Retrospective Data Collection to evaluate the utility of Cognitive Screening in the UF Healthcare Preoperative Anesthesia Clinic

Purpose

The purpose of the study is to collect data on patients who were and were not flagged for cognitive testing in the PeCAN (Perioperative Cognitive and Anesthesia Network) Clinic. These data will be used to evaluate the utility of a cognitive screening protocol by examining the role of assessing cognitive health on patient outcomes during the perioperative period.

Eligibility

  • 65+ years old
  • Planning surgery with anesthesia 

For additional study information such as procedures and eligibility criteria, please reach out to the Catherine Price: 

Age

65 and over

Gender

Male
Female

Monetary compensation

No

Can be done from home

No

Keywords

older adults, surgery, neurology

Principal Investigator

Catherine Price, PhD, ABPP

Contact Information

cep23@phhp.ufl.edu

(352) 273-5929


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