Geriatric Anesthesiology.

Geriatric Anesthesiology

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  • ISBN 10: 0387725261
  • ISBN 13: 9780387725260


Geriatric Anesthesia Is A Rapidly Growing And Evolving Field. The Last Few Years Have Seen Significant Advancements In And Important New Modalities For Addressing The Needs Of An Aging Population. The Editors Of This Second Edition Are Uniquely Situated To Put Together A Text Highlighting Both Essential Knowledge And Recent Breakthroughs Of Importance To Any Who Work With The Elderly. For The Second Edition, The Editors Have Introduced A Streamlined Chapter Format And Have Assembled A Selection Of Chapters Intended To Deepen The Understanding Of Anesthesic Management Of The Geriatric Patient. 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 ... [et Al.] -- Operative Debridements Of Chronic Wounds / Andrew M. Hanflik ... [et Al.] -- Preoperative Risk Stratificationand 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. Previous Ed.: Baltimore, Md.; London: Williams And Wilkins, 1997. Includes Bibliographical References And Index.

Other Details

  • Publisher: Springer
  • Language: Eng English
  • Format: print
  • Edition: 2
  • Dimensions: xvi, 440 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
  • Pages: 440
  • Date Published: 2007
  • Authors: Jeffrey Silverstein, Alec Rooke, J. G. Reves, Charles H. McLeskey