Independent Predictors of the Duration and Overall Burden of Postoperative Delirium After Cardiac Surgery in Adults: An Observational Cohort Study.

@article{Cereghetti2017IndependentPO,
  title={Independent Predictors of the Duration and Overall Burden of Postoperative Delirium After Cardiac Surgery in Adults: An Observational Cohort Study.},
  author={Christian Cereghetti and Martin Siegemund and Sabine Schaedelin and Jens Fassl and Manfred Daniel Seeberger and Friedrich S. Eckstein and Luzius A. Steiner and Nicolai Goettel},
  journal={Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia},
  year={2017},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={
          1966-1973
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Postoperative delirium (POD) is a common complication after cardiac surgery and is associated with increased patient morbidity and mortality. The objective of this study was to identify risk factors for long duration and overall burden of POD after cardiac surgery. DESIGN One-year, single-center, retrospective, observational cohort study… CONTINUE READING