Surgical Outcomes in the Elderly

In this episode we are joined by 4th year McGill Medical student, Jenny Moon. Jenny will be discussing the topic of surgical outcomes in the elderly population.

After listening to this podcast you should be able to:

  • Know the importance of understanding aging in the surgical population
  • Review the pathophysiology of aging
  • Understand frailty in terms of the definition, ways to measure, relevance in clinical settings, and how to use the concept to improve surgical care in the elderly

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