2008

Geriatric Anesthesiology

ISBN: 978-0-387-72526-0 (Print) 978-0-387-72527-7 (Online)

Table of contents (29 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Introduction to Clinical Geriatrics

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-14

      The Practice of Geriatric Anesthesia

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      Pages 15-28

      Demographics and Economics of Geriatric Patient Care

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      Pages 29-37

      Theories of Aging

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      Pages 38-57

      Ethical Management of the Elderly Patient

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      Pages 58-65

      Teaching Geriatric Anesthesiology to Practitioners, Residents, and Medical Students

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      Pages 66-93

      Research Priorities in Geriatric Anesthesiology

  3. Cardinal Manifestations of Aging and Disease in the Elderly

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      Pages 95-95

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      Pages 97-106

      Alterations in Metabolic Functions and Electrolytes

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      Pages 107-122

      Perioperative Thermoregulation

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      Pages 123-136

      Postoperative Central Nervous System Dysfunction

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      Pages 137-148

      Alterations in Circulatory Function

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      Pages 149-164

      The Aging Respiratory System: Anesthetic Strategies to Minimize Perioperative Pulmonary Complications

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      Pages 165-178

      Operative Debridements of Chronic Wounds

  4. Anesthetic Management of the Aged Surgical Candidate

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      Pages 179-179

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      Pages 181-196

      Preoperative Risk Stratification and Methods to Reduce Risk

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      Pages 197-208

      Anesthetic Implications of Chronic Medications

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      Pages 209-228

      The Pharmacology of Opioids

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      Pages 229-245

      Intravenous Hypnotic Anesthetics

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      Pages 246-265

      Inhalational Anesthetics

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      Pages 266-277

      Relaxants and Their Reversal Agents

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      Pages 278-292

      Management of Regional Anesthesia

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      Pages 293-307

      Fluid Management

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