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Postoperative cognitive decline: the nurse's role in identifying this underestimated and misinterpreted condition.

08:00 EDT 11th April 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Postoperative cognitive decline: the nurse's role in identifying this underestimated and misinterpreted condition."

postoperative cognitive changes can increase morbidity and mortality, demand for postoperative care and social and health costs, and can lead to dementia.

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Name: British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing)
ISSN: 0966-0461
Pages: 414-420

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