Perioperative Cognitive Protection-Dexmetomidine
ID Number 06-0217Principal Investigator(s)
Jeffrey H. Silverstein
Department(s) or Division(s)
The purpose of this study is to find out if the drug dexmedetomidine can prevent delirium (confusion) after surgery. We are also interested in whether delirium is associated with changes in our ability to think after surgery.
Recruiting Patients: Yes