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Fractures in the Elderly [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781603274661Series: Aging MedicinePublication details: Dordrecht : Springer, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9781603274678
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fractures in the ElderlyDDC classification:
  • 617.1/5/0846
LOC classification:
  • RD101 .F744 2011
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Contents:
Fractures in the Elderly; Preface; Contents; Contributors; Part I: The Aging of Bone and Etiologies of Fractures; Chapter 1: Osteobiology of Aging; Chapter 2: Pathologic Fractures; Chapter 3: Falls; Part II: Perioperative Management; Chapter 4: Preoperative Assessment of Risk; Chapter 5: Anticoagulation; Chapter 6: Prevention and Management of Perioperative Delirium; Chapter 7: Anesthesia and Postoperative Pain Control; Chapter 8: Postoperative Complications; Part III: Common Fractures in the Elderly; Chapter 9: Hand and Wrist Fractures in the Elderly
Chapter 10: Fractures of the Shoulder and ElbowChapter 11: Vertebral Compression Fractures; Chapter 12: Hip Fractures; Chapter 13: Fractures of the Distal Femur; Chapter 14: Tibial Plateau Fractures in the Elderly; Part IV: Rehabilitation, Post-fracture Evaluation,and Prevention; Chapter 15: Rehabilitation; Chapter 16: Evaluation of Bone Fragility and Fracture Prevention; Index;
Summary: "Fractures in the Elderly: A Guide to Practical Management" provides geriatricians and other medical specialists who provide care for older adults with the vital guidance and most current data and opinions regarding the treatment of elderly patients who sustain a variety of fractures. It also provides orthopedic surgeons with the necessary information and most current data and opinions regarding assessment and management of geriatric conditions that predispose the elderly to fracture, perioperative complications and subsequent functional decline. Each chapter is both readable and app
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Fractures in the Elderly; Preface; Contents; Contributors; Part I: The Aging of Bone and Etiologies of Fractures; Chapter 1: Osteobiology of Aging; Chapter 2: Pathologic Fractures; Chapter 3: Falls; Part II: Perioperative Management; Chapter 4: Preoperative Assessment of Risk; Chapter 5: Anticoagulation; Chapter 6: Prevention and Management of Perioperative Delirium; Chapter 7: Anesthesia and Postoperative Pain Control; Chapter 8: Postoperative Complications; Part III: Common Fractures in the Elderly; Chapter 9: Hand and Wrist Fractures in the Elderly

Chapter 10: Fractures of the Shoulder and ElbowChapter 11: Vertebral Compression Fractures; Chapter 12: Hip Fractures; Chapter 13: Fractures of the Distal Femur; Chapter 14: Tibial Plateau Fractures in the Elderly; Part IV: Rehabilitation, Post-fracture Evaluation,and Prevention; Chapter 15: Rehabilitation; Chapter 16: Evaluation of Bone Fragility and Fracture Prevention; Index;

"Fractures in the Elderly: A Guide to Practical Management" provides geriatricians and other medical specialists who provide care for older adults with the vital guidance and most current data and opinions regarding the treatment of elderly patients who sustain a variety of fractures. It also provides orthopedic surgeons with the necessary information and most current data and opinions regarding assessment and management of geriatric conditions that predispose the elderly to fracture, perioperative complications and subsequent functional decline. Each chapter is both readable and app