surgery-dimentia

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-Before-Surgery

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.