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Geriatric Anesthesia

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ISBN-10: 0071463089

ISBN-13: 9780071463089

Edition: 2006

Authors: Frederick E. Sieber

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Book details

List price: $172.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 10/18/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 600
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Overview of aging and its demographics
Mechanisms of aging
Central/peripheral nervous system
Cardiovascular system
Respiratory system
Endocrine system
Urinary and hepatic system
Pharmacology of intravenous drugs in the elderly
Inhalational agents
Local anesthetics and the elderly
Age and anesthetic risk
Issues of specific importance to the elderly in preoperative assessment
Polypharmacy
Preoperative screening for outpatient surgery in geriatric patients
Geriatric trauma
Diastolic heart function and the elderly
Body temperature management in the elderly surgical patient
Hemodilution
Beta blockade
Consciousness monitoring in the elderly
The controversy of regional vs. general anesthesia in surgical outcome
Delirium and postoperative cognitive dysfunction
Postanesthesia care unit
Issues of specific importance to the elderly intensive care unit patient
Assessment and management of acute pain in the elderly
Assessment and management of chronic pain in the elderly
Anesthesia management of the patient with dementia
Legal issues of importance to the elderly