In Children and Elderly Patients, What are the Effects of General Anesthesia on Neurological Health Compared with Procedural Sedation?

Publication Year:
2014
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Repository URL:
https://csuepress.columbusstate.edu/theses_dissertations/136
Author(s):
Caldwell, Taylor G.
Tags:
Nursing
thesis / dissertation description
This paper will summarize the most recent research conducted comparing the best practices for anesthesia in these two populations. It will compare general anesthesia to intravenous procedural sedation and their effects on the cognitive function and long term health and well-being of elderly and pediatric patients.