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Perioperative Cognitive Impairment

ISTAART Webinar on Recommendations for a New Perioperative Cognitive Impairment Nomenclature.

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Best Practices Podcast

Listen to the podcast discussion of Best Practices for Postoperative Brain Health Recommendations.

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What you need to know to keep you brain healthy after surgery

Patient Information Guide

Download the patient information guide to take precautions and manage expectations.

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Patient Interviews and Videos

Lee Fleisher M.D. interviews patients about postoperative delirium and provides PND video updates.

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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.

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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