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Name: Journal of clinical anesthesia
Frailty has been proposed as an independent risk factor for predicting postsurgical outcomes in elderly surgical patients. The Comprehensive Complication Index (CCI) seems to be the most widely used g...
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) treatment in the elderly is challenging in part because of increased risk of infections. The aim of our study was to determine the absolute and relative risk of infect...
Post-operative sepsis is a severe complication of surgery, which often worsens the clinical outcomes. While several risk factors have been identified, the importance of others remains uncertain. This ...
Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is associated with improved colorectal cancer (CRC) outcomes, but it is used less frequently in emergency settings. We aimed to assess patient-level factors associated...
Surgery has risk of morbidity and mortality. Risk factors include: patient factors; surgical factors; and anesthetic factors. The risk is much higher in emergency cases. The study of relev...
Procedures for identification of high-risk elderly patients in the emergency department are lacking. We aim to identify the risk factors associated with an adverse outcome in elderly pati...
EMERGENCY GENERAL SURGERY IN GERIATRIC PATIENTS: EPIDEMIOLOGY, AND EVALUATION OF FACTORS AFFECTING MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY
Patients aged over 65 comprise more than half the emergency general surgical workload, however, available risk-prediction tools for such patients are extrapolated from younger cohorts. Res...
The purpose of this study is to determine factors which predict a complicated hospital course and then to develop from these findings an Emergency Department guideline to assist in knowing...
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
A condition caused by the failure of body to dissipate heat in an excessively hot environment or during PHYSICAL EXERTION in a hot environment. Contrast to HEAT EXHAUSTION, the body temperature in heat stroke patient is dangerously high with red, hot skin accompanied by DELUSIONS; CONVULSIONS; or COMA. It can be a life-threatening emergency and is most common in infants and the elderly.
The relating of causes to the effects they produce. Causes are termed necessary when they must always precede an effect and sufficient when they initiate or produce an effect. Any of several factors may be associated with the potential disease causation or outcome, including predisposing factors, enabling factors, precipitating factors, reinforcing factors, and risk factors.
Heat stroke caused by exposure to the sun. It is characterized by dangerously high BODY TEMPERATURE; red, hot skin; DELUSIONS; CONVULSIONS; or COMA. It can be a life-threatening emergency and is most common in infants and the elderly.
Branch of EMERGENCY MEDICINE dealing with the emergency care of children.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...