Evaluation and management of the elderly patient at risk for postoperative delirium.
Clin Geriatr Med. 2008 Nov;24(4):667-86, viii
Authors: Bagri AS, Rico A, Ruiz JG
Geriatric patients are at a high risk for the development of postoperative delirium. By recognizing predisposing and precipitating risk factors, preventive measures can be undertaken to reduce this risk. Accurate and timely diagnosis is essential, and we offer therapeutic strategies to help reduce the high morbidity and mortality of this important condition.
PMID: 18984380 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]