When it comes to senior care, significant focus tends to be placed on prevention. Because so many chronic health conditions target seniors, and many of them are incurable, controlling risk factors is one of the most effective ways of keeping older adults healthy.
However, there are still some unknowns that can create issues for doctors and their patients when assessing health risks. For example, complications from major surgeries can have just as large an impact on health and well-being as a chronic illness. Fortunately, a recent study has taken steps toward adding post-surgical complications to the list of things doctors can …read more