary published on the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine Society Journal website?

Understanding international differences in terminology for delirium and other types of acute brain dysfunction in critically ill patients.
Intensive Care Medicine, Online First™, e-Publication;
Online First ™ – June , 2008
A Morandi, P Pandharipande, M Trabucchi et al.

Posted on August 8, 2008 in delirium news by adminComments Off

In case you missed it Iatrogenic Delirium and Coma.  A “near miss”. .
W Dunn, S and R Adams.  Chest 2008; 133: 1217-20.

Plus an interview with Wes Ely on the Medscape website
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/574656