Case Report
Volume 4 Issue 8 - 2020
Acute Delirium and Difficult Sedation Weaning in ICU Thiamine Deficiency Maybe a Possible Not Uncommon Cause Case Report
Magdy Khames Aly*
Critical Care Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt
*Corresponding Author: Magdy Khames Aly, Critical Care Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt.
Received: June 12, 2020; Published: July 31, 2020




Abstract

This is a case of 54 years old critically ill H1N1 ARDS patient with prolonged ventilation and sedation and difficult weaning from sedation and mechanical ventilation, The case gives spotlight on not uncommon cause of delirium and failure of weaning in critically ill patients which is Vitamin B1 deficiency and how it is underestimated and should be put in mind while management those patients.

Keywords: Acute Delirium; Acute Confusion State; Thiamine Deficiency; Encephalopathy; Sedation Weaning; Ventilator Weaning; ICU; Critically Ill

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Citation: Magdy Khames Aly. “Acute Delirium and Difficult Sedation Weaning in ICU Thiamine Deficiency Maybe a Possible Not Uncommon Cause Case Report”. EC Emergency Medicine and Critical Care 4.8 (2020): 48-53.

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