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Top Stories: Trying To Prevent Intensive Care Hospital Patients From Going Delirious

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The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Thirty to 80 percent of patients in intensive care units go through a period of profound confusion known as ICU delirium. As part of KERA’s Breakthroughs project exploring the leading edge of health, science and technology, KERA’s Lauren Silverman reports from Parkland Hospital, where doctors and nurses are taking part in a national effort to prevent delirium.