PREVALENCE OF DELIRIUM, RISK FACTORS AND COGNITIVE FUNCTIONS IN ELDERLY HIP FRACTURE PATIENTS WITH GENERAL AND SPINAL, ANESTHESIA


ATAY İ. M., Aslan A., ATAY T., Burc H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.15, no.3, pp.273-278, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.273-278
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Delirium is a serious cause of morbidity and mortality for geriatric patients with hip fractures. The aim of this study is to investigate the prevalence of postoperative delirium after hip fractures in Turkey in the presence of certain risk factors, and to determine the effects of anesthesia on postoperative cognitive functions.