Pre-operative Evaluation of the Older Patient: Who will be a survivor?
Lecture Date: 2004-05-13
Anthony J. Minisi, MD
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Description of Lecture:
This lecture is designed to provide physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, residents, as well as any medical or allied health professional with advanced information to improve their care of older adults.
At the conclusion of this lecture, learners should be better able to:
Describe the diagnostic evaluation prior to surgery for the older patient, List the medications that can be used to attenuate the risk of surgery (e.g. beta blockers), Describe the best approach to minimize perioperative morbidity and mortality
Acknowledgement of Commercial Support:
No significant support
Description of Media:
Media consist of approximately 45 - 50 minutes of audio and PowerPoint presentation taped from the live event and streamed.
Not available for CME Credit