Somchai Amornyotin

Siriraj Hospital

Dr. Somchai Amornyotin graduated from the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, in 1989. He joined the staff of the Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, in 1996. In 2020, he became a professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University. His first scientific paper was published in Thailand in 1999. He has practiced anesthesia since 2002. More than eighty of his research articles have been published in Thai and international medical journals. Dr. Amornyotin is a member of the Royal College of Anesthesiologists of Thailand, the Gastroenterological Association of Thailand, and many scientific societies. He is also a reviewer and editor for many international journals.

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Geriatric is a topic of great interest in medicine and among the general public. Population aging is an inevitable and irreversible demographic reality that is associated with welcome improvements in health care. The increase in life expectancy has led the very old to become the fastest-growing segment. The geriatric population experiences significant alterations of numerous organ systems as a result of the aging process. Normally, functional reserve and organ functions are declined in geriatric patients. The care of geriatric patients can be complex and will be a growing task. A balance between physiological and psychological alterations is required in these patients. Geriatric patients also have several co-morbidities including hypertension, cardiac disease, diabetes, cerebrovascular disease, and renal dysfunction.

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