Education is associated with global cognition but not with the rate of cognitive change in older adults.
HealthDay News — For older adults undergoing surgery, electroencephalogram (EEG)-guided anesthetic administration is not associated with a reduction in postoperative delirium, according to a study published in the Feb. 5 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Troy S. Wildes, M.D., from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and colleagues…
For older men, hearing loss is associated with subjective cognitive function decline.
In a population-based cohort of participants without cognitive impairment, the use of Cox proportional hazard regression models helped identify baseline CSF markers that were related to risk for mild cognitive impairment.
For older adults, declines in memory after heart surgery and cardiac catheterization are similar.
Recommendations have been developed for nomenclature of cognitive changes associated with anesthesia and surgery.
For breast cancer survivors, treatment and age-related phenotypes and genotypes are associated with a longitudinal decrease in cognitive function.
Behavioral activation that increases mental, physical, and social activity may prevent cognitive and functional decline in older black patients.
For older cancer patients undergoing major cancer surgery, propofol-based general anesthesia may reduce the incidence of delayed neurocognitive recovery vs sevoflurane-based general anesthesia.
Area-level deprivation is an independent risk factor for cognitive dysfunction in older adults.