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Medicine and surgery in the older person

Medicine and surgery in the older person

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Published by Armour Pubs in Singapore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Weng Sun Pang, Ming Keng Teoh, Shiu Kow Ming.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 648 p. :
Number of Pages648
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6856384M
ISBN 109814045411
LC Control Number00365273
OCLC/WorldCa45620998

  The researchers chose operations frequently performed on older adults: removal of an infected appendix (appendectomy), removal of an infected gallbladder (cholecystectomy), surgery for a bleeding ulcer in the upper part of the intestine, or surgery for noncancerous colon diseases like diverticulitis or colitis.   The Surgery Book: For Kids by Shivani Bhatia, M.D. Written by an anesthesiologist, the content is very accurate. It talks about a boy named Iggy who is getting his tonsils out — a very common procedure but also one of our most challenging. When typically well children come in, it can be scary because they don’t know what to expect.

of 4 elderly individuals will be older than 85 years of age. Twenty-one percent of those over age 60 will undergo surgery and anesthesia as compared with only 12% of those aged 45 to 60 years. Despite the higher numbers of elderly patients having surgery, mortality and morbidity rates have been declining.   Frail Older Patients Struggle After Even Minor Operations. a surgeon at the Yale School of Medicine. “And surgery is a big stress.” living longer is not older people’s only concern.

Islamic Achievements in Medieval Medicine: Surgery and Surgical Instruments. The 10th century Arabic doctor Al Zahrawi established the basis of surgery in Al-Andalus in Cordoba, where he worked as a doctor for the Caliph Al-Hakam II. He wrote a great medical treatise, the Kitab al-Tasrif, a volume book of medicine and surgery. the emergence of the history of medicine in recent decades but also the growth of medical humanities. The Trust’s commitment to rendering historical research instrumental in the pursuit of better health has generated opportunities for greater, and more meaningful, .


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Medicine and surgery in the older person Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book will appeal to a wide variety of health care professionals in both primary care and secondary care services such as geriatric medicine, rheumatology, orthopedics, surgery, pain management and palliative medicine.

The book will also be of relevance to nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, clinical psychologists, pharmacists Format: Paperback. Health Care for Older People is ostensibly aimed at a wide audience and indeed contains sections that may be of interest to people in many disciplines, but I think those training in general practice would find it of particular value.

The authors have backgrounds in primary care, primary care nursing, and hospital based care of older people and Author: David Griffith. The book will appeal to a wide variety of health care professionals in both primary care and secondary care services such as geriatric medicine, rheumatology, orthopedics, surgery, pain management and palliative medicine.

The book will also be of relevance to nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, clinical psychologists, pharmacists. Palliative Care and Medicine for Older People is a new e-book in a collection of subject-themed e-books containing relevant key articles from Medicine.

The e-books provide a perfect source of revision for post-graduate exams in clinical medicine and portf. Frailty occurs in a mainly older or geriatric population, is linked to the accumulation of a number of different health-related problems, and may influence disease presentation.

A frequently used clinical definition recognizes presentations comprising weight loss, exhaustion, slow movement, a low level of physical activity, and weakness. It can also be graded by degree of disability: (1) very Author: Gordon Wilcock.

Concentrating on the knowledge and skills needed by nurses working with older people, this is an invaluable source of information for both student and practising nurses.

Acting as both a reference guide and support in everyday clinical decision-making, it is written by experienced nurses and contains a wealth of guidance and information. Journals & Books; Help; Medicine. Articles and issues.

About. Latest issue All issues. Search in this journal. Medicine in Older Adults. Edited by Andrew Elder. Vol Issue 1, Pages (January ) Download full issue. Previous vol/issue. Diagnosis and management of dementia in older people. John M. Starr, Katherine E.

Walesby. Dr Magda Sbai, Consultant Geriatrician, Perioperative Medicine for Older People Undergoing Surgery, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust * assessing operative risks in older adults * perioperative care in frail & older adults. Haemato-oncology Dr Jemima Smith, Consultant Geriatrician, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh.

(i) Surgery in elderly patients Martyn J. Parker, Kurinchi Gurusamy, Mark Stoker people are aged 65 years and above in the UK and of these,are aged 90 years and over.

surgery for those elderly patients with cardiac murmurs to diagnose aortic or mitral valve disease. These are common in the elderly. Severe aortic. Researchers have shown that after major operations – including cardiac and colon cancer surgery and kidney transplants – frail older patients are more prone than others to longer hospital.

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7) Read this book with your child in a calm, quiet environment. Many of your child‛s questions will be answered in reading this book. Your child‛s specific surgery may require additional equipment and experiences not described in this book such as casts, additional IV lines, tubes, or a stay in the ICU.

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Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, or in Latin: Medicinae Baccalaureus Baccalaureus Chirurgiae (abbreviated in many ways, e.g. MBBS, MB ChB, MB BCh, MB BChir (Cantab), BM BCh (Oxon), BMBS), are the two first professional degrees in medicine and surgery awarded upon graduation from medical school by universities in countries that follow the tradition of the United.

the new old age. The Elderly Are Getting Complex Surgeries. Often It Doesn’t End Well. Complication rates are high among the oldest patients.

Now a surgeons. This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is aimed at the entire training requirements of Specialist Registrars. It covers both the practice of medicine for the elderly and also generic skills required by all doctors at this stage in their training.

The emphasis is on practical advice (backed up by evidence where available) on the. More than 12 percent of defibrillators were implanted in people older t according to a study. Doctors implant aboutof the devices each year, according to the American College.Proper medical care for growing numbers of older people depends upon application of advances in medicine to the special problems of ageing.

Despite gaps in understanding of the ageing process, high-quality care can be achieved through routine use of knowledge already available. Older people differ structurally, functionally and psychologically.