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Scientists Isolate Biomarkers That Can Identify Delirium Risk and Severity

News   Jan 25, 2020 | Original story by the Regenstrief Institute

 
Scientists Isolate Biomarkers That Can Identify Delirium Risk and Severity

Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have identified blood-based biomarkers associated with both delirium duration and severity in critically ill patients. An estimated 7 million hospitalized Americans suffer from the acute confusion and disorientation, characteristics of delirium, including a majority of patients in medical or surgical ICUs. Credit: Regenstrief Institute

 
 
 

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