Surgery and the Geriatric Patient, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine (Volume 35-1)

By Fred A. Luchette MD MSc, Robert D. Barraco
This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, Guest Edited by Drs. Frederick Luchette and Robert D. Barraco, is devoted to Surgery and the Geriatric Patient. Articles in this issue include: Changing Epidemiology of the American Population; Frailty and Prognostication in Geriatric Surgery and Trauma; Utilization of Geriatric Consultation and Team-Based Care; Palliative Care and Geriatric Surgery; Transitions of Care in Geriatric Medicine; Surgical Oncology and the Geriatric Patient; Orthopedic Surgery and the Geriatric Patient; Vascular Surgery and the Geriatric Patient; Elder Abuse; Falls in the Geriatric Population; Driving in the Geriatric Population; and Suicide and the Geriatric Population.