Frailty: Its Role as a Risk Factor in Surgery

Annals Consult Guys

The Annals Consult Guys discuss the perioperative evaluation of a patient who is at low risk according to the Revised Cardiac Risk Index, but who appears frail. They discuss various methods for assessing frailty and how frailty should be considered when assessing a patient's risk for perioperative complications.


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Annals Consult Guys

From Annals of Internal Medicine (, Annals Consult Guys brings a new perspective to the art and science of medicine with lively discussion and analysis of real-world cases and situations. They address medically relevant topics, whether they be poignant, thought-provoking, or just plain entertaining.