Is delirium associated with long-term cognitive decline?

July 13, 2020

What The Study Did: The results of 23 studies were combined to examine whether an episode of delirium is a risk factor for long-term cognitive decline.

Authors: Terry E. Goldberg, Ph.D., of the Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2020.2273)

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