Acute Confusional State in Elderly Patients with Hip Fracture. Identification of risk factors and intervention using a prehospital and perioperative management program

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Björkman Björkelund, Karin;
(2008)
  • Publisher: Karin Björkman Björkelund
  • Journal: issn: 1652-8220
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  • Subject: hypoxemia | pain | Anestesi och intensivvård | transfusion. | complications | fasting | Nursing | ASA | Anemia | anesthesia | postoperative confusion | Omvårdnad | Anesthesiology and Intensive Care | mortality

Abstract<br /> The overall aim of this thesis was to increase knowledge about underlying causes and perioperative risk factors of Acute Confusional State (ACS) in elderly patients with hip fracture and to investigate the effect of a multi-factorial intervention progr... View more
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