Principles and Practice of Pain Management
Carol A. Warfield
McGraw-Hill, 1993 - Medical - 552 pages
Delivers a detailed overview of both the basic science and practical, day-to-day clinical issues related to the administration of anesthesia in geriatric patients. It begins with a look at the demographics and economic issues surrounding surgery and anesthesia in the elderly, plus the effects of aging on organ reserve. It then considers geriatric anesthetic implications across the full spectrum of organ systems-from the central/peripheral nervous system to the urinary/hepatic systems.
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Pathophysiology of Pain
Psychological Aspects of Pain
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