Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Geriatrics 2E

Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Geriatrics 2E

by Brie Williams
     
 

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An authoritative, one-stop source of answers on conditions commonly encountered among older adults

For more than 70 years, professors, students, and clinicians have trusted LANGE for high-quality, current, concise medical information in a convenient, affordable, portable format. Whether for coursework, clerkships, USMLE prep, specialty board review, or patient

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An authoritative, one-stop source of answers on conditions commonly encountered among older adults

For more than 70 years, professors, students, and clinicians have trusted LANGE for high-quality, current, concise medical information in a convenient, affordable, portable format. Whether for coursework, clerkships, USMLE prep, specialty board review, or patient care, there's a LANGE book that guarantees success.

  • Provides a framework for using the functional and cognitive status, prognosis, and social context of patients to guide diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions
  • Applies the principles of geriatric medicine in different care settings to address common clinical scenarios and common geriatric conditions
  • Includes valuable information on health promotion and disease
  • Delivers essential information on important topics such as delirium, cognitive impairment, dementia, falls and mobility disorders, Parkinson and other movement disorders, sleep disorders, and arthritis
  • Covers special geriatric considerations in cardiovascular health, cancers, endocrine disorders, skin problems, respiratory disease, and renal disorders
  • Concise, practical, and current diagnostic and treatment information on the most common health problems of older adults
  • The best quick reference for busy clinicians who provide care for older patients
  • Valuable to students, residents, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, internists, and family physicians.
  • Includes guidance on care in all settings – clinic, home, hospital, and long-term care, as well as pre- and post-operative settings

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071792097
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
09/22/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
979,920
File size:
50 MB
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Meet the Author

C. Seth Landefeld, MD Co-Director, Geriatric Fellowship Program Director, VA National Quality Scholars Fellowship Professor of Medicine Division of Geriatric Medicine & Center on Aging University of California - San Francisco San Francisco, CA

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