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Delirium is a common and serious complication in elderly patients undergoing major abdominal surgery, with significant adverse outcomes. Successful strategies or therapies to reduce the incidence of delirium are scarce. The objective of this study was to assess the role of prehabilitation in reducing the incidence of delirium in elderly patients.
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Name: PloS one
Considering the relation between preoperative functional capacity and postoperative complications, enhancing a patients functional capacity prior to surgery with a prehabilitation program may facilita...
Delirium is a common and distressing mental disorder. It is often caused by a combination of stressor events in susceptible people, particularly older people living with frailty and dementia. Adults l...
Influenza is associated with an increase in the risk of cardiac and other vascular events. Observational data and small randomized trials suggest that influenza vaccination may reduce such adverse vas...
To reduce the occurrence of adverse events of clinical blood use by analyzing the clinical adverse events of blood use except for the adverse reactions of blood transfusion. A retrospective analysis ...
Each hospital day of delirium incurs greater healthcare costs, higher levels of care, greater staff burden, and higher complication rates. Accordingly, administrators are incentivized to identify mode...
Delirium is one of main adverse events in ventilated patients who receive long-term usage of mono-sedative. Sequential sedation may reduce these adverse effects. This study aimed to evalua...
The process of enhancing functional capacity of the individual in anticipation of an upcoming stressor has been termed "prehabilitation". In the present pilot trial, the impact of a multim...
The mission is to develop novel interventions to improve cognitive function, and thereby reducing delirium in hospitalized patients to improve perioperative outcomes. Delirium affects up t...
Older patients (i.e.; ≥ 65 years) with a hip fracture, and who are admitted to orthopedics for surgery are particularly at risk of adverse health events such as delirium, recurrent falls...
To assess recruitment rate, attrition, compliance with weekly exercise, smoking cessation, and quality of life with a multimodal prehabilitation protocol for women with breast cancer under...
The development of systems to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences in an institutional setting. The concept includes prevention or reduction of adverse events or incidents involving employees, patients, or facilities. Examples include plans to reduce injuries from falls or plans for fire safety to promote a safe institutional environment.
Persons who experienced traumatic events during childhood.
A form of DELIRIUM which occurs after GENERAL ANESTHESIA.
Models connecting initiating events at the cellular and molecular level to population-wide impacts. Computational models may be at levels relating toxicology to adverse effects.
Cognitive disorders including delirium, dementia, and other cognitive disorders. These may be the result of substance use, trauma, or other causes.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...