Clock-Drawing Test as a Bedside Assessment of Post-operative Delirium Risk in Elderly Patients with Accidental Hip Fracture

Abstract

Currently applied cognitive tests for assessing the risk of post-operative delirium require time and specialised medical staff, in addition to the patients’ mental strain. We investigated the four-point scoring Clock-Drawing Test (CDT-4) as a preoperative independent predictor for post-operative delirium. A total of 100 consecutive patients aged over 65… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-017-4294-y

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