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Table 1 Role of the surgical wards and MGT staff during the CONFUCIUS study

From: Impact of a multifaceted program to prevent postoperative delirium in the elderly: the CONFUCIUS stepped wedge protocol

Geriatrician from MGT
Training nurses from surgical wards to the CAM
Training the surgical wards staff o the prevention of postoperative delirium
Perform a preoperative geriatric consultation
Support HELP implementation
Involve a quarterly morbidity and mortality conferences
Nurse from MGT
Perform preoperative assessment
Perform MDAS diagnosis for CAM positive patients
Nurse from the surgical wards
Perform CAM from the day before the surgery until 7 days after surgery
Involve in HELP implementation
Involve in quarterly morbidity and mortality conferences
Other medical staff from the surgical wards
Involve in HELP implementation
Involve in periodic morbidity and mortality conferences
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