A discussion about the importance of screening and risk mitigation regarding cognitive dysfunction and delirium in the perioperative period, with particular focus on elderly patients.

Monty Mythen and Mike Grocott are joined by their guests Dr Liam Brennan, President of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, and Dr Fay Gilder, Addenbrooke’s, Cambridge.

This piece taken from a longer piece to be found here: http://www.topmedtalk.com/live-from-boston-asa-2017-perioperative-delirium-2/

Want to hear more of this sort of discussion? Listen out for Dr Jugdeep Dehsi, and other experts, live from ‘Anaesthesia 2018’ the Royal College of Anaesthetists annual meeting at the British Museum (May 22nd – 23rd) with the TopMedTalk team.

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