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Intraoperative Infusion of Dexmedetomidine for Prevention of Postoperative Delirium and Cognitive Dysfunction in Elderly Patients Undergoing Major Elective Noncardiac Surgery

S Deiner, X Luo, H Lin, and the Dexlirium Writing Group JAMA Surg, 2017, online first 7th June


This multi-centre double-blind RCT investigates the effect of intra-operative dexmedetomidine (0.5 ug/kg/hr on entry to OR and continuing to 2-hrs postop) compared to placebo on the incidence post-operative delirium (daily CAM-ICU until day-5) in over 70-year old patients undergoing...


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