[Cognitive deterioration after surgery]

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J. Steinmetz, L.S. Rasmussen

Delirium and postoperative cognitive dysfunction are important and common complications after surgery. Risk factors are first of all increasing age and type of surgery, whereas the type of anaesthesia does not seem to play an important role. Mortality is higher among patients with cognitive dysfunction than among patients without such dysfunction
Udgivelsesdato: 2008/12/1
OriginalsprogDansk
TidsskriftUgeskrift for læger
Vol/bind170
Udgave nummer49
Sider (fra-til)4032-4034
Antal sider2
ISSN0041-5782
StatusUdgivet - 2008

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