“Delirium: The brain and the older surgical patient Part 1” was a presentation originally given at the 8th Australian and New Zealand Symposium of Perioperative Medicine Special Interest Group: “Updates in Perioperative Medicine 360” which took place between November 7th-9th 2019.

“Acute brain failure is really the concept we’re talking about”, this piece covers delirium and dives into why this common and long discussed condition is not yet something we can always predict and prevent.

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Presented by Professor Alison Mudge, Conjoint Professor of Medicine, Royal Brisbane Clinical Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Gideon Caplan Associate Professor of Geriatrics, Prince Of Wales Hospital, Sydney.