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Delirium: meeting the challenge of the most common acute brain disorder in hospital patients

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Alasdair MacLullich trained in medicine and psychology at the University of Edinburgh. He was Clinical Lecturer in Geriatric Medicine, then MRC Clinician Scientist Fellow before becoming Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Edinburgh in 2009. His main research interests are the neuropsychology and pathophysiology of delirium. He has developed new delirium assessment tools such as the 4AT and the DelApp, and has an active programme of work on cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers of inflammation and brain injury in patients with delirium. Alasdair MacLullich’s clinical work is in acute geriatric medicine and acute orthogeriatrics. He is also active in delirium education and quality improvement work. He co-founded the European Delirium Association in 2006.

This talk is part of the Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre "Distinguished Visitors" 2018 Lecture Series series.

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