Table 1

Clinical trial registration and inclusion and exclusion criteria for the two larger clinical trials in which participants for this study are recruited

Clinical trial registrationInclusion criteriaExclusion criteria
CABGReducing delirium and dementia risk: a cognitive training intervention of older adults undergoing elective CABG surgery (clinical trial number: ACTRN12618000799257)
  • Male or female undergoing elective CABG at the Royal Adelaide Hospital

  • Aged over 65 years

  • Proficient in English

  • Normal to corrected vision and hearing

  • Live within 1-hour drive of Metropolitan Adelaide

  • Known learning disability

  • Diagnosed dementia

  • Diagnosed neurological or psychiatric disorder

  • History of pharmaceutical cancer treatment (excluding purely surgical treatment)

  • Stroke within the past year

TAVIDevelopment of risk models for cognitive decline and delirium in patients undergoing TAVI (clinical trial number: ACTRN12618001114235)
  • Male or female undergoing elective TAVI at the Royal Adelaide Hospital

  • Aged over 60 years

  • Participants with a clinical diagnosis of a neurodegenerative condition (including dementia) can be included

  • Current or recent (within the past year) alcohol or substance abuse or dependence

  • Use of recreational drugs (within the past month)

  • Diagnosed learning disability

  • Insufficient English language, hearing (with aids) or vision (with glasses) to complete assessment tasks

  • CABG, coronary artery bypass grafting; TAVI, transcatheter aortic valve implantation.