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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383 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
  • activities of daily living
  • ADL
  • AGS
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • MI
  • myocardial infarction
  • National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
  • postoperative pulmonary complications
  • PPC
  • Timed Up and Go Test
  • TUGT

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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