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A 45 year old patient with headache, fever, and hyponatraemia

A 45 year old man was admitted to hospital with rapid onset headache, fever, confusion, photophobia, and hypotension. His wife confirmed a six month history of frequent headaches relieved by analgesics.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Penn Medicine pain management study reveals patient confusion about opioid addiction

Findings illustrate need for improved communication of opioid risks and pain management in emergency departmentsEmergency department patients have misperceptions about...  
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almost 5 years ago
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CDC Conducts Surveys on Memory Loss, Confusion in Households CME/CE

: A survey reveals that 4 million households in 13 states have at least 1 family member with confusion or memory loss, prompting the need for these families to seek out services and supports.  
medscape.org
almost 5 years ago
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Distal Radius Fractures: Reducing the Confusion - Emergency Physicians Monthly

Simple interventions for common fractures, such as distal radius fractures, should be within the bread and butter skill set of all emergency physicians. For those practicing in resource-limited environments there is no choice. Distal radius fractures should not be intimidating. Campared with the complexity of other procedures in emergency medicine, reductions are hard to screw up.  
epmonthly.com
almost 5 years ago
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Five tips for ICU delirium - INTENSIVE

Five tips for ICU delirium, including recommendations from The Alfred ICU guidelines.  
intensiveblog.com
almost 5 years ago
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Sleep-protective monitoring to reduce ICU delirium

0 Introduction 0 Recently an excellent post on the Trauma Professional's Blog pointed out that nocturnal vital signs disrupt sleep and may be unnecessary i  
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almost 5 years ago
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Dr. Smith's ECG Blog: Delirium and Physostigmine: ECG helps in Management

Instructive ECGs in Clinical Context ----Archives, Popular Posts, and an Index of all ECGs are down the right-hand side.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Drug dosing in obesity – Don't Forget the Bubbles

Obese and overweight children are on the increase. A common area of confusion is – how we are supposed to calculate their medications given their weight?  
dontforgetthebubbles.com
over 4 years ago
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Lab Case 56 – Interpretation

<10%  Background level in smoker 10%     mild H 20%     dizziness, N, dyspnoea, throbbing headache 30%     Vertigo, ataxia, visual disturbance 40%     confusion, coma, seizures, syncope 50%     CVS, Respiratory failure, arrhythmia, seizures, death  
emergucate.com
over 4 years ago
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Ketamine for Excited Delirium Syndrome

Intramuscular ketamine for excited delirium syndrome  
aliem.com
over 4 years ago
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Outcome of delirium in critically ill patients: systematic review and meta-analysis

Objectives To determine the relation between delirium in critically ill patients and their outcomes in the short term (in the intensive care unit and in hospital) and after discharge from hospital.  
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over 4 years ago
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Outcome of delirium in critically ill patients: systematic review and meta-analysis

Objectives To determine the relation between delirium in critically ill patients and their outcomes in the short term (in the intensive care unit and in hospital) and after discharge from hospital.  
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over 4 years ago
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IM Ketamine for Excited Delirium Syndrome

NEW POST: IM Ketamine for Excited Delirium Syndrome | ALiEM http://t.co/vyYOMnw6u8— Bryan D. Hayes (@PharmERToxGuy) May 18, 2015  
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over 4 years ago
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Delirium in the Elderly: Medications, Causes, and Treatment

Kari A. Mergenhagen, PharmD PGY1 Geriatric Pharmacy Practice Resident James J. Peters VA Medical Center Bronx, New York Clinical Pharmacist Infectious Disease/Antibiotic Surveillance (July 2008) Buffalo VA Medical Center Buffalo, New York  
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over 4 years ago
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Assessing and Managing Delirium in Older Adults

Assessing and Managing Delirium in Older Adults  
aliem.com
over 4 years ago
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A woman with macrocytic anaemia and confusion

An 82 year old woman with a history of type 2 diabetes presented with unsteady gait and confusion of two months’ duration. Her diabetes was controlled by metformin (500 mg, three times a day) and she had no other comorbidities. She was a non-smoker and did not drink alcohol. Dietary history showed an adequate intake of meat, vegetables, and calories.  
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over 4 years ago
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UK government criticised over “confusing” fitness to work mortality figures

The UK Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been accused by a leading academic of creating “confusion” with their response to freedom of information requests for data on deaths among people declared fit for work.  
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over 4 years ago
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What is delirium?

Visit us (http://www.khanacademy.org/science/healthcare-and-medicine) for health and medicine content or (http://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/mcat) for MCAT...  
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over 4 years ago
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Medical Concept: Delirium tips and tools - CanadiEM

Delirium is an important clinical entity to recognize due to its association with mortality rate and the high miss rate within the ED. Delirium exists as a  
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over 4 years ago
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Taking control of severe hyponatremia with DDAVP

. Introduction with a case . Imagine an elderly patient presenting with hypovolemic hyponatremia (sodium of 115 mM) and moderate confusion.  How would you  
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over 4 years ago