Postoperative cognitive dysfunction and its relationship to cognitive reserve in elderly total joint replacement patients.

@article{Scott2017PostoperativeCD,
  title={Postoperative cognitive dysfunction and its relationship to cognitive reserve in elderly total joint replacement patients.},
  author={Julia E Scott and Jane L. Mathias and Anthony C Kneebone and Jeganath Krishnan},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology},
  year={2017},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={459-472}
}
Whether total joint replacement (TJR) patients are susceptible to postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) remains unclear due to inconsistencies in research methodologies. Moreover, cognitive reserve may moderate the development of POCD after TJR, but has not been investigated in this context. The current study investigated POCD after TJR, and its… CONTINUE READING