MD R.M. Scholtens

PhD Candidate
Main activities
Internal medicine/geriatrics
Focus of research

 Pathophysiology of delirium. Special interest in circadian rhythm disturbances and melatonin in older people.

Coordinating investigator of the multicenter trial 'Melatonin rhythm in older ICU patients with and without delirium'

Key publications
  • Scholtens Rikie M., van Munster Barbara C., van Kempen Marijn F., de Rooij Sophia E. J. A. Physiological melatonin levels in healthy older people: A systematic review Journal of psychosomatic research 2016;86:20-27 [PubMed]
  • Adamis Dimitrios, Scholtens Rikie M., de Jonghe Annemarieke, van Munster Barbara C., de Rooij Sophia E. J. A., Meagher David J. Psychometric evaluation of the DMSS-4 in a cohort of elderly post-operative hip fracture patients with delirium International psychogeriatrics / IPA 2016;28 (7):1221-1228 [PubMed]
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