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Geriatric Emergency Medicine, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine
     

Geriatric Emergency Medicine, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

by Christopher R. Carpenter
 

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ISBN-10: 1455770949

ISBN-13: 9781455770946

Pub. Date: 03/14/2013

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine features expert clinical reviews on Geriatric Emergency Medicine which includes current information on topics such as palliative medicine and emergency care, alternative management strategies, transitions of care, the emergency department observation unit and the older patient, generalized weakness, altered mental status,

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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine features expert clinical reviews on Geriatric Emergency Medicine which includes current information on topics such as palliative medicine and emergency care, alternative management strategies, transitions of care, the emergency department observation unit and the older patient, generalized weakness, altered mental status, trauma management, acute pain management, acute visual changes, orthopedic emergencies, dizziness, palpitations, acute stroke syndromes, abuse and neglect, and electrolyte and endocrine emergencies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455770946
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/14/2013
Series:
Clinics: Internal Medicine Series
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface Christopher R. Carpenter xiii

Palliative Medicine and Geriatric Emergency Care: Challenges, Opportunities, and Basic Principles Mark Rosenberg Sangeeta Lamba Sumi Misra 1

Evolving Prehospital, Emergency Department, and "Inpatient" Management Models for Geriatric Emergencies Christopher R. Carpenter Timothy F. Platts-Mills 31

Transitions of Care for the Geriatric Patient in the Emergency Department Chad Kessler Meredith C. Williams John N. Moustoukas Cleo Pappas 49

Emergency Department Observation Units and the Older Patient Mark G. Moseley Miles P. Hawley Jeffrey M. Caterino 71

Generalized Weakness in the Geriatric Emergency Department Patient: An Approach to Initial Management Robert S. Anderson Jr Sarah A.M. Hallen 91

Altered Mental Status in Older Patients in the Emergency Department Jin H. Han Scott T. Wilber 101

Trauma in the Older Adult: Epidemiology and Evolving Geriatric Trauma Principles Stephanie Bonne Douglas J.E. Schuerer 137

Acute Pain Management in Older Adults in the Emergency Department Ula Hwang Timothy F. Platts-Mills 151

Acute Visual Changes in the Elderly Victoria M. Addis Heather K. DeVore Michael E. Summerfield 165

Geriatric Dizziness: Evolving Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches for the Emergency Department Alexander X. Lo Caroline N. Harada 181

Emergency Management of Palpitations in the Elderly: Epidemiology, Diagnostic Approaches, and Therapeutic Options Namirah Jamshed Jeffrey Dubin Zayd Eldadah 205

Treating the Elderly Stroke Patient: Complications, Controversies, and Best Care Metrics Laura E. Heitsch Peter D. Panagos 231

Elder Abuse and Neglect: Definitions, Epidemiology, and Approaches to Emergency Department Screening Michael C. Bond Kenneth H. Butler 257

Acute Kidney Injury, Sodium Disorders, and Hypercalcemia in the Aging Kidney: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Management Strategies in Emergency Medicine Abdullah AlZahrani Richard Sinnert Joel Gernsheimer 275

Index 321

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