Genomes and Genes
Summary: A mental state characterized by bewilderment, emotional disturbance, lack of clear thinking, and perceptual disorientation.
Publications264 found, 100 shown here
- [Confusion Assessment Method. Validation of a French-language version]Johanne Laplante
Centre hospitalier de St Mary
Perspect Infirm 3:12-4, 16-8, 20-2. 2005..The Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) is the only valid and reliable clinical tool for detecting symptoms of delirium easily ..
- Confusion, Urea, Respiratory Rate and Shock Index or Adjusted Shock Index (CURSI or CURASI) criteria predict mortality in community-acquired pneumoniaPhyo K Myint
School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, Health and Social Sciences Research Institute, Faculty of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, UK
Eur J Intern Med 21:429-33. 2010..Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is common and associated with a significant mortality. Shock index, heart rate divided by systolic blood pressure, has been shown to be associated with outcome in sepsis...
- Evaluation of the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) as a screening tool for delirium in the emergency roomJ Monette
Division of Geriatric Medicine, Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 23:20-5. 2001The objective of this study was to compare the results of the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) obtained by a trained non-physician interviewer to those obtained by a geriatrician, among a sample of elderly patients seen in an emergency ..
- Validity and reliability of the Portuguese version of the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) for the detection of delirium in the elderlyR M Fabbri
Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, Santa Casa Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Arq Neuropsiquiatr 59:175-9. 2001This study has tested the validity and reliability of the Portuguese version of the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM), a diagnostic assessment instrument for delirium developed by Inouye et al. (1990)...
- De novo epileptic confusion in the elderly: a 1-year prospective studyOlivier Veran
Neurology Clinic, University Hospital, Grenoble, France
Epilepsia 51:1030-5. 2010..Its incidence among elderly patients with confusion of unknown origin (CUO) remains undetermined.
- [Incidence and prevalence of postoperative acute confusion in heart surgery patients after coronary artery bypass and heart valve replacement surgeries]J Osterbrink
Universitat Witten Herdecke
Pflege 15:178-89. 2002Compared to foreign countries, Germany does not have data about the occurrence of acute confusion following heart-surgery. However, the occurrence of acute confusion does extend the hospital length of stay for up to 13 days...
- Confusion assessment method in the diagnostics of delirium among aged hospital patients: would it serve better in screening than as a diagnostic instrument?J V Laurila
Helsinki University Hospital, Department of Medicine, Geriatric Clinic, Helsinki, Finland
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:1112-9. 2002The Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) is an easy, four-step algorithmic diagnostic test developed to detect delirium.
- Delirium assessment using Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit in Chinese critically ill patientsChunli Wang
School of Nursing, Capital Medical University, Feng tai, Beijing, PR China
J Crit Care 28:223-9. 2013The aim of this study was to provide a method for delirium evaluation in simplified Chinese for patients speaking this language via validation of a translation of the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU).
- Pathophysiology of acute brain dysfunction: what's the cause of all this confusion?Christopher G Hughes
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
Curr Opin Crit Care 18:518-26. 2012..To survey the recent medical literature examining the pathophysiology of acute brain dysfunction (delirium and coma) in the ICU...
- Spontaneous confabulation, temporal context confusion and reality monitoring: a study of three patients with anterior communicating artery aneurysmsMartha S Turner
Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, United Kingdom
J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:984-94. 2010..had a tendency to misidentify imagined events as real, a result that cannot be explained in terms of temporal confusion. This error was specific to confabulating patients and was not shared by non-confabulating ACoA patients...
- Topographical disorientation: a synthesis and taxonomyG K Aguirre
Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Brain 122:1613-28. 1999..The conflicting claims of previous reviews of this area are also considered and addressed...
- Confusion between silent and overt reading in schizophreniaN Franck
Institut des Sciences Cognitives, CNRS UPR 9075, Bron, France
Schizophr Res 41:357-64. 2000..Our data favour the hypothesis that the inability to correctly discriminate between inner and overt speech may play a role in the onset of schizophrenic hallucinations...
- Identifying severe community-acquired pneumonia in the emergency department: a simple clinical prediction toolKirsty L Buising
Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Emerg Med Australas 19:418-26. 2007..To identify independent predictors of severe pneumonia in a local population, and create a simple severity score that would be useful in the ED...
- APOE epsilon4 is associated with postictal confusion in patients with medically refractory temporal lobe epilepsyJessica S Chapin
Epilepsy Center, Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic P57, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, United States
Epilepsy Res 81:220-4. 2008This study examined the relationship between the APOE epsilon4 allele and postictal confusion in patients with medically intractable temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE)...
- ApoE epsilon4 is not associated with posictal confusion in patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy with hippocampal sclerosisMarcelo Andrés Kauffman
Centro de Epilepsia, Division Neurologia, Hospital Ramos Mejia, CEFYBO, CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Epilepsy Res 85:311-3. 2009A previous report found an association between ApoE isoforms and postictal confusion in medically intractable temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE). We performed a molecular epidemiology study in an independent sample of 77 TLE patients...
