Anaesthesiology, Cardiac Surgery and Post-Surgical Recovery

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Ballard C, Jones E, Gauge N, Kossakowski K, Aarsland D, Nilsen OB, Saxby BK, Lowery L, Stevens J, Wesnes K, Katsaiti E, Graham C, Arden J, Amoako D, Prophet N, Parushothaman B, Green D. (2012). Optimising depth of anaesthesia to reduce Post-Operative Cognitive Decline (POCD) in older

patients undergoing elective surgery, a randomised controlled trial. PLoS One 7: 1-9.


Fearn SJ, Hutchinson S, Riding G, Hill-Wilson G, Wesnes KA, McCollum CN (2003). Carotid endarterectomy improves cognitive function in patients with exhausted cerebrovascular reserve. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 26: 529-536. 


Fearn SJ, Pole R, Wesnes KA, Faragher EB, Hooper TL, McCollum CN (2001). Cerebral injury during cardiopulmonary bypass: emboli impair memory. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 121: 1150-1160.


Girdler NM, Fairbrother KJ, Lyne JP, Neave N, Scholey AB, Hargaden N, Wesnes KA, Engler J, Rotherham NA (2002). A randomised crossover trial of post-operative cognitive and psychomotor recovery from benzodiazepine sedation: effects of reversal with flumazenil over a prolonged recovery period. British Dental Journal. 192: 335-339. 


Girdler NM, Lyne JP, Wallace R, Neave N, Scholey AB, Wesnes KA, Herman C (2002). A randomised, controlled trial of cognitive and psychomotor recovery from midazolam sedation following reversal with oral flumazenil. Anaesthesia. 57: 868-876. 


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