Manual of Geriatric Anesthesia

Manual of Geriatric Anesthesia

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The Manual of Geriatric Anesthesia is a practical guide for physicians, residents, and students interested in the care of the elderly patient undergoing surgery. Although primarily written for anesthesiologists, other perioperative physicians and nurses will also find the information highly valuable. Highlights of the text include concise and clear discussions of preoperative assessment, anesthetic administration, the immediate postoperative care, as well as the more classic a€˜geriatrica€™ topics such as the hip fracture patient, cataract surgery, postoperative delirium, dementia, ethics and end of life care. Clinical geriatric principles are woven into the text so that the reader can develop skills in geriatrics and develop a broader understanding of terminology and principles used in geriatric medicine.Nomograms for estimation of the age-related changes in MAC are available (Fig. ... effects, and had shown no significant depressant effects on myocardial performance in comparison with propofol as part as TIVA for elderly cardiac patients.

Title:Manual of Geriatric Anesthesia
Author:Sheila Ryan Barnett
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-08-11


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