Periop Medicine SIG18 | Frailty: the elephant in the operating room
Release Date: 06/06/2019
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
"Perioperative shared decision making, does it exist?" - this engaging and provocative talk challenges perioperative practitioners to consider the realities of the life choices being made, sometimes at the bedside.
The book mentioned at the end of the talk is available here: https://www.amazon.com/Letting-Go-plan-good-death-ebook/dp/B0798255H9
Presented by Charlie Corke, Associate Professor, Senior Intensive Care Specialist, Barwon Health.
Brought to you by the Perioperative Medicine Special Interest Group (SIG) in association with the Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine and the Internal Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand at the 7th annual Australasian Symposium of Perioperative Medicine.
The Perioperative Medicine Special Interest Group (SIG) has three aims; improve patient safety and outcomes, share knowledge and collaborate with specialty groups, develop the specialty of perioperative medicine with various craft groups.
For more information follow this link here: http://www.anzca.edu.au/fellows/special-interest-groups/perioperative-medicine