Anesthesiology, April 2012 CME
Member price: $10.00 Non-member price: $20.00,
Read the articles:
- “Obstructive Sleep Apnea Predicts Adverse Perioperative Outcome: Evidence for an Association between Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Delirium,” by Bateman and Eikermann, pp. 753-755
“Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Incidence of Postoperative Delirium after Elective Knee Replacement in the Nondemented Elderly,” by Flink et al., pp. 788-796
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
- explain risk factors for elderly patients developing postoperative delirium (POD),
- recognize the characteristics of patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and
- identify associations between OSA and POD described in this study
Faculty & Credentials:
Authors: Authors: Paula T. Trzepacz, M.D., J. Flink, B.A., Sarah K. Rivelli, M.D., Elizabeth A. Cox, M.D., William D. White, M.S., M.P.H., Grace Falcone, R.N., Thomas P. Vail, M.D., Christopher C. Young, M.D., Michael P. Bolognesi, M.D., Andrew D. Krystal, M.D., Richard E. Moon, M.D., Madan M. Kwatra, Ph.D., Matthias Eikermann, M.D., Ph.D.
Editor-in-Chief: James C. Eisenach, M.D.,
CME Editors: Leslie C. Jameson, M.D. and Dan J. Kopacz, M.D.
CME Credit:1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.1.00 Non-physician Credit
Non-physicians may receive a Certificate of Completion stating that this activity was designated for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
Required Hardware / Software:
Internet connection, Adobe Acrobat Reader