Physician taking notes

Administering steroids to prevent inflammation during surgery did not reduce the risk of acute kidney injury in people at moderate or high risk of adverse effects.

London Health Sciences Centre - 

Using steroids during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery did not reduce the risk of acute kidney injury in people at increased risk of death, according to a study conducted in 18 countries.

Dr. Niamh O'Regan and Janine Dougall

Dr. Niamh O’Regan, Lawson Scientist, and Janine Dougall, nurse case manager on the ACE unit.

March 13 marks the third annual World Delirium Awareness Day. Lawson researcher Dr. Niamh O’Regan aims to spread awareness of delirium.

London Health Sciences Centre - 

Did you know that up to two thirds of older patients will experience delirium when they become ill? 

Delirium is an acute confusional state that occurs because of an underlying physiological problem such as illness or injury. Symptoms of delirium differ from person to person, including memory problems, hallucinations, issues connecting to their surroundings and changes in sleep patterns. However, the key symptom of delirium is difficulty concentrating, also known as inattention.

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