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Anesthesia in the elderly.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23273508     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A growing number of old or very old patients benefits from a surgical procedure. Age is an independent risk factor of postoperative mortality and postoperative complications including cognitive dysfunction. The choice of anesthetic technique does not significantly modify this risk. Preventive strategies and preoperative procedures can be implemented. A multidisciplinary management involving all care providers around the patient is essential to reduce the risk of dependence after surgery which is higher in this population. Early postoperative rehabilitation is recommended in the elderly to improve the prognosis.
Authors:
Anthony Mézière; Elena Paillaud; Benoît Plaud
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Presse medicale (Paris, France : 1983)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0755-4982     ISO Abbreviation:  Presse Med     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8302490     Medline TA:  Presse Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  FRE     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Assistance publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, groupe hospitalier et universitaire Albert-Chenevier-Henri-Mondor, université Paris-Est Créteil, département de gériatrie, 94010 Créteil, France.
Vernacular Title:
Anesthésie de la personne âgée.
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