Periop SIG 18 | Emergency surgery - panel discussion
Release Date: 08/04/2019
The Silver Tsunami is coming, are you prepared to assess the elderly patient? Mature patients present unique and interesting opportunities to perioperative practitioners. New ways of thinking and different approaches are always necessary. The British Geriatric Society's "Fit For Frailty" is here: https://www.bgs.org.uk/resources/resource-series/fit-for-frailty Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with their guest Houman Javedan, MD. Geriatrician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, assistant program director of the HMS Multi-Campus Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine, and Clinical...info_outline
This is the panel discussion which tackles emergency surgery. Discussion begins with more detail regarding the Enhanced Peri-Operative Care for High-risk patients (EPOCH) trial.
Featuring, Professor Carol Peden, Executive Director of the Center for Heath System Innovation and Professor of Anesthesiology at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Fellow of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), Ben Griffiths, consultant anesthetist at Auckland City Hospital, anaesthetic lead for ANZELA-QI and Michael Cox, Professor of Surgery, Nepean Hospital.