ASER 2019 | Eric J. Zimmerman
Release Date: 04/26/2019
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
Our coverage of ASER's annual meeting continues with a piece which focuses on prehabilitation and clinical nutrition, specifically as relates to surgery.
Can the sarcopenic elderly patient build muscle in a reasonable timeframe with the right nutritional support? Are there particular 'magic protiens' we should use? Where does exercise fit into the picture?
The interview regarding nasogastric feeding mentioned in this piece is here: https://www.topmedtalk.com/intensive-care-society-nasogastric-feeding/
Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with their guest Eric J. Zimmerman co-founder and CEO of Enhanced Medical Nutrition.