Early postoperative delirium after hemiarthroplasty in elderly patients aged over 70 years with displaced femoral neck fracture.
Clin Interv Aging 2017 6;12:1835-1842. Epub 2017 Nov 6.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hallym Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University College of Medicine, Anyang, Republic of Korea.
Purpose: Postoperative delirium is a risk factor for worse outcome after hip fracture surgery in elderly patients. Postoperative delirium is associated with anesthesia, postoperative pain, and patient factors. We investigated the incidence, predictors, and prognostic implications of post-operative delirium after hemiarthroplasty (HA) in elderly patients with femoral neck fracture. Read More