Impact of a Multifaceted Program to Prevent Postoperative Delirium in the Elderly (CONFUCIUS)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01316965
(enrollment of patients insufficient)
Postoperative delirium is common in the elderly and is associated with a significant increase in mortality, complications, length of hospital stay and admission in long care facility. Several interventions have proved their effectiveness to prevent it but their combination within a multifaceted intervention needs to be assessed using rigorous methodology based on randomized study design. CONFUCIUS trial aims to measure the impact of a multifaceted program on the prevention of postoperative delirium in elderly.
Condition or disease
Behavioral: Multifaceted prevention program HELP(Hospital Elder Life Program)
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Ages Eligible for Study:
75 Years and older (Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Male or female subject aged over 75 years
Admission for a scheduled surgery (i.e. all oncologic digestive surgery , ureterostomy, nephrectomy or cystectomy, total hip or knee replacement)
Patients with a progressive and/or poorly managed psychiatric pathology (patients with stabilized depression could be included in the study)