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SCCM Pod-139 CCM: Duration of Delirium as an ICU Predictor of Cognitive Impairment

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 Timothy D. Girard, MD, MSCI, discusses his article published in the July 2010 Critical Care Medicine, titled “Delirium as a Predictor of Long-Term Cognitive Impairment in Survivors of Critical Illness.” His study tests the idea that duration of delirium in the ICU is an independent predictor of long-term cognitive impairment after critical illness. Girard is an assistant professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Category: CCM Podcast



Knowledge Area: Neuroscience