- Validation of a German version of the Confusion Assessment Method for delirium detection in a sample of acute geriatric patients with a high prevalence of dementiaUte Hestermann
Bethanien Hospital, Geriatric Center at the University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany
Psychopathology 42:270-6. 2009To assess validity and interrater reliability of an operationalized German version of the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) in geriatric patients with comorbid dementia and high delirium risk.
- [Presentation of cerebral toxocariasis with mental confusion in an adult: case report and review of the literature]Y Maiga
Clinique Neurologique, CHU Nantes, Hopital Laennec, Saint Herblain, France
Bull Soc Pathol Exot 100:101-4. 2007..we describe one case of meningoencephalitis due to Toxocara canis in a 73-year-old man presenting with mental confusion. The diagnosis of cerebral toxocariasis was confirmed by immunodiagnosis in both serum and cerebro-spinal fluid...
- A 54-year-old man with slowness of movement and confusionMichael D Geschwind
Neurology 69:1881-7. 2007
- A comparison of the CAM-ICU and the NEECHAM Confusion Scale in intensive care delirium assessment: an observational study in non-intubated patientsBart Van Rompaey
University of Antwerp, Faculty of Medicine, Division of Nursing Science and Midwifery, Belgium, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
Crit Care 12:R16. 2008..To develop strategies to prevent this complication, validated instruments are needed. The Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU) is widely used. A binary result diagnoses delirium...
- Use of the acute confusion protocol: a research utilization projectAnn Kratz
Aurora Medical Center, Washington County, Hartford, Wisconsin, USA
J Nurs Care Qual 23:331-7. 2008..implement research-based preventive protocols to decrease the negative outcomes associated with delirium/acute confusion. After implementation, the medical-surgical unit experienced a 62% reduction in falls and a 100% decrease in ..
- Prolonged confusion with nocturnal wandering arising from NREM and REM sleep: a case reportC A Kushida
Stanford University Sleep Disorders Clinic and Research Center, California 94305-5547, USA
Sleep 18:757-64. 1995A 51-year-old man with Machado-Joseph disease had a 3-year history of prolonged confusion following nightly nocturnal wandering...
- Clinical decision making: recognition of confusion and application of restraintsR Ludwick
School of Nursing at Kent State University, Ohio, USA
Orthop Nurs 18:65-72. 1999The purpose of this study was to test the effects of patients' social, behavioral and medical characteristics on nurses' clinical decision for patient confusion.
- Recovery from spontaneous confabulations parallels recovery of temporal confusion in memoryA Schnider
Rehabilitation Clinic, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
Neurology 55:74-83. 2000..patients with spontaneous confabulation differ from those with nonconfabulating amnesia by 1) temporal context confusion (TCC) in memory based on an inability to suppress intrusions of currently irrelevant memory traces into ongoing ..
- The many faces of confusion. Timing and collateral history often hold the key to diagnosisJ M Bostwick
Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
Postgrad Med 108:60-2, 65-6, 71-2. 2000Recognition of a patient's state of confusion is only the beginning of a clinical odyssey that can implicate a huge spectrum of diagnostic possibilities. Among these are delirium, depression, dementia, and sensory deprivation...
- When dreams become a royal road to confusion: realistic dreams, dissociation, and fantasy pronenessE Rassin
Department of Law (Metajuridica, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
J Nerv Ment Dis 189:478-81. 2001..As expected, respondents who reported this type of confusion scored higher on fantasy proneness and dissociation measures than respondents who did not report this confusion.
- Risk for acute confusion on hospital admissionBonnie J Wakefield
Iowa City VA Medical Center, USA
Clin Nurs Res 11:153-72. 2002Elderly individuals are at risk for acute confusion (AC) during hospitalization...
- Preoperative factors associated with postoperative change in confusion assessment method score in hip fracture patientsKhwaja J Zakriya
Department of Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
Anesth Analg 94:1628-32, table of contents. 2002..All patients with a preoperative diagnosis of dementia or delirium were eliminated. A positive confusion assessment method score ([+]CAM) was used to determine the presence of postoperative delirium during the acute ..
- Postoperative confusion in schizophrenic patients is affected by interleukin-6Akira Kudoh
Department of Anesthesiology, Hakodate Watanabe Hospital, Hakodate, Japan
J Clin Anesth 15:455-62. 2003To investigate whether epidural analgesia with local anesthetics affects postoperative confusion in schizophrenic patients or the relationships between cortisol or interleukin-6 (IL-6) and postoperative confusion.
- Early detection of postoperative delirium and confusion in a surgical ward using the NEECHAM confusion scaleToshiko Matsushita
Section of Liaison Psychiatry and Palliative Medicine, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:158-63. 2004The early detection and prevention of postoperative delirium and confusion has become an important issue in surgical ward management...
- A randomized controlled trial of a behavior advisory service for hospitalized older patients with confusionJulie E Mador
Department of Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:858-63. 2004To determine whether individualized advice on non-pharmacological strategies for hospitalized older patients with confusion and behavioral problems can improve levels of agitation and reduce the use of psychotropic medication.
