Geriatric Anesthesiology

  • Jeffrey H. Silverstein
  • G. Alec Rooke
  • J. G. Reves
  • Charles H. McLeskey

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction to Clinical Geriatrics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jeffrey H. Silverstein
      Pages 3-14
    3. Maria F. Galati, Roger D. London
      Pages 15-28
    4. Stanley Muravchick
      Pages 29-37
    5. Paul J. Hoehner
      Pages 38-57
    6. Christopher J. Jankowski, David J. Cook
      Pages 66-93
  3. Cardinal Manifestations of Aging and Disease in the Elderly

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Daniel I. Sessler
      Pages 107-122
    3. Deborah J. Culley, Terri G. Monk, Gregory Crosby
      Pages 123-136
    4. Thomas J. Ebert, G. Alec Rooke
      Pages 137-148
    5. Rodrigo Cartin-Ceba, Juraj Sprung, Ognjen Gajic, David O. Warner
      Pages 149-164
    6. Andrew M. Hanflik, Michael S. Golinko, Melissa Doft, Charles Cain, Anna Flattau, Harold Brem
      Pages 165-178
  4. Anesthetic Management of the Aged Surgical Candidate

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
    2. Linda L. Liu, Jacqueline M. Leung
      Pages 181-196
    3. Tamas A. Szabo, R. David Warters
      Pages 197-208
    4. Steven L. Shafer, Pamela Flood
      Pages 209-228
    5. Matthew D. McEvoy, J. G. Reves
      Pages 229-245

About this book


Geriatric Anesthesiology highlights both essential knowledge and recent breakthroughs of importance in the field. This completely updated second edition, edited by leaders in this rapidly growing field, is a major revision of the classic anesthesia text. Geriatric Anesthesiology will deepen understanding of anesthetic management of the geriatric patient.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Jeffrey H. Silverstein
    • 1
  • G. Alec Rooke
    • 2
    • 3
  • J. G. Reves
    • 4
  • Charles H. McLeskey
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology, Surgery, and Geriatrics and Adult Development Mount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of Washington and the Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care SystemSeattle
  3. 3.Harvard Medical School Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterBostonUSA
  4. 4.College of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology/College of MedicineMedical University of South CarolinaCharlestonUSA
  5. 5.Salt Lake CityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-72526-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-72527-7
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