Cognitive Reserve and the Risk of Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction.

@article{Feinkohl2017CognitiveRA,
  title={Cognitive Reserve and the Risk of Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction.},
  author={Insa Feinkohl and Georg Winterer and Claudia D Spies and Tobias Pischon},
  journal={Deutsches Arzteblatt international},
  year={2017},
  volume={114 7},
  pages={110-117}
}
BACKGROUND Post-operative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) occurs in 10 to 54% of older patients during the first few weeks after surgery, but little is known about risk factors predisposing to POCD. METHODS Systematic literature review and meta-analysis of cognitive reserve indicators and POCD risk. RESULTS Fifteen studies on 5104 patients were included… CONTINUE READING