Geriatric Trauma and Critical Care

Geriatric Trauma and Critical Care

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ISBN-13: 9781493952533
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 08/23/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 390
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I: IMPACT OF AGING ON HEALTH.- 1. Changing Demographics of the American Population.- 2. Cardiovascular Physiology.- 3. Pulmonary Artery.- 4. Renal Function in the Elderly.- 5. Skin, Soft Tissue, and Wound Healing in the Elderly.- 6. Immunologic.- 7. Hematological Changes with Aging.- 8. Geriatric Psychology and the Injured Elderly.- 9. Health Care Economics and the Impact of Aging on Rising Health Care Costs.- 10. Operative Risk Stratification.- SECTION II: SURGICAL EMERGENCIES IN THE ELDERLY.- 11. Appendicitis.- 12. Biliary.- 13. Diverticulitis.- 14. Intestinal Obstruction.- 15. Intestinal Hemorrhage in the Elderly.- 16. Acute Abdomen.- 17. Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections.- 18. Acute Vascular Insufficiency in the Elderly.- 19. Thoracic Diseases in the Elderly.- SECTION III: TRAUMATIC INJURY IN THE ELDERLY.- 20. Epidemiology of Injury in the Elderly.- 21. Geriatric Trauma and Injury Prevention.- 22. Outcomes for Surgical Care in the Elderly.- 23. Geriatric Neurotrauma.- 24. Chest Wall Injury.- 25. Thoracic.- 26. Pelvic Fracture.- 27. Extremity Injury.- 28. Penetrating Injury in the Elderly.- 29. Critical Care Epidemiology and Outcomes/Resource Use in the Elderly.- 30. Cardiovascular/Invasive Monitoring.- SECTION IV: CRITICAL CARE MANAGEMENT OF THE ELDERLY PATIENT.- 31. Pulmonary Critical Care and Mechanical Ventilation.- 32. Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT).- 33. Nutrition Support.- 34. Pharmacology.- 35. Rehabilitation Concerns in Geriatric Trauma.- 36. End-of-Life Care.- 37. Ethics in Geriatric Trauma.

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