Posted on February 10, 2011 in delirium news by Valerie Page2 Comments »

Hot off the press a practical book with everything you need to know about ICU delirium from incidence to risk factors, relevant pathophysiology, screening and detection to management both with and without drugs.  Written by Valerie Page and Wes Ely there are actual cases to illustrate, and illustrations to illustrate and patient testimony!

Delirium in Critical Care published by Cambridge University Press with a cover price of around £22 (less than a cockle from Amazon)

Posted on February 4, 2011 in delirium news by Valerie PageComments Off
The American Delirium Society inaugural meeting is to take place in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 6-7.  The meeting will be well worth the trip with an international faculty of speakers gathered to inform and inspire us all. 
This will be followed by a conference funded by the Veterans Affairs office which will also inclued delirium related topics focusing mostley on emergent conditions in the frail elderly.

More details on the website