- A man with fever, headache, and confusionKirk M Chan-Tack
Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA
Clin Infect Dis 39:1834, 1856-7. 2004
- Concurrent validity of two instruments (the Confusion Assessment Method and the Delirium Rating Scale) in the detection of delirium among older medical inpatientsD Adamis
Age Ageing 34:72-5. 2005
- Clinical implications of splenium magnetic resonance imaging signal changesMichael J Doherty
Department of Neurology, The University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Arch Neurol 62:433-7. 2005..Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may show discrete splenium abnormalities; however, the implications of this radiologic finding are unclear...
- Psychometric properties of the Flemish translation of the NEECHAM Confusion ScaleKoen Milisen
Center for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
BMC Psychiatry 5:16. 2005..This study determined the reliability, validity and diagnostic value of the Flemish translation of the NEECHAM Confusion Scale.
- Reality confusion in spontaneous confabulationArmin Schnider
Division of Rehabilitation, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
Neurology 65:1117-9. 2005..The findings support the theory that the defect causing spontaneous confabulation precedes conscious memory processing...
- HIV vaccine knowledge and beliefs among communities at elevated risk: conspiracies, questions and confusionKathleen Johnston Roberts
University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Sociology, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 97:1662-71. 2005..hopefulness and doubts about future HIV vaccine availability; 3) lack of information about HIV vaccines; and 4) confusion about vaccines and how they work...
- Detection of delirium by bedside nurses using the confusion assessment methodJoke Lemiengre
Center for Biomedical Ethics and Law, Cahtolic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
J Am Geriatr Soc 54:685-9. 2006A prospective, descriptive study was used to assess the diagnostic validity of the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) administered at the bedside by nurses in daily practice...
- Alternating acetaminophen and ibuprofen in children may cause parental confusion and is dangerousPhisit Saphyakhajon
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:757; author reply 757-8. 2006
- Inferential confusion and obsessive beliefs in obsessive-compulsive disorderFrederick Aardema
Centre de Recherche Fernand Seguin, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Cogn Behav Ther 35:138-47. 2006The goal of the present study was to investigate whether inferential confusion could account for the relationships between obsessional beliefs and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)...
- Roles of egocentric and allocentric spatial representations in locomotion and reorientationWeimin Mou
State Key Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Science, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 32:1274-90. 2006..Egocentric representations may be used to locate objects when allocentric representations are not of high fidelity...
- Confusion assessment method for the intensive care unit (CAM-ICU): translation, retranslation and validation into Swedish intensive care settingsC Larsson
Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital MAS, Malmoe, Sweden
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 51:888-92. 2007..Patients in intensive care sometimes have strange and frightening experiences and may show symptoms of acute confusion or delirium...
- Confusion or delirium in patients with posterior cerebral arterial infarctionHsu Tzu Shih
Department of Neurology, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
Acta Neurol Taiwan 16:136-42. 2007To identify the possible anatomic sites and risk factors for the development of confusion or delirium in patients with posterior cerebral arterial (PCA) infarction.
- Unexplained seizures, confusion or hallucinations: think Hashimoto encephalopathyJorien Alink
Department of Pediatrics, Medical Centre Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
Acta Paediatr 97:451-3. 2008..We summarize and review all published cases to delineate the disease and to alert paediatricians so that they recognize the disease in children...
- Visual hallucinations in schizophrenia: confusion between imagination and perceptionGildas Brébion
Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London
Neuropsychology 22:383-9. 2008..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between visual hallucinations and a specific type of reality-monitoring deficit, namely confusion between imagined and perceived pictures.
- Computerized tomography of the brain for elderly patients presenting to the emergency department with acute confusionJames Edward Hardy
Department of Geriatric Medicine, St Vincent s Hospital, Victoria St Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
Emerg Med Australas 20:420-4. 2008b>Confusion is a common reason for presentation of elderly patients to the ED. There are many potential causes of confusion, which include acute neurological events...
- Emergence from minimally conscious state: insights from evaluation of posttraumatic confusionR Nakase-Richardson
James A Haley Veterans Hospital, MH and BS Polytrauma 116B, 13000 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
Neurology 73:1120-6. 2009..Guidelines were developed by consensus because of lack of empirical data...
- The influence of tall man lettering on drug name confusion: a laboratory-based investigation in the UK using younger and older adults and healthcare practitionersRuth Filik
School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Drug Saf 33:677-87. 2010Medication errors commonly involve confusion between drugs with similar names. One possible method of reducing error is to emphasize differences between the names using 'Tall Man' (uppercase) letters (e.g. cefTAZidime vs cefUROxime)...
- Approaching objects cause confusion in patients with Alzheimer's disease regarding their direction of self-movementMark Mapstone
Department of Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Centre, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642 0673, USA
Brain 133:2690-701. 2010..In particular, the presence of independently moving objects in naturalistic environments limits the capacity of patients with Alzheimer's disease to judge their heading of self-movement...
- Single Question in Delirium (SQiD): testing its efficacy against psychiatrist interview, the Confusion Assessment Method and the Memorial Delirium Assessment ScaleM B Sands
Department of Palliative Care Prince of Wales Hospital and Conjoint lecturer University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Palliat Med 24:561-5. 2010..The Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) and two other tools were also applied...
