Principles of Geriatric Critical Care

Principles of Geriatric Critical Care

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781316613894
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/25/2018
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Shamsuddin Akhtar is an academic clinician in the Department of Anesthesiology at the Yale School of Medicine, where he practices anesthesiology and critical care medicine.

Stanley Rosenbaum is a senior academic clinician in the Department of Anesthesiology at the Yale School of Medicine, where he practices anesthesiology and critical care medicine.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Epidemiology of critical illness in the elderly Kristin Oliveira and Linda L. Maerz; 2. Chronic critical illness in geriatric patients Amit Bardia and Shamsuddin Akhtar; 3. Principles of geriatric pharmacotherapy John W. Devlin and Jeffrey F. Barletta; 4. Respiratory critical care in the elderly Jonathan M. Siner and Margaret A. Pisani; 5. Neurocognitive dysfunction and geriatric neuro-critical care Tracy J. McGrance, Pratik P. Pandharipande and Christopher G. Hughes; 6. Geriatric cardiovascular critical care Ronald Pauldine; 7. Nutritional and metabolic derangements in critically ill elderly Arturo G. Torres, Sasha Grek and Brenda G. Fahy; 8. Electrolyte and renal disorders in the critically ill elderly Susan T. Crowley; 9. Trauma and musculoskeletal system dysfunction in the critically ill elderly population Felix Y. Lui and Kimberley A. Davis; 10. Immune response and infections in the elderly Nicole Bryan and Arif R. Sarwari; 11. Transfusion therapy and common haematological problems in critically ill elderly patients Aryeh Shander, Faraz Syed and Mazyar Javidroozi; 12. Stress response to surgery in the elderly Nazish K. Hashmi and Mihai V. Podgoreanu; 13. Perioperative care of geriatric patients at risk of developing critical illness Andrea Tsai and Ruben J. Azocar; 14. Ethical issues: withdrawing, withholding and futility Gail A. Van Norman; 14. Geriatric critical care units: model for interdisciplinary approach Steven R. Allen and Lewis J. Kaplan; Index.

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