Oxford Textbook of Anaesthesia for the Elderly Patient

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2014-05-27
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography

Christopher Dodds, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK,Chandra Kumar, Senior Consultant in Anaesthesia, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore,Bernadette Veering, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Table of Contents

Basic Science
1. Introduction
2. Aging at a cellular level
3. The genetics of ageing
4. Stem cell science and ageing
5. Demography
6. Drug mechanisms
7. Scientific advances
Ageing at a systems level
8. Neurological
9. Cardiovascular
10. Respiratory
11. Renal
12. Hepatic
13. Social changes
14. Cognitive aspects
15. Pain mechanisms
Applied science and diseases of the elderly
16. CNS diseases
17. CVS diseases
18. Respiratory
19. Renal
20. Pre-operative assessment
Specific clinical cases
21. Pre-hospital care
22. Trauma in the elderly
23. Intensive care medicine
24. Vascular surgery
25. Orthopaedic surgery
26. Cardiac surgery
27. Neurosurgery
28. Major abdominal surgery
29. Gynaecology surgery
30. Urological surgery
31. Pain management
32. Palliative care
33. Day surgery
34. Ophthalmic surgery
35. Frailty
36. Obesity
Other important aspects
37. Training
38. Non-theatre environments - imaging/TC/EM
39. Heat balance
40. Infection
41. Medicolegal aspects
42. The future

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