- Sensitivity and specificity of the animal fluency test for predicting postoperative deliriumLawrence S Long
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Ave, C 455, San Francisco, CA, 94143 0648, USA
Can J Anaesth 62:603-8. 2015..Preoperative cognitive impairment is a major risk factor for postoperative delirium. We therefore investigated the prognostic significance and feasibility of administering a brief cognitive screen before surgery...
- A brief review of practical preoperative cognitive screening toolsL Stephen Long
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, Room C 450, San Francisco, CA 94143 0648, USA
Can J Anaesth 59:798-804. 2012..The objective of this review was to identify cognitive screening tools that could be easily incorporated into the evaluation of older patients before major surgery...