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Chapter 32 - Perioperative Cognitive Disorders

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  24 May 2023

Alan David Kaye
Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Richard D. Urman
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston
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Abnormal cognitive aging includes unexpected changes in cognition or memory functions. Changes can present either acutely or gradually. Within the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-5) by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) [1], abnormal cognitive profiles are divided into Mild Neurocognitive Disorder and Major Neurocognitive Disorder (also known as dementia).

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