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Vol 12, No 3 (2017)
Cardiology Investigation
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Diagnosis, prevention and treatment of delirium after cardiac surgery — own experience

Michał Michniewicz, Radosław Wilimski, Piotr Hendzel
DOI: 10.5603/FC.2017.0062
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Folia Cardiologica 2017;12(3):328-332.

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Vol 12, No 3 (2017)
Cardiology Investigation
Published online: 2017-06-30

Abstract

Delirium after cardiac surgery is a major problem in a postoperative care period. It results in significant short- and
long-term morbidity and mortality and prolongs in-hospital stay. The paper presents tools to assist in diagnosing, preventing and treating postoperative delirium, developed and used in Intensive Care Unit at Cardiac Surgery Department of Medical University of Warsaw.

Abstract

Delirium after cardiac surgery is a major problem in a postoperative care period. It results in significant short- and
long-term morbidity and mortality and prolongs in-hospital stay. The paper presents tools to assist in diagnosing, preventing and treating postoperative delirium, developed and used in Intensive Care Unit at Cardiac Surgery Department of Medical University of Warsaw.

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Keywords

postoperative delirium, prevention, clinical management

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Title

Diagnosis, prevention and treatment of delirium after cardiac surgery — own experience

Journal

Folia Cardiologica

Issue

Vol 12, No 3 (2017)

Pages

328-332

Published online

2017-06-30

DOI

10.5603/FC.2017.0062

Bibliographic record

Folia Cardiologica 2017;12(3):328-332.

Keywords

postoperative delirium
prevention
clinical management

Authors

Michał Michniewicz
Radosław Wilimski
Piotr Hendzel

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