Preventing postoperative delirium

Dr. Friedberg, a board certified anesthesiologist and author of “Getting Over Going Under: 5 Things You Must Know Before Anesthesia,” applauds the American Geriatrics Society guidelines to prevent postoperative delirium: “Brain monitoring is the best available technology to reduce or eliminate anesthesia brain fog after surgery and it needs to be more widely used as the study suggests. The vast majority of Americans are routinely over-medicated during surgery because their anesthesiologist is not measuring their brain.