Annals

November 2019

Volume 48 Number 11

Perioperative Care in the Elderly


CONTENTS
Editorial
The Era of Geriatric Surgery

Clement LK Chia, Kok Yang Tan


Review Article
Sarcopenia in Elderly Surgery

Emile CH Woo, Belinda Rodis


Clinical Update
Personalising Care in the Older Woman with Primary Breast Cancer

Ruth M Parks, Kwok Leung Cheung


Commentary
Perioperative Medicine for Older People

Andrew Rogerson, et al


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