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Alzheimer\'s and Surgery

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Postoperative delirium: overview and opportunities to optimize outcomes

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Program audience Primary care physicians. Educational Needs Addressed Delirium is a common, morbid, and costly condition in older patients. Delirium places patients at risk for complicatio READ MORE
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Improving outcomes in older people undergoing elective surgery

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ABSTRACT Older people have much to gain from surgery, but pose a significant challenge not only in emergency surgery but also in elective surgery. Despite significant progress in the care of older s READ MORE
http://www.rcpe.ac.uk/journal/issue/journal_40_4/dhesi.pdf

Who Thrives After Surgery?

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Martin A. Makary, a surgeon and public health researcher at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, had a long talk with a patient last week. The man had a tumor in his pancreas that was probably benign READ MORE
http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/12/28/who-thrives-after-surger...

Long-term Cognitive Decline in Older Subjects Was Not Attributable to Noncardiac...

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Background: Persistent postoperative cognitive decline is thought to be a public health problem, but its severity may have been overestimated because of limitations in statistical methodology. This st READ MORE
http://journals.lww.com/anesthesiology/Fulltext/2009/11000/Long_term_C...
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