18 October 2018

Last week Mark van den Boogaard (senior researcher at department of Intensive Care Medicine) received the Dr. Peter Moleman penning for best article in the field of psycho-pharmacy published in the last 2 years.

For his article titled: Effect of Haloperidol on Survival among Critically ill Adults with a High Risk of Delirium: The REDUCE Randomized Clinical Trial published in JAMA this year. This multicenter study, including 1,789 ICU patients, showed that prophylatic use of haloperidol in critically ill patients with a high risk of delirium is not effective on all 16 measured outcomes.

See Psyfar blog (in Dutch) here.

Mark van den Boogaard is member of theme Healthcare improvement science.

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