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Title Oxford textbook of anaesthesia for the elderly patient / edited by Chris Dodds, Chandra M. Kumar, Bernadette Th. Veering
Edition First edition
Published New York, New York : Oxford University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (336 pages) : color illustrations, graphs
Series Oxford Textbook in Anaesthesia
Oxford textbooks in anaesthesia.
Contents Cover; Oxford Textbook of Anaesthesia for the Elderly Patient; Copyright; Dedication; Foreword; Preface; Contents; List of Abbreviations; List of Contributors; Introduction; PART 1 Basic Science; CHAPTER 1 Ageing at cellular level; CHAPTER 2 Demographic and social changes; CHAPTER 3 Drug mechanisms in the elderly; CHAPTER 4 Technology in an ageing society; PART 2 Ageing at a Systems Level; CHAPTER 5 Ageing at system level: neurological ageing; CHAPTER 6 Cardiovascular ageing; CHAPTER 7 Respiratory ageing; CHAPTER 8 Renal changes with ageing; CHAPTER 9 Ageing and hepatic function
CHAPTER 10 Cognitive aspects of geriatric anaesthesiaCHAPTER 11 Pain mechanisms in the elderly; PART 3 Applied Science and Diseases of the Elderly; CHAPTER 12 Neurological disorders in the elderly; CHAPTER 13 Cardiovascular diseases in the elderly; CHAPTER 14 Respiratory diseases in the elderly; CHAPTER 15 Preoperative assessment and optimization of the older surgical patient; PART 4 Specific Clinical Issues; CHAPTER 16 Prehospital care of the elderly patient; CHAPTER 17 Perioperative management of the geriatric trauma patient; CHAPTER 18 The elderly and intensive care medicine
CHAPTER 19 Vascular surgery in the elderlyCHAPTER 20 Orthopaedic anaesthesia in the elderly; CHAPTER 21 Cardiac anaesthesia in the elderly; CHAPTER 22 Neuroanaesthesia in the elderly; CHAPTER 23 Major abdominal surgery in the elderly; CHAPTER 24 Gynaecological surgery in the elderly; CHAPTER 25 Anaesthesia for urological surgery in the elderly; CHAPTER 26 Pain management in the elderly; CHAPTER 27 Palliative care and the elderly; CHAPTER 28 Day case anaesthesia and the elderly; CHAPTER 29 Ophthalmic anaesthesia in the elderly; CHAPTER 30 Frailty in the peri-surgical context
CHAPTER 31 Anaesthesia in the elderly obesePART 5 Other Important Aspects; CHAPTER 32 Training in geriatrics for anaesthesiologists; CHAPTER 33 Non-theatre environments (imaging, cardiac catheterization laboratory, and emergency department); CHAPTER 34 Heat balance and anaesthetic implications in the elderly; CHAPTER 35 Infections in the elderly; CHAPTER 36 Medico-legal aspects; CHAPTER 37 The future: a commentary; Index
Summary 'Oxford Textbook of Anaesthesia for the Elderly Patient' provides a comprehensive and detailed overview of all aspects of anaesthesia for the elderly patient looking at the effect of ageing on the systems of the body and the role that age has on drug mechanisms
Notes "Includes access to Oxford medicine online"--Cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Notes English
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Subject Anesthesia.
Geriatric anesthesia.
Older people.
Age Groups
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Anesthesia and Analgesia
Named Groups
Geriatric anesthesia.
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Older people.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Dodds, Chris.
Kumar, Chandra M.
Veering, Bernadette Th
ISBN 0191009016