Posted on August 1, 2012 in delirium news by Valerie PageComments Off

Happy Birthday to this website!  4 years old and up to around 1000 hits a month…

Posted on August 1, 2012 in delirium news by Valerie PageComments Off

Yoanna Skrobik, a leading authority in ICU delirium, is a late addition to lecture at this years European Delirium Association Congress, Bielefeld, Germany October 18th to 19th.  Book now!

http://www.eda2012bielefeld.org/

Posted on August 1, 2012 in delirium news by Valerie PageComments Off

Given the evidence to date, limited though it is, should we be giving prophylactic haloperidol to all our critically ill patients?  Read the thought-provoking letter in August Critical Care Medicine “The largest ever trial demonstrating effectiveness of intensive care delirium prophylaxis-We must know more!”* written by Dr Reade to find out the questions that need answering first.  CCM 2012;40:2540

 

*Wang et al CCM 2012;40:731-739: for a summary see the latest Annals of Delirium on the European Delirium Association website