Delirium Threatens Recovery in Older Surgical Patients

New study says… Preventing post-surgical delirium in older patients can help ensure a successful recovery. Researchers found that patients with delirium following major surgery are more likely to have worse outcomes. Including lower quality of life, disability or even death.


Music Instead of Pain Killers?

73 trials involving almost 7,000 patients… This is what they showed about the impact of music on common measures for post-operative care.
Compared with regular care, music was associated with a 20% reduction in postoperative pain and a 10% reduction in anxiety. It also significantly reduced the use of pain pills.