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Study Findings Assists Surgeons to Counsel Seniors, Help Hospitals to Intervene with Patients in Certain Situations

Findings from a research study will help surgeons to counsel seniors before an operation and enable hospitals to intervene when these patients have a history of a fall, malnutrition, delirium or decubitus. The researchers noted that older patients have a different physiology and unique set of needs that may make them more susceptible to complications …

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Study Says Fitness for an Operation Might Be Determined by Screening for Fitness

Researchers say that frailty, a decline in function and resistance to short-term stress that typically occurs in your later years, is linked to more medical complications occurring after an operation among adults of all ages, according to researchers of a large new study published on the Journal of the American College of Surgeons website in advance of …

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