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Management of Intraoperative Anesthesia in Elderly Patients

2019.06.27 / Thursday

Management of Intraoperative Anesthesia in Elderly Patients

The aging problem, in the global development and the developed countries have an increasingly serious trend. In China, the aging population is also growing fast.

This indicates that more and more elderly patients may need surgical treatment, so more attention should be paid to the intraoperative anesthesia management of elderly patients in the first place.


In order to ensure that perioperative elderly patients are always in a stable state, should anesthesiologists requires the utmost efforts to maintain the ecological balance of preoperative patients with established system stability, which requires to set up a good anesthesia plans, monitoring of various factors may result in elderly patients with poor prognosis WeChat, avoid copying ordinary adult anesthesia management mode.


How to choose the appropriate anesthesia for the surgery of elderly patients?

General anesthesia, general anesthesia combined with nerve block, general anesthesia combined with intra-spinal block, intra-spinal block, what are the priorities of these types of anesthesia?

General intravenous anesthesia or combined intravenous anesthesia, which is more suitable for elderly patients?


Famous professor of anesthesiology has said: the surgery of elderly patients needs to make personalized anesthesia plan according to their specific conditions and requirements of the surgeon, combined with the operation type, operation time and operation scope.

The most important thing is to do a good job in the perioperative temperature management of patients, using the medical temperature probe to monitor the temperature changes of elderly patients in real time, timely find the changes, and make plans in time.