Monthly Archives: October 2013

  • Long-Term Cognitive Impairment after Critical Illness

    In a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, investigators find that “Patients in medical and surgical ICUs are at high risk for long-term cognitive impairment. A longer duration of delirium in the hospital was associated with worse global cognition and executive function scores at 3 and 12 months.” Even younger patients Continue Reading