Clinical, methodological and theoretical issues in the assessment of cognition after anaesthesia and surgery: a review.


As people live longer, the burden of cognitive impairment to elderly patients, their families and society becomes increasingly common and important. The loss of independence, a reduction in the quality of life and increased mortality are possible correlates to the mental disintegration. Cognitive dysfunction following major surgery on the elderly is a… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/EJA.0b013e328356bd6e


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