- Evaluation of a Medical and Mental Health Unit compared with standard care for older people whose emergency admission to an acute general hospital is complicated by concurrent 'confusion': a controlled clinical trial. Acronym: TEAM: Trial of an Elderly AcRowan H Harwood
Division of Rehabilitation and Ageing, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 1RD, UK
Trials 12:123. 2011..We hypothesise that patients managed on this ward will have better outcomes than those receiving standard care, and that such care will be cost-effective...
- Source confusion is a major cause of crowdingHans Strasburger
Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Gottingen, Germany
J Vis 13:24. 2013..That rule shows a formal analogy to M scaling, from which the critical crowding distances on a cortical map can be derived as a logarithmic function. The perceptual results are visualized in a "doughnut" model...
- Diagnosing delirium in older emergency department patients: validity and reliability of the delirium triage screen and the brief confusion assessment methodJin H Han
Center for Quality Aging, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Electronic address
Ann Emerg Med 62:457-65. 2013..This error results from a lack of available measures that can be performed rapidly enough to be incorporated into clinical practice. Therefore, we developed and evaluated a novel 2-step approach to delirium surveillance for the ED...
- June 2001: 61 year old woman with confusion and obtundationJ Barron
Department of Pathology, University of Western Ontario
Brain Pathol 11:485-6, 487. 2001The June COM. A 61 year old female presents with a three week history of increasing confusion, lethargy and headache. A neurological exam revealed disorientation, mild expressive aphasia, bilateral papilledema, and a right pronator drift...
- Self-reported symptoms and medication side effects influence adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy in persons with HIV infectionA Ammassari
Clinica delle Malattie Infettive, Universita Cattolica del S Cuore, Roma, Italy
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 28:445-9. 2001..To identify variables predictive of nonadherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and to assess whether self-reported symptoms or medication side effects are related to adherence...
- Schizophrenic patients who develop postoperative confusion have an increased norepinephrine and cortisol response to surgeryAkira Kudoh
Department of Anesthesiology, Hirosaki National Hospital, University of Hirosaki School of Medicine, Hirosaki, Aomori, Japan
Neuropsychobiology 46:7-12. 2002The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between postoperative confusion and the plasma norepinephrine (NE), adrenocorticotropin (ACTH) or cortisol response to surgery in schizophrenic patients...
- Unusual presentation of CADASIL with reversible coma and confusionI Le Ber
Service de Neurologie, CHU Cote de Nacre, Caen, France
Neurology 59:1115-6. 2002
- High frequency of facial expressions corresponding to confusion, concentration, and worry in an analysis of naturally occurring facial expressions of AmericansPaul Rozin
Department of Psychology and the Solomon Asch Center for the Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4196, USA
Emotion 3:68-75. 2003..b>Confusion is the most common descriptor reported for asymmetric expressions and is commonly reported for symmetrical ..
- Prospective comparison of acute confusion severity with duration of post-traumatic amnesia in predicting employment outcome after traumatic brain injuryRisa Nakase-Richardson
Methodist Rehabilitation Center, Department of Neuropsychology, 1350 East Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39216, USA
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:872-6. 2007..However, controversy exists regarding the nature of PTA; some studies indicate that it is a confusional state with symptoms that extend beyond disorientation and amnesia...
- Implementation, reliability testing, and compliance monitoring of the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit in trauma patientsStacie L Soja
Department of Pharmacy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
Intensive Care Med 34:1263-8. 2008To implement delirium monitoring, test reliability, and monitor compliance of performing the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU) in trauma patients.
- Factors determining nurses' clinical judgments about hospitalized elderly patients with acute confusionJeng Wang
School of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology, 261 Wen Hwa 1 Rd, RM 1110, Kwei Shan, Tao Yau 333, Taiwan
Issues Ment Health Nurs 30:399-405. 2009Acute confusion(AC)/delirium is a common clinical phenomenon in hospitalized elders that is often overlooked or misdiagnosed by nurses of various cultural backgrounds...
- Use of self-to-object and object-to-object spatial relations in locomotionChengli Xiao
Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 35:1137-47. 2009....
- Sacroiliitis infected with group A streptococcus in a child presenting with confusion and combativenessHaruki Komatsu
Department of Pediatrics, Yokohama Eastern Hospital, 3 6 1 Simosueyoshi, Tsurumi, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230 0012, Japan
J Infect Chemother 15:328-30. 2009..b>Confusion and combativeness are well known as the common symptoms of streptococcal toxic shock syndrome...
- Is discussion of colorectal cancer screening options associated with heightened patient confusion?Resa M Jones
Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0212, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2821-5. 2010..screening, but the modalities vary by frequency, accuracy, preparations, discomfort, and cost, which may cause confusion and reduce screening rates...
- Acute confusion and unreal experiences in intensive care patients in relation to the ICU syndrome. Part IIA Granberg
Intensive Care Unit, Helsingborg Hospital, Sweden
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 15:19-33. 1999..state occurring in a highly stressful environment, which may manifest itself in various forms such as delirium, confusion, crazy dreams or unreal experiences...
- Confusion and dysphoria with low-dose topiramate in a patient with bipolar disorderC Andrade
Department of Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India
Bipolar Disord 3:211-2. 2001..Topiramate, a newer antiepileptic agent, may benefit several neurological and psychiatric states, including bipolar disorder...
