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ACE Report #6513
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Effect of anaesthetic and pain management strategies on cognitive dysfunction after TJA

Study Type:Systematic review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The influence of anesthesia and pain management on cognitive dysfunction after joint arthroplasty: a systematic review

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 May;472(5):1453-66. doi: 10.1007/s11999-013-3363-2.

Contributing Authors: MG Zywiel A Prabhu AV Perruccio R Gandhi

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28 studies (21 RCTs, 2 prospective comparative, 2 case-control, 3 retrospective comparative) were included in this systematic review to determine whether anaesthetic and/or pain management strategies reduce risk of postoperative cognitive dysfunction in patients undergoing elective joint arthroplasty. Results indicated a greater incidence of early postoperative cognitive dysfunction for general an...

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