Association of Delirium With Cognitive Decline in Late Life A Neuropathologic Study of 3 Population-Based Cohort Studies

18 Jan 2017Daniel H. J. Davis, PhD, MRCP; Graciela Muniz-Terrera, PhD; Hannah A. D. Keage, PhD; et al

Delirium in the presence of the pathologic processes of dementia is associated with accelerated cognitive decline beyond that expected for delirium or the pathologic process itself.

Cohort Study
2 effects
6 years
987 subjects

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Delirium Brain outcome
Delirium
Brain system

Cognitive deficit Brain outcome
Minor increase risk of Cognitive deficit
Brain system

Moderate evidence
11.3%

Dementia Brain outcome
Dementia
Brain system

Cognitive deficit Brain outcome
Minor increase risk of Cognitive deficit
Brain system

Moderate evidence
11.8%