- Pure topographical disorientation--the anatomical basis of landmark agnosiaNobuyoshi Takahashi
Department of Neurology, Kimitsu Chuo Hospital, Kisarazu, Chiba, Japan
Cortex 38:717-25. 2002..This suggests that the lesions responsible for landmark agnosia and prosopagnosia are close to each other, but distinct...
- Fusion or confusion in obsessive compulsive disorderKieron O'Connor
Centre de Recherche Fernand Seguin, Montreal QC, Canada
Psychol Rep 93:227-32. 2003Inferential confusion occurs when a person mistakes an imagined possibility for a real probability and might account for some types of thought-action and other fusions reported in obsessive-compulsive disorder...
- Detection of delirium in the intensive care unit: comparison of confusion assessment method for the intensive care unit with confusion assessment method ratingsLynn McNicoll
Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 53:495-500. 2005To compare the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) and CAM for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU) methods for detecting delirium in alert, nonintubated older ICU patients.
- Isolated hypoglycorrachia: leptomeningeal carcinomatosis causing subacute confusionPeter Kim
Department of Neurology, Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, Australia
J Clin Neurosci 12:841-3. 2005We report a 76-year-old caucasian man who presented with a 3-week history of progressive confusion. His past medical history included a left nephro-uretectomy for poorly differentiated transitional cell carcinoma 9 years previously...
- Protracted ictal confusion in elderly patientsRaj D Sheth
Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 600 Highland Avenue, Box H6 574 CSC, Madison, WI 53792 5132, USA
Arch Neurol 63:529-32. 2006Ictal confusion, particularly if protracted, often presents a diagnostic challenge.
- The effect of music on pain and acute confusion in older adults undergoing hip and knee surgeryRuth McCaffrey
Christine E Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA
Holist Nurs Pract 20:218-24; quiz 225-6. 2006..Acute confusion and pain after surgery can increase length of stay and reduce function...
- Mismatch negativity on the cone of confusionStefan Rottger
Technische Universitat Berlin, Institute for Psychology and Ergonomics, Sekr F7, Marchstrasse 12, 10587 Berlin, Germany
Neurosci Lett 414:178-82. 2007..MMN latencies suggest that sound localization based on spectral cues is slower than ITD- or ILD-based localization...
- Diagnosing delirium in critically ill children: Validity and reliability of the Pediatric Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care UnitHeidi A B Smith
Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
Crit Care Med 39:150-7. 2011..To validate a diagnostic instrument for pediatric delirium in critically ill children, both ventilated and nonventilated, that uses standardized, developmentally appropriate measurements...
- Poststroke delirium incidence and outcomes: validation of the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU)Adela Mitasova
Department of Neurology, University Hospital and Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
Crit Care Med 40:484-90. 2012..To describe the epidemiology and time spectrum of delirium using Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition criteria and to validate a tool for delirium assessment in patients in the acute poststroke period...
- Confusion/delirium following cataract surgery: an incidence study of 1-year durationAsher Milstein
Ophthalmology Department, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
Int Psychogeriatr 14:301-6. 2002..Delirium is frequently observed in clinical practice, particularly in medical and surgical wards and more so among patients at risk, especially elderly with preexisting central nervous system impairments...
- Recognising severe pneumonia with simple clinical and biochemical measurementsA Kamath
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Clin Med 3:54-6. 2003..Severe pneumonia was identified by two or more of the following: confusion; respiratory rate > or = 30/min; diastolic blood pressure < or = 60 mmHg; urea >7 mmol/l...
- [Acute postoperative confusion: a common phenomenon with largely unknown etiology]Andre Ewers
Universitat Witten Herdecke
Pflege Z 56:349-52. 2003
- Headache and confusion: the dangers of a raw snail supperT T H Chau
Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Lancet 361:1866. 2003
- Risk for acute confusion in sensory-impaired, rural, long-term-care eldersPamela Z Cacchione
The University of Iowa, College of Nursing, USA
Clin Nurs Res 12:340-55. 2003Acute confusion is a common geriatric syndrome in long-term care (LTC) elders with prevalence rates of 10% to 39%...
- Acute confusion following traumatic brain injuryRisa Nakase-Thompson
Department of Neurphyschology, Methodist Rehabilitation Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39216, USA
Brain Inj 18:131-42. 2004To determine the incidence, duration and symptoms associated with acute confusion/delirium among traumatic brain injury (TBI) neuro-rehabilitation admissions.
- Acute confusion and blindness from quinine toxicityRama S Prasad
Department of Medicine, Nobles I O M Hospital, Douglas, Isle of Man, UK
Eur J Emerg Med 10:353-6. 2003..We report the case of a 57-year-old man who presented with acute confusion and bilateral blindness after consuming approximately 7...
- Instrument for detection of delirium in general hospitals: adaptation of the confusion assessment methodM Gonzalez
IDIBAPS Clinical Institute of Psychiatry and Psychology, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
Psychosomatics 45:426-31. 2004..In this study, the authors present an adaptation of the Confusion Assessment Method in order to improve its psychometric properties...
