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Document type:
Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Article 
Author(s):
Bickel, H; Gradinger, R; Kochs, E; Förstl, H 
Title:
High risk of cognitive and functional decline after postoperative delirium. A three-year prospective study. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aim of the study was to investigate the association of postoperative delirium with the outcomes of cognitive impairment, functional disability and death. METHODS: Hip surgery patients aged 60 years or over (n = 200) underwent preoperative and daily postoperative assessment of their cognitive status during hospital stay. Outcome variables were determined at an average of 8 and 38 months after discharge from hospital. RESULTS: Fourty-one patients developed postoperative deliri...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
26 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
26-31 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
1420-8008 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Anästhesiologie (DHM); Klinik und Poliklinik für Orthopädie und Sportorthopädie; Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie