NPR: How to prevent brain-sapping delirium in the ICU

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Research

If you are one of the 5.7 million Americans who ends up in the intensive care unit each year, you are at high risk of developing long-term mental effects like dementia and confusion. These mental problems can be as pronounced as those experienced by people with Alzheimer’s disease or a traumatic brain injury and many patients never fully recover. (October 10, 2018)

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