Effect of a Modified Hospital Elder Life Program on Delirium and Length of Hospital Stay in Patients Undergoing Abdominal Surgery: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial

@article{Chen2017EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a Modified Hospital Elder Life Program on Delirium and Length of Hospital Stay in Patients Undergoing Abdominal Surgery: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial},
  author={Cheryl C-H Chen and Hsiu-Ching Li and Jin-Tung Liang and I. Lai and J. D. Purnomo and Yi-Ting Yang and Been-Ren Lin and John Huang and Ching-Yao Yang and Yu-Wen Tien and Chiung-Nien Chen and Ming-Tsan Lin and Guan-hua Huang and S. Inouye},
  journal={JAMA Surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={152},
  pages={827–834}
}
Importance Older patients undergoing abdominal surgery commonly experience preventable delirium, which extends their hospital length of stay (LOS). Objective To examine whether a modified Hospital Elder Life Program (mHELP) reduces incident delirium and LOS in older patients undergoing abdominal surgery. Design, Setting, and Participants This cluster randomized clinical trial of 577 eligible patients enrolled 377 older patients (≥65 years of age) undergoing gastrectomy, pancreaticoduodenectomy… Expand
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