High Burden of Palliative Care Needs of Older Adults During Emergency Major Abdominal Surgery

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Fecha de publicación: 24 september 2018

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.15516

Autores: Zara Cooper MD, MSc Elizabeth J. Lilley MD, MPH Evan Bollens‐Lund MA Susan L. Mitchell MD, MPH Christine S. Ritchie MD, MSPH Stuart R. Lipstiz ScD Amy S. Kelley MD, MSHS.

Background: To quantify preoperative illness burden in older adults undergoing emergency major abdominal surgery (EMAS), to examine the association between illness burden and postoperative outcomes, and to describe end‐of‐life care in the year after discharge.

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