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Title Geriatric anesthesiology
Edition 2nd ed. / edited by Jeffrey H. Silverstein [and others], editors
Published New York, NY : Springer, 2008


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 440 pages) : illustrations
Contents The practice of geriatric anesthesia / Jeffrey H. Silverstein -- Demographics and economics of geriatric patient care / Maria F. Galati and Roger D. London -- Theories of aging / Stanley Muravchick -- Ethical management of the elderly patient / Paul J. Hoehner -- Teaching geriatric anesthesiology to practitioners, residents, and medical students / Sheila J. Ellis -- Research priorities in geriatric anesthesiology / Christopher J. Jankowski and David J. Cook -- Alterations in metabolic functions and electrolytes / Michael C. Lewis -- Perioperative thermoregulation / Daniel I. Sessler -- Postoperative central nervous system dysfunction / Deborah J. Culley, Terri G. Monk, and Gregory Crosby-- Alterations in circulatory function / Thomas J. Ebert and G. Alec Rooke
The aging respiratory system : anesthetic strategies to minimize perioperative pulmonary complications / Rodrigo Cartin-Ceba [and others] -- Operative debridements of chronic wounds / Andrew M. Hanflik [and others] -- Preoperative risk stratification and methods to reduce risk / Linda L. Liu and Jacqueline M. Leung -- Anesthetic implications of chronic medications / Tamas A. Szabo and R. David Warters -- The pharmacology of opioids / Steven L. Shafer and Pamela Flood -- Intravenous hypnotic anesthetics / Matthew D. McEvoy and J.G. Reves -- Inhalational anesthetics / Gary R. Haynes -- Relaxants and their reversal agents / Cynthia A. Lien and Takahiro Suzuki -- Management of regional anesthesia / Bernadette Veering
Fluid management / Jessica Miller, Lee A. Fleisher, and Jeffrey L. Carson -- Pain management / Jack M. Berger -- Anesthesia considerations for geriatric outpatients / Kathryn E. McGoldrick -- Sedaton and monitoring / Sheila R. Barnett -- Total hip replacement, joint replacement, and hip fracture / Idit Matot and Shaul Beyth -- Transurethral prostatectomy syndrome and other complications of urologic procedures / Daniel M. Gainsburg -- Thoracic procedures / Steven M. Neustein and James B. Eisenkraft -- Cardiac procedures / James H. Abernathy III -- Vascular procedures / Leanne Groban and Sylvia Y. Dolinski -- Abdominal procedures / Jeffrey H. Silverstein
Summary Geriatric anesthesia is an important field. Overs the years there have been significant advancements in and important modalities for addressing the needs of an aging population. This book helps in understanding of anesthesic management of the geriatric patient
Analysis geneeskunde
public health
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Geriatric anesthesia.
Older people -- Surgery.
Older people.
Surgery, Operative.
Aging -- physiology
Surgical Procedures, Operative
MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Anesthesia.
MEDICAL -- Anesthesiology.
Aging -- physiology.
Surgical Procedures, Operative.
Geriatric anesthesia.
Older people -- Surgery.
Geriatric anesthesia.
Older people -- Surgery.
Form Electronic book
Author McLeskey, Charles H
ISBN 9780387725277