Alessandro Morandi

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Neuroimaging in delirious intensive care unit patients: a preliminary case series report
    Alessandro Morandi
    Center for Health Services Research Center, Vanderbilt Center for Quality of Aging, Nashville, Tennesee, USA
    Psychiatry (Edgmont) 7:28-33. 2010
  2. pmc Insulin-like growth factor-1 and delirium in critically ill mechanically ventilated patients: a preliminary investigation
    A Morandi
    Center for Quality of Aging, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:1175-81. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Sedation, delirium and mechanical ventilation: the 'ABCDE' approach
    Alessandro Morandi
    Center for Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 17:43-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Documentation and management of words associated with delirium among elderly patients in postacute care: a pilot investigation
    Alessandro Morandi
    Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt Medical Center, 1215 21st Avenue South Nashville, Nashville, TN 37205, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:330-4. 2009
  5. pmc Delirium in older emergency department patients is an independent predictor of hospital length of stay
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine JHH, ABS, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health JS, RSD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:451-7. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Delirium in older emergency department patients: recognition, risk factors, and psychomotor subtypes
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:193-200. 2009
  7. pmc The effect of cognitive impairment on the accuracy of the presenting complaint and discharge instruction comprehension in older emergency department patients
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 57:662-671.e2. 2011
  8. pmc Delirium in the emergency department: an independent predictor of death within 6 months
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:244-252.e1. 2010
  9. pmc Statins and brain dysfunction: a hypothesis to reduce the burden of cognitive impairment in patients who are critically ill
    Alessandro Morandi
    Center for Quality of Aging, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Chest 140:580-5. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Delirium in the nursing home patients seen in the emergency department
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 703 Oxford House, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:889-94. 2009

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Neuroimaging in delirious intensive care unit patients: a preliminary case series report
    Alessandro Morandi
    Center for Health Services Research Center, Vanderbilt Center for Quality of Aging, Nashville, Tennesee, USA
    Psychiatry (Edgmont) 7:28-33. 2010
    ..e. white matter hyperintensities) and short- and long-term neurological outcomes...
  2. pmc Insulin-like growth factor-1 and delirium in critically ill mechanically ventilated patients: a preliminary investigation
    A Morandi
    Center for Quality of Aging, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 23:1175-81. 2011
    ..We sought to test the hypothesis that low IGF-1 concentrations are associated with delirium during critical illness...
  3. doi request reprint Sedation, delirium and mechanical ventilation: the 'ABCDE' approach
    Alessandro Morandi
    Center for Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Curr Opin Crit Care 17:43-9. 2011
    ..We review recent findings on the management of mechanically ventilated patients focusing on strategies that may improve neurologic and functional outcomes in critically ill patients...
  4. doi request reprint Documentation and management of words associated with delirium among elderly patients in postacute care: a pilot investigation
    Alessandro Morandi
    Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt Medical Center, 1215 21st Avenue South Nashville, Nashville, TN 37205, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:330-4. 2009
    ..To describe in a pilot investigation the frequency that keywords associated with delirium were documented by providers and to study the effect of reporting such observations on physician orders...
  5. pmc Delirium in older emergency department patients is an independent predictor of hospital length of stay
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine JHH, ABS, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health JS, RSD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:451-7. 2011
    ..The consequences of delirium in the emergency department (ED) remain unclear. This study sought to determine if delirium in the ED was an independent predictor of prolonged hospital length of stay (LOS)...
  6. doi request reprint Delirium in older emergency department patients: recognition, risk factors, and psychomotor subtypes
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:193-200. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc The effect of cognitive impairment on the accuracy of the presenting complaint and discharge instruction comprehension in older emergency department patients
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 57:662-671.e2. 2011
    ..We seek to determine how delirium and dementia affect the accuracy of the presenting illness and discharge instruction comprehension in older emergency department (ED) patients...
  8. pmc Delirium in the emergency department: an independent predictor of death within 6 months
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:244-252.e1. 2010
    ..As a result, we seek to determine whether delirium in the ED is independently associated with 6-month mortality in older patients and whether this relationship is modified by nursing home status...
  9. pmc Statins and brain dysfunction: a hypothesis to reduce the burden of cognitive impairment in patients who are critically ill
    Alessandro Morandi
    Center for Quality of Aging, Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Chest 140:580-5. 2011
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Delirium in the nursing home patients seen in the emergency department
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 703 Oxford House, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:889-94. 2009
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Delirium in the intensive care unit
    Alessandro Morandi
    Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8300, USA
    Int Rev Psychiatry 21:43-58. 2009
    ..When delirium is diagnosed the use of typical and atypical antipsychotics may be effective for its treatment. Future studies should evaluate target interventions to prevent delirium in the ICU...
  12. doi request reprint Pathophysiology of delirium in the intensive care unit
    Max L Gunther
    VA Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Nashville, TN 37212 2637, USA
    Crit Care Clin 24:45-65, viii. 2008
    ..The review concludes by highlighting potential future directions in molecular genetics for the elucidation of delirium and its long-term consequences...
  13. doi request reprint Delirium in the intensive care unit: a review
    Alessandro Morandi
    Center for Health Services Research, Vanderbilt Medical Center, 1215 21st Avenue South MCE Suite 6100, Nashville, TN 37232 1269, USA
    Neurol Clin 29:749-63. 2011
    ..Future studies should evaluate target interventions to prevent delirium in the ICU...