- Confusion associated with isoniazid-induced pyridoxine deficiencyRoy R Reeves
Psychosomatics 45:537-8. 2004
- The CURB (confusion, urea, respiratory rate and blood pressure) criteria in community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in hospitalised elderly patients aged 65 years and over: a prospective observational cohort studyP K Myint
Age Ageing 34:75-7. 2005
- Postoperative interleukin-6 and cortisol concentrations in elderly patients with postoperative confusionAkira Kudoh
Department of Anesthesiology, Hirosaki National Hospital, Hirosaki, Japan
Neuroimmunomodulation 12:60-6. 2005To investigate changes in plasma interleukin (IL)-6, cortisol or noradrenaline concentrations after surgery in elderly patients with postoperative confusion.
- Multidimensional assessment of acute confusion after traumatic brain injuryMark Sherer
Methodist Rehabilitation Center, Jackson, MS, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:896-904. 2005To describe the phenomenology of posttraumatic confusional state (PTCS) and to provide preliminary validation of a new procedure, the Confusion Assessment Protocol (CAP), for assessing PTCS.
- Intrusion and confusion--the impact of medication and health professionals after acute myocardial infarctionMona From Attebring
The Cardiovascular Institute, Division of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45, Goteborg, Sweden
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 4:153-9. 2005..Secondary prevention is important in preventing new cardiovascular events after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
- Spatial remapping of touch: confusion of perceived stimulus order across hand and footTobias Schicke
Biological Psychology and Neuropsychology, Department of Psychology, University of Hamburg, Von Melle Park 11, 20146 Hamburg, Germany
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:11808-13. 2006..These results suggest a remapping of tactile location of all body parts into a nonanatomically anchored and, importantly, common reference frame rather than a specific remapping for eye-hand coordination only...
- [Evaluation of the reliability and validity of the Chinese version of the confusion assessment method for the intensive care unit]Wen Ling Chuang
Department of Nursing, Chi Mei Medical Center, R O C
Hu Li Za Zhi 54:45-52. 2007..the Chinese version of the diagnostic and statistical manual (DSM) of mental disorders written by Ely et al as a confusion assessment method for the intensive care unit (CAM-ICU) for diagnosing delirium...
- [Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU): diagnosis of postoperative delirium in cardiac surgery]M Klugkist
Klinik fur Anasthesiologie, Universitat zu Lubeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23558 Lübeck
Anaesthesist 57:464-74. 2008Since 2001 the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU), a method for the diagnosis of delirium, has been available for the Anglo American area which can also be applied to mechanically ventilated patients...
- The Confusion Assessment Method: a systematic review of current usageLeslie A Wei
Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 56:823-30. 2008To examine the psychometric properties, adaptations, translations, and applications of the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM), a widely used instrument and diagnostic algorithm for identification of delirium.
- Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 22-2008. A 52-year-old woman with fever and confusionMartin S Hirsch
Infectious Disease Service, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
N Engl J Med 359:294-303. 2008
- Financial and intellectual conflicts of interest: confusion and clarityJulian Bion
Department of Intensive Care Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Curr Opin Crit Care 15:583-90. 2009..To examine the literature on competing interests for individuals and organizations involved in healthcare and to determine the nature and extent of the problem, and the most effective methods of management...
- The function of the left angular gyrus in mental arithmetic: evidence from the associative confusion effectRoland H Grabner
Research on Learning and Instruction, Institute for Behavioral Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
Hum Brain Mapp 34:1013-24. 2013..Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, we investigated the neural correlates of the associative confusion effect that allowed us to dissociate effects of task difficulty and task-related arithmetic processes on lAG ..
- Routine use of the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU) by bedside nurses may underdiagnose deliriumMichael C Reade
Intensive Care Unit, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Crit Care Resusc 13:217-24. 2011The Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU) is emerging as the most frequently used tool for identifying delirium among critically ill patients.
- Psychometric testing of the NEECHAM Confusion Scale among patients with hip fractureInger S Johansson
Division for Health and Caring Sciences, Karlstad University, Sweden
Res Nurs Health 25:203-11. 2002The main aim of this study was to assess the reliability and validity of a Swedish translation of the NEECHAM Confusion Scale among 73 patients having surgery for hip fractures. Cronbach's alpha before and 7 days after surgery were...
- The effect of music listening on acute confusion and delirium in elders undergoing elective hip and knee surgeryRuth McCaffrey
Christine E Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431 0991, USA
J Clin Nurs 13:91-6. 2004..to determine the effect of music on elders undergoing elective hip and knee surgery who experience acute confusion and delirium postoperatively...
- Screening of patients admitted to a geriatric hospital with supposed organic dementiaK Hedner
Department of Community Health Sciences, Lund University, Sweden
Compr Gerontol A 1:55-60. 1987..After a follow-up period of 6 months, 33% of the patients had died. An autopsy was performed in 80% of these cases, and the clinical diagnosis was confirmed in all but four cases...
- Acute confusional state in the elderly following hip surgery: incidence, risk factors and complicationsP Galanakis
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Klinikum rechts der Isar of the Technical University Munich, Germany
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:349-55. 2001..ACS was diagnosed by using the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM). Additional medical data were taken from patients' charts and anaesthetic records...
