Dr Hannah Keage
|Institute:||University of South Australia|
Cognitive training to prevent cognitive impairment after heart surgery in older adults
Older adults are increasingly having surgeries on their heart: 10,000 Australians aged 65 years and over had heart surgery in the last financial year.
These operations improve how the heart functions however they often result in problems with thinking skills such as cognitive impairments, including dementia. This effect is especially problematic as…