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Title Acute emergencies and critical care of the geriatric patient / edited by Thomas T. Yoshikawa, Dean C. Norman
Published New York : M. Dekker, [2000]
©2000
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 517 pages) : illustrations
Contents Principles of Geriatric Critical Care -- Relevance of Aging Issues in the Emergency Department / Anthony Kingsley -- Ethics in Emergency Care of Critically Ill Patients / Elizabeth L. Cobbs, Joanne Lynn -- Drug Dosing and Life-Threatening Drug Reactions in the Critically Ill Patient / Frances S. Wong, Jay P. Rho -- Acute and Critical Nursing Care / Terry Fulmer, Ellen Flaherty, Melissa M. Bottrell, Kathy Fletcher, Mathy Mezey -- Surgical Emergencies -- Emergency Preoperative Evaluation / Edward H. Livingston -- Emergency Anesthesia / Calvin Johnson, Sharon Anita Ashley, Stephen N. Steen -- Traumatic Injuries / Arthur W. Fleming, Jo E. Linder -- Critical Care of the Hip Fracture Patient / William T. Long, Earl Warren Brien -- Acute Conditions of the Abdomen / David Vo, Samuel Eric Wilson -- Acute Vascular Emergencies / J. Dennis Baker -- Medical Emergencies -- Management of Shock / Merlyn M. Asuncion, Vidya S. Kaushik -- Cardiac Emergencies / Donald D. Tresch, Indu Poornima -- Hypertensive Crises / Ronald L. Fong, Keith C. Norris -- Acute Respiratory Failure / Darryl Y. Sue -- Acute Renal Failure / Dean T. Yamaguchi -- Alterations in Electrolytes and Acid-Base Homeostasis with Aging / Adebenga Adetola, Keith C. Norris -- Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemia and Diabetic Ketoacidosis / Robert V. Hogikyan, Jeffrey B. Halter -- Infectious Disease Emergencies / Shobita Rajagopalan, Deborah Moran -- Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / Abbasi J. Akhtar -- Neurological Emergencies / Michael E. Mahler
Summary A review of the diagnosis and treatment of common surgical and medical emergencies in elderly patients. It examines drug therapies and drug prescribing protocols, identifies life-threatening drug reactions, weighs ethical issues, and addresses methods of profiling patients for nursing care
Analysis Andre fag (naturvidenskab og teknik) Andre fag
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Accidents -- Treatment -- Older people
Critical care medicine -- Older people
Geriatrics -- Emergencies
Medical emergencies -- Older people
Emergencies.
Critical Care.
Emergency Treatment.
Aged.
Form Electronic book
Author Norman, Dean C.
Yoshikawa, Thomas T.
LC no. 00022915
ISBN 0585377359 (electronic bk.)
0824746538 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780585377353 (electronic bk.)
9780824746537 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)