Anaesthesia 2019 | Developmental neurotoxicity
Release Date: 05/20/2019
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 conversation covers one of the conference's talking points; developmental neurotoxicity. Can human infants exposed to anaesthesia early in their early development really be facing risks which we were previously unaware of? There's a lack of evidence at the moment but outcomes for young animals have raised concern. Given the complexities of human neurodevelopment how can such issues be reliably detected?
Presented by Joff Lacey with his guest Hugh Hemmings Senior Associate Dean for Research, Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medicine.