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Neuraxial Block vs General Anesthesia in the Elderly Patient Scheduled for Hip Surgery
Speaker: Shiraz Yazdani, MD and Joseph H. Bergman, MD

Department: AnesthesiologyRoom: 240
Directly Provided: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Time: 6:00 am to 7:00 am
Campus: Lubbock

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Upon the completion of this activity the participant should be able to:
  • Recognize important consequences of anesthetic management on patient outcome
  • Explain treatment options with respect to their benefits and negative side effects
  • Discuss professional attitudes to diagnosis, treatment and recovery of hip surgery patients
  • Define recovery from a holistic perspective
  • Address the effects on anesthetic regimen on postoperative mental functional status as well as incidence of DVT's and infections
  • Assess the impact of perioperative pain management and care on quality of life and rate of institutionalization
Accreditation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.