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Delirium – triggers and treatments

Written by | 24 Jun 2022

Delirium can affect up to 70 percent of patients in intensive care units (ICUs) and in other acute care settings; it is a condition that can have far-reaching… read more.

What can pharmacists contribute to delirium management?

Written by | 23 Jun 2022

Dr Cathrine McKenzie, Senior Pharmacist, Critical Care argues that pharmacists in all sectors need to be aware of delirium because they all have something to contribute. Moreover, a… read more.

Treatment options for delirium

Written by | 22 Jun 2022

The number of pharmacotherapies for delirium is “disappointingly low”, but a number of other measures can help and research into new and repurposed treatments is under way, says… read more.

Risk factors and triggers for delirium

Written by | 21 Jun 2022

There are numerous risk factors for delirium including old age, severe infections, ischaemic heart disease and the anticholinergic burden of drug therapy, according to Dr Cathrine McKenzie, Senior… read more.

Delirium and why it’s a problem

Written by | 20 Jun 2022

Delirium can affect up to 70 percent of patients in intensive care and is a condition that can have far-reaching consequences. IMI spoke to Dr Cathrine McKenzie, Senior… read more.

Social determinants of health provide better understanding of brain vulnerability to delirium

Written by | 21 Nov 2021

A Hebrew SeniorLife study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society provides a framework to better understand risk factors for developing delirium, a common psychiatric syndrome… read more.

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