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N.C. Health News Profiles Research on Post-operative Decline

July 18, 2018

Features DIBS Faculty Network Members Berger, Browndyke

Picture of elderly person needing assistance from hospital bed

Older patient recovering after surgery. Photo credit: Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News

About one older patient in four sees some level of decreased mental and functional decline after surgery. DIBS faculy members and others seek better understanding of the phenomenon and how to prevent it. From the July 16 issue of N.C. Health News. https://www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2018/07/16/focus-postoperative-decline-help-patients-hospitals/

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