Hot climate and perioperative outcome in elderly patients

Abstract

BACKGROUND It is well known that heat wave is a major cause of weather related mortality in extreme of ages. While auditing our hospital mortality record, we found higher surgical mortality in the months of summer season which inspired us to look into the impact of hot climate in elderly surgical patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS An observational… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.83013

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