Last updated on April 2019

Effect of Anesthesia on Post-operative Delirium in Elderly Patients Undergoing Hip Fracture Surgery


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Post Operative Delirium
  • Age: Between 65 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • older patient (65 years)
  • patient with hip fracture and planned hip fracture surgery
  • patient willing to complete this study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patient with multiple trauma or multiple fractures, pathological fractures, pelvic fractures, femur fractures
  • contraindication (serious illness or medical conditions) for general anesthesia
  • contraindication (infection at the site of needle insertion, coagulopathy, international normalized ratio >1.4, platelet count <80109 litre-1, allergy to local anaesthetics and so on) for regional anesthesia;
  • patient who cannot complete the preoperative mental tests (CAM and/or Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE)) of this clinical trial
  • patient known to susceptible to malignant hyperthermia
  • known allergy or hypersensitivity to any drugs administered during this clinical trial
  • previous participation in this clinical trial
  • participation in another clinical trial within 4 weeks prior to selection

Recruitment Status: Open


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