Effect of Delirium and Other Major Complications on Outcomes After Elective Surgery in Older Adults.

@article{Gleason2015EffectOD,
  title={Effect of Delirium and Other Major Complications on Outcomes After Elective Surgery in Older Adults.},
  author={Lauren Jan Gleason and Eva M. Schmitt and Cyrus M Kosar and Patricia A Tabloski and Jane S Saczynski and Thomas Robinson and Zara R Cooper and Selwyn O. Rogers and Richard N. Jones and Edward R. Marcantonio and Sharon K. Inouye},
  journal={JAMA surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={150 12},
  pages={1134-40}
}
IMPORTANCE Major postoperative complications and delirium contribute independently to adverse outcomes and high resource use in patients who undergo major surgery; however, their interrelationship is not well examined. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association of major postoperative complications and delirium, alone and combined, with adverse outcomes after surgery. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Prospective cohort study in 2 large academic medical centers of 566 patients who were 70 years… CONTINUE READING
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Effect of delirium and other major complications on outcomes after elective surgery in older adults

  • LJ Gleason, EM Schmitt, CM Kosar
  • JAMA Surg
  • 2015

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