Sleep disorders from the perioperative perspective?
Release Date: 05/09/2018
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
Where should sleep apnea be on the perioperative surgeon's priority list? A fascinating introduction to the topic, sleep disorders affect every area of life but in the perioperative sphere it brings significantly higher risks of complications following surgery. How important is it that such conditions are picked up during pre-operative optimisation? Furthermore, why do the evaluation at all - if no action at all is taken as a result?
A piece originally streamed live from Atlanta Georgia during TopMedTalk's coverage of "EBPOM-USA Masters Course, A Perioperative Care Practicum".
Featuring hosts Desiree Chappell and Vicki Morton interviewing Dr Andrew R. Spector, Neurologist, Sleep Medicine Specialist at Duke Health. This piece originally featured here in a longer form: http://www.topmedtalk.com/sleep-disorders-in-surgical-patients-ebpom-usa/
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