Delirium after coronary bypass surgery evaluated by the organic brain syndrome protocol.

OBJECTIVE The aim was to evaluate symptoms of delirium from a psychogeriatric perspective occurring postoperative to coronary bypass surgery. DESIGN Patients, > or = 60 years, scheduled for coronary bypass surgery (n = 52) were enrolled in a prospective descriptive study. The patients were evaluated before and several times after surgery by the Organic… (More)