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Delirium Common in Seniors Presenting to ED With COVID-19

Delirium is the sixth most common presenting symptom/sign; delirium linked to ICU stay and death

RSNA: Neurologic Complications of COVID-19 Examined

In patients with critical findings identified on neuroimaging, most common comorbidities were hypertension, diabetes

Non-COVID-19-Related Deaths Up, Too

Excess deaths seen for specific gender and age groups, with protective effect seen for female children

Cognitive Exercises May Lower Risk for Postoperative Delirium

Cognitive prehabilitation reduced delirium among older adults undergoing major noncardiac surgery

Predictors of Late Effects in Young AML Survivors Explored

Most common late effects were endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory; likelihood of late effects up for those who underwent HSCT

Rates of VTE, Major Bleeding High in Primary CNS Lymphoma

Pulmonary embolism and major bleeding linked to increased mortality risk

Air Pollution May Up Alzheimer Disease Risk in Elderly

Association seen in older women persisted even at PM2.5 levels below U.S. regulatory standards

Hearing Test Response May ID Newborns at Risk for Autism

Prolonged auditory brainstem response phase, V-negative latency seen in newborns with autism spectrum disorder

Wrong-Patient Order Entry Errors Reduced With Patient Photos

Display of patient photographs in electronic health records associated with decrease in WPOE errors