The Clinical Care of the Aged Person: An Interdisciplinary Perspective / Edition 1

The Clinical Care of the Aged Person: An Interdisciplinary Perspective / Edition 1

by David G. Satin, Satin
     
 

As the population of aged people increases throughout the world, the need for comprehensive, integrated geriatric care is rapidly becoming a high priority. Developed from an education program in clinical geriatrics offered through the Division on Aging of the Harvard Medical School, this authoritative text provides broad, interdisciplinary coverage of geriatric

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As the population of aged people increases throughout the world, the need for comprehensive, integrated geriatric care is rapidly becoming a high priority. Developed from an education program in clinical geriatrics offered through the Division on Aging of the Harvard Medical School, this authoritative text provides broad, interdisciplinary coverage of geriatric health care. The book incorporates the theory and skill needed for many disciplines to work together effectively. It integrates the various topics covered by way of section introductions, cross-references within chapters, a case study and case conference, and an introductory chapter of discussions among a panel of aged people. With contributions from a wide range of experts, this book teaches an interdisciplinary perspective on the aged and their health care, and examines the working relationships among the many professionals providing care for the aged.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195052909
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
6.31(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.49(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Aged View Their Health Care, M. Eaton, et al
Part I: Clinical Issues for the Individual
Introduction, B.A. Blakeney, et al
2. Physical Health Problems and Treatment of the Aged, B.A. Blakeney and T.A. O'Malley
3. Emotional and Cognitive Issues in the Care of the Aged, D.G. Satin
4. Oral Health and Treatment of the Aged, A.S. Papas
5. Drug Therapy in the Aged Patient, J.M. Scavone
6. Nutritional Concerns and Problems of the Aged, J.T. Dwyer
7. Principles and Practice in Geriatric Rehabilitation, J.M. Bottomley
Part II: Interpersonal and Societal Issues
Introduction, B.A. Blakeney, et al
8. The Aged and their Families, F.L. Portnoy
9. Work, Productivity, and Worth in Old Age, M.C. Howe
10. Ethical Issues at the End of Life, D. Barnard
11. Legal Issues in the Care of the Aged, T.F. O'Hare
12. Disability Trends and Community Long-Term Health Care for the Aged, A.M. Jette
13. The Economics of the Health Care System: Financing Health Care for the Aged Person, G.S. Koocher and D.S. Piktialis
Part III: Theoretical Issues of Interdisciplinary Education and Practice
Introduction, B.A. Blakeney, et al
14. The Interdisciplinary, Integrated Approach to Professional Practice with the Aged, D.G. Satin
15. Developing the Interdisciplinary Team, B.S. Siegel
16. Attitudes, Values, and Ideologies as Influences on the Professional Education and Practice of those who Care for the Aged, L. Gurland
Part IV: The Interdisciplinary Care of Aged Persons — An Integration of the Issues
Introduction, B.A. Blakeney, et al
17. An Interdisciplinary Case Conference, D. Barnard, et al
Index

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