Tag: surgical complications

Surgical Complications From Falling

(From JAMA) Surgical complications from falling increase if you have fallen six months prior to surgery, no doubt a result of a weakened physical state. According to a JAMA article, a history of one or more falls in the six months before a surgery appears to be an indicator of...

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Nursing Home Patients Face Higher Surgical Risk

Beware the surgical knife!@TS Photography, Getty Images Nursing home residents’ frailty puts them at a higher risk for dying after surgery a new study reports. Well no kidding. did they need a study for that? About a year ago we were about to go through surgery – neurosurgery no less...

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