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Development of delirium unraveled

  Development of delirium unraveled Wednesday was World Delirium Awareness Day, an international effort to raise awareness of the dangers of delirium among patients, healthcare professionals, administrators and policy-makers. Certain medicines, a dysfunctional immune system, and a disturbed signal transmission ...

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Delirium, benzos and the pediatric ICU

  Delirium, benzos and the pediatric ICU by Paul Govern A majority of patients on mechanical ventilation receive sedation, usually a class of sedatives called benzodiazepines. Critically ill infants and young children with greater exposure to benzodiazepines are more likely ...

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