The incidence of delirium after cardiac surgery in the elderly: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

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INTRODUCTION Delirium is one of the most common complications after cardiac surgery in the elderly. Future studies aimed at preventing postoperative delirium will need an accurate estimate of incidence. However, there are no available systematic reviews on the incidence, and reports of incidence of postoperative delirium after a cardiac operation vary… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014726

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@inproceedings{Liao2017TheIO, title={The incidence of delirium after cardiac surgery in the elderly: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis}, author={Yulin Liao and Joseph Henry Flaherty and Jirong Yue and Yanyan Wang and Chuanyao Deng and Ling Chen}, booktitle={BMJ open}, year={2017} }