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Dr. Lee Fleisher conducting a patient interview

Perioperative Geriatric Care

Watch the 2021 State of the Union webinar as expert panelists discuss practical implementation strategies.

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Anesthesiologist helping a patient during surgery

Improving Perioperative Brain Health

Watch the authors of a new paper discuss the key steps that can be taken to reduce risk of surgery-related delirium.

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Group of doctors reviewing patient files.

Inside the Monitor – Brain Health

Dr. Cole discusses COVID’s effect on the brain and more proposed Monitor topics.

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Evaluating the Older Patient for Surgery webinar

PBHI Town Hall Recording

Watch a panel of brain health experts discuss evaluating older patients for surgery

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Perioperative Brain Health Initiative Vision and Mission

Vision Statement:

All Physician Anesthesiologists implement current guidelines and scientific advances to protect and preserve the brain function of every patient undergoing a surgical procedure or intervention.

Mission Statements:

  1. We promote routine preoperative screening for specific risk factors for perioperative neurocognitive disorders
    (e.g., delirium, postoperative cognitive decline)
  2. We promote evidence-based perioperative strategies to prevent, identify, and treat perioperative neurocognitive disorders
  3. We provide education about perioperative neurocognitive disorders for patients and providers