Effects of Anesthesia on an Elderly Patient

February 11, 2011

Listen as Jerry Reeves, MD, discusses the complications that can arise in administering anesthesia to elderly patients.

In this podcast, Jerry Reeves, MD, vice president for Medical Affairs and past chairman of the anesthesiology department at Medical University of South Carolina, discusses the many considerations in administering anesthesia to elderly patients. Reeves also talks about the increased risk of complications in this patient population, and the importance of being acquainted with the individualized needs of older patients.

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