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Risky operation: Frailty increases delirium post-surgery among older adults

Older adults, who are frail are twice more likely to experience delirium following a surgery, a study found. Delirium is a serious disturbance in mental abilities that results in confused thinking and reduced awareness of your environment. The researchers noted that frailty and cognitive impairment are the risk factors most strongly associated with the development of postoperative delirium. Other risk ... Read More »