Sökning: "Karl Gunnar Engström"
Hittade 3 avhandlingar innehållade orden Karl Gunnar Engström.
1. Delirium in older people after cardiac surgery : risk factors, dementia, patients’ experiences and assessments
Sammanfattning : Background:Delirium is common in older people undergoing cardiac surgery. Delirium is an acute or subacute neuro-psychiatric syndrome, characterized by a change in cognition, disturbances in consciousness; it fluctuates, develops over a short period of time and always has an underlying cause. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Introduction: Neurological complications and stroke in association with cardiac surgery is a serious problem. The stroke event can occur during surgery (early stroke) or in the postoperative period with a symptom free interval (delayed stroke). LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: Cardiac surgery is considered safe, but postoperative delirium (POD) remains frequently reported. Delirium is characterised by fluctuations in consciousness and cognition, and can be subdivided into disturbed psychomotoric activity (hyperactive and hypoactive) and psychiatric symptom profiles (psychotic and emotional). LÄS MER