By Thomas T. Yoshikawa, Dean C. Norman
This incisive reference systematically experiences the analysis and therapy of universal surgical and scientific emergencies in aged patients-thoroughly reading surgical interventions, drug treatments and drug prescribing protocols, life-threatening drug reactions, moral matters, and techniques of profiling sufferers for nursing care. Evaluates sickness states and gauges optimum responses to every, assisting techniques with priceless case experiences. Written by means of over forty special health workers, Acute Emergencies and demanding Care of the Geriatric sufferer ·describes perfect patient-physician relationships in serious care settings ·highlights emergency administration of myocardial infarction and cardiogenic pulmonary edema ·illuminates moral questions surrounding confidentiality, trained consent, surrogate determination making, and sufferer convenience ·assesses specific pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic stipulations in geriatric sufferers ·provides very important details on stroke, seizures, and spinal wire compression ·investigates serious problems brought on by pneumonia, meningitis, and endocarditis ·explores acute lung problems resembling emphysema, continual bronchitis, pneumonia, vital apprehensive procedure disorder, and irregular keep watch over of air flow ·clarifies preoperative approaches for emergency surgical procedure ·reviews anesthesia innovations for pulmonary, cardiovascular, renal, hepatic, and neurological stipulations within the aged ·and extra! together with over one thousand references, tables, and illustrations, Acute Emergencies and demanding Care of the Geriatric sufferer is an integral source for geriatricians, basic care physicians, internists, emergency drugs physicians, intensivists, hosptialists, surgeons, anesthesiologists, orthopedists, cardiologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, and internists/residents in those disciplines, in addition to nurses, pharmacists, and clinical scholars.
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Acute Emergencies and Critical Care of the Geriatric Patient by Thomas T. Yoshikawa, Dean C. Norman