1. Dementia and the Health of the Nation
2. Dementia: The Conduct of Anaesthesia
3. Epidemiology, Mechanisms and Consequences of Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction
4. Assessment of Cognitive Function
5. Management of Delirium on the Surgical Ward
6. Critical Illness and Delirium
7. Legal Aspects of Cognitive Impairment
This book reviews current knowledge about cognitive dysfunction in surgical patients to provide a common knowledge base and terminology. It covers the topic in a way that considers all points of view, and enables the reader to be better equipped to manage cognitive dysfunction in all its manifestations in surgical patients. This book will hopefully also be a source of generating future ideas for research.
Cognitive Changes after Surgery in Clinical Practice has an internationally renowned group of authors, and is aimed firstly at the perioperative team: surgeon, anaesthetist and surgical ward nurses; secondly, the researcher or geriatrician; and thirdly, public health specialists and hospital managers.
• Answers to common clinical questions relating to cognitive changes after surgery
• Provides comprehensive and relevant clinical descriptions of syndromes
• Written by an international renowned group of expert authors
Andrew Severn BA, MBBS, FFPMRCA. Consultant Anaesthetist , University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay, UK.. Senior Clinical Teacher, Lancaster Medical School, University of Lancaster, UK.