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Anaesthetic considerations in the elderly 

Anaesthetic considerations in the elderly
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Anaesthetic considerations in the elderly
Author(s):

Chris Dodds

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199591398.003.0059
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date: 30 May 2020

Introduction 186

Background 186

Changes in the elderly 188

General anaesthetic aspects 192

Conclusion 196

Key reading 196

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