Latest Brain Health News


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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6 Simple Steps

A new paper defines key steps that can be taken to reduce risk of surgery-related delirium.

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Inside the Monitor – Brain Health

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

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Perioperative Brain Health Course

Identify strategies to minimize post-operative delirium and cognitive decline with this complimentary course.

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Patient Safety and the Brain Health Initiative

Our mission is to arm physician anesthesiologists and other clinicians involved in perioperative care, as well as hospitals, patients and their families caring for older surgical patients with the tools and resources necessary to optimize the cognitive recovery and perioperative experience for adults 65 years and older undergoing surgery.

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Working Together to Reduce Perioperative Neurocognitive Disorders (PND)

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)/American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Perioperative Brain Health Initiative Summit: Innovations to Promote Brain Health Before, During and After Surgery.

Tools and Resources

Ensure widespread early adoption of the simplest evidence based methods of cognitive protection.


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Tools For Providers

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Information for Patients

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Research & Publications

Thank You Perioperative Brain Health Initiative Supporters

Whose contributions help the Perioperative Brain Health Initiative provide tools and resources to optimize the cognitive recovery and perioperative experience for adults 65 years and older.

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Edwards is a Brain Health Initiative supporter