- Assessment of delirium in advanced cancer: the use of the bedside confusion scaleN Sarhill
Harry R. Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine (a World Health Organization Demonstration Project in Palliative Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 18:335-41. 2001..a prospective assessment of 50 consecutive admissions to an acute palliative medicine unit, using the bedside confusion scale (BSCS)...
- Detection of delirium using the confusion assessment methodJ Laplante
St. Mary's Hospital Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Gerontol Nurs 27:16-23. 2001..However, delirium is not always easily identified. Therefore, the goal of this article is to increase nurses' knowledge and awareness of early signs of delirium using the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) routinely and systematically.
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- Suppression of the Interferon Response by the Hepatitis C VirusFRANCIS VINCENT CHISARI; Fiscal Year: 2010..The confusion in the field surrounding this important question led us to ask if HCV inhibits ISG expression at the effector ..
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- The Moderating Influence of Personality on Cognitive Stimulation Outcomes in PersNikki L Hill; Fiscal Year: 2013..are screened for the presence of mild to moderate dementia as well as the presence of delirium, a state of acute confusion characterized by inattention...
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- Andrew M Thorburn; Fiscal Year: 2014..However there is considerable confusion about what we should try to do to autophagy to improve cancer therapy- in fact it is not clear whether we should ..
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- JoAnne M Youngblut; Fiscal Year: 2015..guilt, depression, suicidal thoughts and attempts, anxiety, poor school performance distance from parents, and confusion. Research in this area has changed from a focus on having children "get over the sibling's death" to calls ..
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- Howard L Weiner; Fiscal Year: 2016..This is due in part to confusion regarding microglial cells and how they relate to the peripheral inate immune system...
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- Treatment of Vitamin D InsufficiencyKaren E Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2013..Consequently, the Food and Nutrition Board cannot determine a recommended daily allowance for vitamin D. Confusion over the optimal 25(OH)D level results, in part, because previous trials failed to recruit subjects based on ..
- Regulation of Lymphocyte Development by HLH ProteinsBARBARA LYNNE KEE; Fiscal Year: 2012..the B or T cell gene programs thereby causing [unreadable]lineage diversion[unreadable] or [unreadable]lineage confusion[unreadable] in NK lineage cells...
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- Andrew M Thorburn; Fiscal Year: 2016..by applicant): There is great interest in manipulating autophagy to improve cancer treatment but considerable confusion about how to do so...
- Mitochondrial sites of reactive oxygen species generation in cells.Martin D Brand; Fiscal Year: 2010..Previous attempts to identify the sites involved have led to confusion because of a conceptual problem: to define the sites, electron transport inhibitors are added, but they ..
- M Bruce MacIver; Fiscal Year: 2014..of important effects on GABAB, in addition to well documented effects on GABAA systems, have added to the confusion about relevant effects for a growing array of new anesthetic target sites (e...
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- ScanCap Reminder System in Partnership with Pharmacy PracticeLAURA A DOWNEY; Fiscal Year: 2011..percent for a host of reasons that are both intentional in nature and unintentional, such as forgetfulness and confusion. Reminder devices on the market now are not available as part of the original prescription package, leaving the ..
- Using light to increase visual and perceptual cues and decrease falls riskMARIANA FIGUEIRO; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Ann M Kolanowski; Fiscal Year: 2014..concern, accelerated mental and physical decline in people with dementia following an episode of delirium (acute confusion)...
- Medical Food Cocktail for Alzheimer's DiseaseCURT H HENDRIX; Fiscal Year: 2010..If effective for use as a complementary or alternative therapy, the medical food cocktail may drastically reduce the devastating economical and societal costs of Alzheimer's Disease. ..
- Maria M Bednar; Fiscal Year: 2014..There is a great deal of confusion about the entry phenotypes HIV-1 can assume...
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- Neurophysiological Predictors of Child Emotion RegulationTracy A Dennis; Fiscal Year: 2010..regulation is linked to individual differences in cognitive control and affective style, but due to definitional confusion and a paucity of empirical support, it remains unclear how they interact to influence emotion regulation and ..
- Role of Perinatal Neuronal Stem Cells in Tuber FormationDAVID MATTHEW FELICIANO; Fiscal Year: 2013..and TSC2 as a negative regulator of the mTOR kinase pathway are well established, there remains considerable confusion as to how TSC gene inactivation results in neurological lesions...
- James W McNally; Fiscal Year: 2014..of data falling under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) has increased confusion over how and when these data can be shared...
- Beyond GWAS: the next 10 years of InterLymphWendy Cozen; Fiscal Year: 2011..address the unknown causation and the substantial annual increase in incidence of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and the confusion arising from the frequent changes in classification, the widespread non-recognition of clear etiologic ..
- Parenteral Hydration in Advanced Cancer Patients: A Randomized Controlled TrialEduardo Bruera; Fiscal Year: 2009..In this study, we will test if giving fluid through the vein will improve the symptoms, delay confusion and prolong life in patients who are no longer to drink at the end of life.
- De Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2016..Depression during pregnancy is the strongest risk factor for PPD. However, currently, significant confusion exists about whether treating depression during pregnancy could reduce the risk of PPD...
- Frailty and depression: A latent trait analysisMatthew Lohman; Fiscal Year: 2013..b>Confusion in defining frailt is caused, in part, by lack of knowledge regarding how and why frailty is related to other ..
