Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers develop scoring tool to measure severity of delirium

Delirium is a serious change in brain function that affects up to 64% of older medical patients and up to 50% of older surgical patients. It can manifest as sudden confusion, agitation, memory loss or hallucinations and delusions. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Adults with disabilities in hospital for COVID-19 have worse outcomes

Adults with disabilities have worse outcomes when hospitalized with COVID-19 than patients without disabilities, including longer hospital stays and increased risk of readmission, found new research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 in combination with hemorrhagic stroke doubles death risk

COVID-19 and hemorrhagic stroke are a deadly combination, increasing the risk of death up to 2.4 times among patients who have this pairing compared to those who only had hemorrhagic strokes, according to a nationwide study ...

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