Development of an Integrated Theory of Surgical Recovery in Older Adults.

@article{DiMariaGhalili2016DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of an Integrated Theory of Surgical Recovery in Older Adults.},
  author={Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili},
  journal={Journal of nutrition in gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2016},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={1-14}
}
Experts argue the health care system is not prepared to meet the unique needs of older surgical patients, including how to provide the best care during the recovery phase. Nutrition plays a critical role in the recovery of surgical patients. Since older adults are at risk for malnutrition, examining the role of nutrition as a mediator for surgical recovery… CONTINUE READING

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