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Guidelines released for postoperative delirium in geriatric patients

Critical Care SmartBrief | Nov 25, 2014

Clinical guidelines for diagnosing, treating and preventing postoperative delirium in adults 65 and up have been released by the American Geriatrics Society. The guidelines include preoperative and postoperative assessments of delirium risk factors, careful selection of drugs, and training health care professionals to recognize signs of delirium. Medscape (free registration) (11/21)


Hospitals get creative in building special Ebola units

Critical Care SmartBrief | Nov 21, 2014

Vt. hospital dramatically reduces health care-associated infections

Critical Care SmartBrief | Nov 25, 2014

Day-after blood cultures are better indicators for CLABSI than catheter-tip cultures

Critical Care SmartBrief | Nov 25, 2014

Study: Stewardship program may lead to better antibiotic use

Critical Care SmartBrief | Nov 21, 2014

Family caregivers need more attention from medical staff

Critical Care SmartBrief | Nov 21, 2014

6 tools that are advancing digital health

Critical Care SmartBrief | Nov 25, 2014

Study: Early sodium supplementation boosts weight in preemies

Critical Care SmartBrief | Nov 21, 2014

Injectable nanomaterial developed to treat internal bleeding

Critical Care SmartBrief | Nov 21, 2014

Report: U.S. hospitals make progress on heart care quality

Critical Care SmartBrief | Nov 21, 2014


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