2011

Principles and Practice of Geriatric Surgery

ISBN: 978-1-4419-6998-9 (Print) 978-1-4419-6999-6 (Online)

Table of contents (98 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxix

  2. Physiology of Aging

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      Pages 1-1

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      Invited Commentary

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      Pages 5-37

      Cell and Molecular Aging

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      Pages 39-48

      Cancer, Carcinogenesis, and Aging

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      Pages 49-68

      Effects of Aging on Immune Function

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      Pages 69-82

      Hematological Changes, Anemia, and Bleeding in Older Persons

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      Pages 83-86

      Invited Commentary

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      Pages 87-106

      Nutrition

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      Pages 107-127

      Wound Healing in the Elderly

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      Pages 129-134

      Frailty and Surgery in the Elderly

  3. Social/Societal Issues

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      Pages 135-135

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      Pages 137-138

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      Pages 139-152

      The Demography of Aging and Disability

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      Pages 153-170

      Providing Surgical Care to an Aging Population: Implications for the Surgical Workforce

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      Pages 171-178

      Defining Quality of Care in Geriatric Surgery

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      Pages 179-188

      Ethics in Clinical Practice

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      Pages 189-196

      Teaching Geriatrics to Surgeons

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      Pages 197-209

      Palliative Care and Decision Making at the End of Life

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      Pages 211-221

      Surgery in Centenarians

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      Pages 223-230

      The Effect of Advancing Age on Physician Performance

  4. Perioperative Issues

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      Pages 231-231

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      Pages 233-234

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      Pages 235-251

      Principles of Geriatric Surgery

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