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Summary Injury to the central and peripheral nervous systems is often permanent. As such, adverse neurological outcomes of surgery and anaesthesia can be devastating for patients and their families. In this article, we review the incidence, risk factors, outcomes, prevention, and treatment of a number of important neurological complications in the perioperative period.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)194-203
Number of pages10
JournalBritish journal of anaesthesia
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2015


  • anaesthesia
  • delirium
  • neurological complications
  • neurological outcomes
  • postoperative cognitive dysfunction
  • postoperative visual loss
  • spinal cord ischaemia
  • stroke
  • surgery


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