Truths and Myths of Postoperative Care for the Elderly
Elderly patients are high-risk patients. They appear to be exposed more to particular risks compared to younger patients. We discuss what these risks are, how they can be minimized and how routine postoperative care can be adapted to the elderly patient as a series of myths and truths.
KeywordsElderly Patient Functional Decline Anastomotic Dehiscence Ankle Brachial Pressure Index Early Warning Score
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