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Postsurgery memory impairment in middle-aged Chinese patients

JAMA Network Open

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JAMA Network

About The Study: This study of middle-aged Chinese surgery patients found subjective cognitive and short-term memory impairment within 12 months after both cardiac and noncardiac surgery, with multiple identified risk factors, underscoring the potential of preoperative psychological interventions and optimized perioperative management for postoperative cognitive impairment prevention.

Authors: Huan Song, M.D., Ph.D., and Qian Li, M.D., of Sichuan University in Chengdu, China, are the corresponding authors.

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(doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.36985)

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