The effect of a pre- and postoperative orthogeriatric service on cognitive function in patients with hip fracture: randomized controlled trial (Oslo Orthogeriatric Trial)
BMC Medicine 2014, 12:63 (15 April 2014)
In a randomized trial, perioperative orthogeriatric care does not reduce delirium and cognitive decline in hip fracture patients, but has a positive effect on mobility, highlighting a need for integration of orthopedic and geriatric services.
Use of illicit and prescription drugs for cognitive or mood enhancement among surgeons
BMC Medicine 2013, 11:102 (9 April 2013)
Surgeons show higher use of cognitive or mood enhancing drugs when surveyed with a higher level of anonymity and confidentiality; this drug use is associated with workload and stress suggesting the need for medical education on coping strategies.