A new study explores the connection between mechanical ventilation and hippocampal damage in ICU patients.
Artificially inducing peripheral inflammation in mice triggered the sudden onset of delirium-like cognitive dysfunction, and this was mediated by a disturbance in energy metabolism.
Researchers report of accelerated cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease patient who also exhibit signs of delirium.
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A newly developed artificial intelligence algorithm can accurately and reliably assess unconsciousness in patients under anesthesia based on brain activity.
According to researchers, some common antibiotics could be linked to delirium and some other temporary brain problems.
Coronavirus infection can lead to an array of neurological complications, including delirium, stroke, and a rare, often fatal neuroinflammatory condition called ADEM. The neurological complications did not always correlate with the severity of respiratory symptoms. In some patients, brain inflammation was likely caused by an immune response to COVID-19, suggesting the neurological damage may be a result of immune system activation rather than the virus itself.