- Assessment of Affect Instability in Adolescent Girls with BPD FeaturesDiana J Whalen; Fiscal Year: 2012..that drives the development of other features including cognitive disturbances, impulsive behaviors, identity confusion, and interpersonal dysfunction 1-3...
- Explanatory models of illness and decision heuristics in HIV careM Barton Laws; Fiscal Year: 2012..We believe that resolving this confusion requires understanding the actual explanatory models of people living with HIV about HIV disease, ARV action, ..
- Mechanisms of memory loss caused by the beta-amyloid moleculeKaren H Ashe; Fiscal Year: 2013..Efforts to clarify this complex situation may reconcile disputes and resolve confusion concerning the relevance and significance of low-n versus high-n oligomers...
- Implementing and Evaluating INTERACT in VA CLCsVincent Mor; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- KENAN CHRISTOPHER GARCIA; Fiscal Year: 2014..A current confusion in this field is that Wnts, Fz and Lrp6 are highly cross-reactive, complicating the attribution of specific ..
- Donna Marie Fick; Fiscal Year: 2014..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Delirium (acute confusion) is common and costly in persons with dementia, resulting in longer hospital stays, more complications, and ..
- David Bilder; Fiscal Year: 2014..In the face of such confusion, Drosophila can serve as a reductionist yet powerful alternative model...
- Tools for Coordination Among Caregivers of Alzheimer's Disease PatientsGREGORY JOHN SEIFERT; Fiscal Year: 2012..As AD progresses to middle stage, memory loss and confusion increase and people may have difficulty even recognizing family members, remembering appointments, or to take ..
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- Hsiang Shonna Yin; Fiscal Year: 2015..abbreviations, and the variability of measuring devices (type, markings, capacity), are sources of parent confusion. Low health literacy is linked to caregiver misunderstanding...
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- Vestibular Prosthesis Tested in a Vestibulopathic ModelRichard F Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2012..Successful completion of this task would significantly improve the quality of life for a large number of people who suffer from the debilitating symptoms produced by disorders of the balance portion of the inner ear. ..
- LAURA A DOWNEY; Fiscal Year: 2014..percent for a host of reasons that are both intentional in nature and unintentional, such as forgetfulness and confusion. Reminder devices on the market now are not available as part of the original prescription package, leaving the ..
- Social Support Aid for People with DementiaGARY D HAVEY; Fiscal Year: 2012..As the disease progresses to middle stage, memory loss and confusion increase and people may have difficulty even recognizing family members.
- Development of a Computerized Adaptive Test of Personality Disorder (CAT-PD)LEONARD JAY SIMMS; Fiscal Year: 2012..pathology have been proposed, but the lack of integration and comprehensiveness among these models has led to confusion in health care and research settings and has resulted in a decrease in assessment of personality pathology...
- Survivorship Care Planning and Communication for Rural Breast Cancer SurvivorsKATHRYN ELIZABETH WEAVER; Fiscal Year: 2012..To reduce confusion and uncertainty, and to avoid duplication of medical effort, we envision a formal planning and communication ..
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- Long Term Outcomes in ICU Patients: Delirium & Apolipoprotein ESheila Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2009..Delirium will be assessed daily by the clinical nurse using the confusion assessment method-ICU (CAM-ICU)...
- Neurobehavioral effects of adolescent GHBRatna Sircar; Fiscal Year: 2007..Illicit use of GHB has been associated with significant adverse effects such as amnesia, dizziness, confusion, agitation, hallucination, and at very high doses respiratory depression, unconsciousness, coma and death...
- Psychoactive Medications: Associations with Delirium Persistance vs ResolutionEdward Marcantonio; Fiscal Year: 2009DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Delirium (acute confusion) frequently complicates the acute illness of elders, resulting in both short- and long- term adverse impacts on health...
- The Treatment of Methotrexate Resistant Rheumatoid Arthritis With AminopterinStuart Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2009..This project is developing aminopterin;a better absorbed and tolerated medicine, as an important new cost- effective treatment option for RA. ..
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- GRADE - Moving Towards a Consensus on a Consistent Approach to Grading EvidenceYngve Falck Ytter; Fiscal Year: 2007..The GRADE Working Group aims to reduce the confusion among guideline developers and users that results from the many existing, often scientifically outdated, grading ..
- RCT of a Novel Oral Contraceptive Initiation MethodCarolyn Westhoff; Fiscal Year: 2004..Failure to begin oral contraceptives may occur due to ambivalence, confusion about starting instructions, or due to intervening pregnancy...
- PARTURITION INDUCED PELVIC FLOOR NEUROPATHYKARL THOR; Fiscal Year: 2003..floor innervation for maintenance of pelvic visceral support and continence, there is a considerable degree of confusion regarding normal pelvic floor innervation...
- DELIRIUM IN PERSONS WITH DEMENTIADonna Fick; Fiscal Year: 2007..Delirium will be assessed daily from admission to discharge and then at 1 and 3 month follow-up using the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM)...
- Sterol Metabolism in PneumocystisEDNA KANESHIRO; Fiscal Year: 2009..Currently, there is confusion with respect to P...
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