2014

Geriatric Trauma and Critical Care

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-8500-1 (Print) 978-1-4614-8501-8 (Online)

Table of contents (37 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Impact of Aging on Health

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-9

      Changing Demographics of the American Population

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      Pages 11-19

      Cardiovascular Physiology

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      Pages 21-27

      Pulmonary Anatomy

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      Pages 29-35

      Renal Function in the Elderly

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      Pages 37-44

      Skin, Soft Tissue, and Wound Healing in the Elderly

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      Pages 45-54

      Immunologic

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      Pages 55-60

      Hematologic Changes with Aging

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      Pages 61-74

      Geriatric Psychology and the Injured Elderly

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      Pages 75-81

      Health-Care Economics and the Impact of Aging on Rising Health-Care Costs

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      Pages 83-95

      Operative Risk Stratification

  3. Surgical Emergencies in the Elderly

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      Pages 97-97

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      Pages 99-107

      Appendicitis

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      Pages 109-129

      Biliary

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      Pages 131-137

      Diverticulitis

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      Pages 139-144

      Intestinal Obstruction

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      Pages 145-154

      Intestinal Hemorrhage in the Elderly

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      Pages 155-159

      Acute Abdomen

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      Pages 161-173

      Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections

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      Pages 175-196

      Acute Vascular Insufficiency in the Elderly

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      Pages 197-211

      Thoracic Diseases in the Elderly

  4. Traumatic Injury in the Elderly

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      Pages 213-213

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      Pages 215-220

      Epidemiology of Injury in the Elderly

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