hospitalization and cognitive function: THE SILVER LINING CHRONICLES - A HOSPITAL STAY CAN CAUSE TEMPORARY MEMORY LOSS IN SENIORS - 06/03/11 12:21 PM
A HOSPITAL STAY CAN CAUSE TEMPORARY MEMORY LOSS IN SENIORS
A hospital stay can be a stressful time for anyone. Hospital procedures, antibiotics, different food, bed and daily routine can become overwhelming and disorienting to all patients.
However, according to a Northwestern University study, which was funded by the National Institute of Aging, and entitled "Improvements in Cognition Following Hospital Discharge of Community Dwelling Seniors," the stress is felt most severely by the elderly.
The study analyzed 200 people ages 70 and older who had been hospitalized for one reason or another and found that about 1/3 of them were suffering … (12 comments)

 
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