The population is aging, and elderly patients have surgery at a higher rate than their younger counterparts. Post-operative delirium is among the most common complications in this group of surgical patients.
Anesthesia Alert - Prevent Post-Op Delirium and Dysfunction
Elderly patients are at risk any time they undergo surgery.
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