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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.273-278

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.