Posted on August 23, 2013 in delirium news by Valerie PageComments Off

The Lancet Respiratory Medicine have published early on-line the Hope-ICU trial, the first randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled trial in critically ill ventilated patients.  There is a podcast interview with Valerie Page and an accompanying editorial by Yoanna Skrobik commenting on the use of drugs to manage delirium in ICU patients. The New England Journal watch, interested in the controversy, recorded an interview with her. 

If you are interested in ICU delirium read and listen…

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanres/article/PIIS2213-2600(13)70166-8/abstract

http://www.jwatch.org/fw107817/2013/08/22/follow-interview-delirium-and-intensive-care 

Posted on August 7, 2013 in delirium news by Valerie PageComments Off

The most recent edition of Annals of Delirium has just been published and is available to read and download for free from http://www.europeandeliriumassociation.com/.  A tasty update with a provocative editorial, a European view of delirium and news of the 2014 world-wide delirium conferences, definitely worth a look.