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Evid Based Nurs. 2019 Sep 7. pii: ebnurs-2019-103152. doi: 10.1136/ebnurs-2019-103152. [Epub ahead of print]

Being non-frail and having an elective procedure are the strongest predictors associated with functional recovery among older survivors of major surgery.

Author information

1
Centre for Applied Nursing Research, Ingham Institute of Applied Medical Research, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia.
2
University of Western Sydney, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia.
3
Neurosurgery, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia.
4
Orthopaedics, Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia.
5
Centre for Applied Nursing Research, Ingham Institute of Applied Medical Research, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia s.frost@westernsydney.edu.au.

KEYWORDS:

Adult surgery; GERIATRIC MEDICINE; NURSING

PMID:
31494595
DOI:
10.1136/ebnurs-2019-103152

Conflict of interest statement

Competing interests: None declared.

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