All publications of “Ruth Pinto Camarão Rios”

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Definition and application of neuropsychological test battery to evaluate postoperative cognitive dysfunction

Lívia Stocco Sanches Valentin, Ricardo Pietrobon, Wagner de Aguiar Junior, Ruth Pinto Camarão Rios, Mariane Galzerano Stahlberg, Iolanda Valois Galvão de Menezes, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3152

ObjectiveTo investigate the adequacy of the neuropsychological test battery proposed by the International Study of Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction to evaluate this disorder in Brazilian elderly patients undergoing surgery under general anesthesia.MethodsA neuropsychological assessment was made in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery under general anesthesia, aged over 65 years, literate, with no history of psychiatric or neurological problems and score on the Mini Mental State Examination at or above the cutoff point for the Brazilian population (>18 or >23) according to the […]