Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Geriatrics 2E [NOOK Book]

Overview

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

  • 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 ...
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Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Geriatrics 2E

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Overview

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

  • 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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071792097
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 4/15/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 608
  • Sales rank: 566,699
  • File size: 48 MB
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Meet the Author

Anna Chang, MD and Brie Williams, MD (San Francisco, CA) Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California-San Francisco.

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