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Name of Media:

When perception may not meet reality: sleep and delirium in the ICU.

Author(s):

Weinhouse, Gerald L. MD

Publisher or Source:

Critical Care Medicine

Type of Media:

Medical Journal

Media Originally for:

Critical Care Physicians, Nurses and/or Other Critical Care Medical Professionals

Country of Origin:

United States

Primary Focus of Media:

Pre-Use of PICS Designation

COVID-19 Related:

No

Description:

The delirium diagnosed with shockingly high frequency in critically ill patients seems to be iatrogenic all too often. Without an effective way to treat it, we are left with prevention as the primary strategy with all other intervention reactive and unproven. It is in this spirit of prevention that sleep disruption is being investigated as a potentially modifiable risk factor for the development of ICU delirium.

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