Geriatric Trauma and Critical Care Ebook

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Geriatric Trauma and Critical Care provides a multidisciplinary overview of the assessment and management of the elderly patient presenting with surgical pathology By utilizing current literature and evidence-based resources the textbook elucidates the unique nature of caring for the elderly population The structure of the volume provides the reader with an overview of the physiologic and psychological changes as well as the impact on the healthcare system associated with the aging process Emphasis is placed on the impact of aging pre-existing medical problems effects of polypharmacy advanced directives and end-of-life wishes on acute surgical problems including trauma and surgical critical care Special attention is given to the ethical implications of management of the aged The multidisciplinary contributors provide a unique point of view not common to surgical texts The textbook is the definitive resource for practicing surgeons emergency medicine physicians intensivists anesthesiologists hospitalists geriatricians as well as surgical residents nurses and therapists all who care for elderly patients with surgical emergenciesGeriatric Trauma and Critical Care EbookBy Jay A Yelon Publisher Springer Print ISBN 9781461485001 1461485002 eText ISBN 9781461485018 1461485010 Copyright year 2014 Format EPUB Available from 15900 USD SKU 9781461485018

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Geriatric Trauma and Critical Care provides a multidisciplinary overview of the assessment and management of the elderly patient presenting with surgical pathology By utilizing current literature and evidence-based resources the textbook elucidates the unique nature of caring for the elderly population The structure of the volume provides the reader with an overview of the physiologic and psychological changes as well as the impact on the healthcare system associated with the aging process Emphasis is placed on the impact of aging pre-existing medical problems effects of polypharmacy advanced directives and end-of-life wishes on acute surgical problems including trauma and surgical critical care Special attention is given to the ethical implications of management of the aged The multidisciplinary contributors provide a unique point of view not common to surgical texts The textbook is the definitive resource for practicing surgeons emergency medicine physicians intensivists anesthesiologists hospitalists geriatricians as well as surgical residents nurses and therapists all who care for elderly patients with surgical emergenciesGeriatric Trauma and Critical Care EbookBy Jay A Yelon Publisher Springer Print ISBN 9781461485001 1461485002 eText ISBN 9781461485018 1461485010 Copyright year 2014 Format EPUB Available from 15900 USD SKU 9781461485018