Problems with Geriatric Anesthesia Patients, An Issue of Anesthesiology Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437712889

Problems with Geriatric Anesthesia Patients, An Issue of Anesthesiology Clinics, Volume 27-3

1st Edition

Authors: Jeffrey Silverstein
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437712889
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 4th November 2009
Page Count: 240

Description

This issue of Anesthesiology Clinics prepares the anesthesiologist for the most challenging problems he will face with geriatric patients. Topics covered include delirium, postoperative cognitive dysfunction, fat embolism during hip replacement, Parkinson’s disease and deep brain stimulator placement, diastolic dysfunction, atrial fibrillation, delayed arousal, severe atrial stenosis, multiple medications, informed consent and the ethical management of the older patient, dead bowel, acute perioperative beta-blockade in the older patient, urinary retention, and anesthetic care for patients with skin breakdown.


Details

No. of pages:
240
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Hardcover ISBN:
9781437712889

About the Authors

Jeffrey Silverstein Author