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Bench-to-bedside review: Delirium in ICU patients - importance of sleep deprivation

Overview of attention for article published in Critical Care, December 2009
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Title
Bench-to-bedside review: Delirium in ICU patients - importance of sleep deprivation
Published in
Critical Care, December 2009
DOI 10.1186/cc8131
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Gerald L Weinhouse, Richard J Schwab, Paula L Watson, Namrata Patil, Bernardino Vaccaro, Pratik Pandharipande, E Wesley Ely

Abstract

Delirium occurs frequently in critically ill patients and has been associated with both short-term and long-term consequences. Efforts to decrease delirium prevalence have been directed at identifying and modifying its risk factors. One potentially modifiable risk factor is sleep deprivation. Critically ill patients are known to experience poor sleep quality with severe sleep fragmentation and disruption of sleep architecture. Poor sleep while in the intensive care unit is one of the most common complaints of patients who survive critical illness. The relationship between delirium and sleep deprivation remains controversial. However, studies have demonstrated many similarities between the clinical and physiologic profiles of patients with delirium and sleep deprivation. This article aims to review the literature, the clinical and neurobiologic consequences of sleep deprivation, and the potential relationship between sleep deprivation and delirium in intensive care unit patients. Sleep deprivation may prove to be a modifiable risk factor for the development of delirium with important implications for the acute and long-term outcome of critically ill patients.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Portugal 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Greece 1 <1%
Other 1 <1%
Unknown 305 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 37 12%
Student > Master 36 11%
Other 32 10%
Student > Postgraduate 31 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 30 9%
Other 85 27%
Unknown 68 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 167 52%
Nursing and Health Professions 43 13%
Psychology 11 3%
Neuroscience 9 3%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 <1%
Other 18 6%
Unknown 68 21%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 20. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 08 May 2023.
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#1,828,841
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#1,623
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#7,900
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Outputs of similar age from Critical Care
#4
of 35 outputs
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