Drug Withdrawal and Delirium in Children

  1. Fenn B. Coma dreams on paediatric intensive care.Intensive Care Med 2014; 40: 1568-9. Article
  2. Fonsmark L, Rasmussen Y, Carl P. Occurrence of withdrawal in critically ill sedated children. Crit Care Med 1999;27:196-199. Abstract
  3. Ista E, van Dijk M, Gamel C, Tibboel D, de Hoog M. Withdrawal symptoms in children after long-term sedatives and/or analgesics: a literature review. “Assessment remains troublesome”. Intensive Care Med 2007;33:1396-1406. Abstract
  4. Schieveld JN, Leroy PL, van Os J, Nicolai J, Vos GD, Leentjens AF. Pediatric delirium in critical illness: phenomenology, clinical correlates and treatment response in 40 cases in the pediatric intensive care unit.Intensive Care Med. 2007 Jun;33(6):1033-40. Abstract
  5. Silver G, Kearney J, Traube C, Hertzig M. Delirium screening anchored in child development: The Cornell Assessment for Pediatric Delirium. Palliat Support Care. 2015 Aug;13(4):1005-11. Free PMC Article

  6. Smith HA, et al. Delirium: an emerging frontier in the management of critically ill children. Crit Care Clin. 2009 Jul;25(3):593-614 Free PMC Article

  7. Smith HA, et al.Diagnosing delirium in critically ill children: Validity and reliability of the Pediatric Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit. Crit Care Med. 2011 Jan;39(1):150-7. Free PMC Article
  8. Smith HA, et al. The Preschool Confusion Assessment Method for the ICU: Valid and Reliable Delirium Monitoring for Critically Ill Infants and Children. Crit Care Med. 2016 Mar;44(3):592-600. Abstract
  9. Traube C, et al. Delirium in Critically Ill Children: An International Point Prevalence Study.Crit Care Med. 2017 Jan 10. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000002250. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract


See also:

  1. Colville G, Kerry S and Pierce C. Children’s factual and delusional memories of Intensive Care. Am J  Resp Crit Care Med .2008 May; 177(9); 976-82. Abstract
  2. Colville G. . Rats, cats and scorpions: children's hallucinations in paediatric intensive care (Editorial).  Br J Hosp Med 2008; 69 (9): 492-3. pdf
  3. Colville G. Children's delusional memories of intensive care - as aspect of paediatric delirium? Annals of Delirium 2016;17:11-14 pdf
Document Actions