Grand Rounds - Jul. 30, 2021
"Frailty in Surgery and Trauma: A Harbinger of Poor Outcomes"
Speaker: Richard Miller, MD. Chairman, Department of Surgery Chief of Surgery, JPS Health Network Senior Physician Executive, Acclaim Physician Group, Fort Worth, Texas
- Review the aging of America as a major emerging public health care problem.
- Define the Frailty Syndrome and the evidence for a specific phenotype.
- Discuss frailty as a predictor of surgical and trauma outcomes in older patients.
- Outline opportunities for intervention to optimize the care of this population at risk for major complications and poor outcomes.
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