Optimal preoperative assessment of the geriatric surgical patient: A best practices guideline from the American college of surgeons national surgical quality improvement program and the American geriatrics society

Warren B. Chow, Ronnie A. Rosenthal, Ryan P. Merkow, Clifford Y. Ko, Nestor F. Esnaola

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644 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)453-466
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of the American College of Surgeons
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2012


  • ACS
  • ADL
  • AGS
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • MI
  • National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
  • PPC
  • TUGT
  • Timed Up and Go Test
  • activities of daily living
  • myocardial infarction
  • postoperative pulmonary complications

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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