The aims of the research in this thesis were to explore the role of conservative therapies in frail elderly patients in need for (extensive) surgery.

Also, delirium incidence and predictive factors of delirium in elderly patients having surgery were examined.

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J.N.M. IJzermans (Jan) , L. van der Laan (Lyckle)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

Raats, J. (2017, January 20). Frailty and Delirium in the Elderly Surgical Patient. Retrieved from