Effect of Preoperative Anxiety on Postoperative Delirium in Elderly Patients Undergoing Orthopaedic Surgery.
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Postoperative delirium is a common and important complication in patients. The aim of this study was to investigate whether preoperative anxiety predicted onset of postoperative delirium in elderly patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery, so as to help develop preventive approaches.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
65 Years and older (Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
290 elderly patients undergoing elective orthopaedic surgery in the Affiliated Hospital of Xuzhou Medical University.
aged 65 or older
patients undergoing elective orthopaedic surgery
history of craniocerebral trauma surgery or severe central nervous system disease
inability to read or understand the informed consent documents