Geriatric Secrets / Edition 3

Geriatric Secrets / Edition 3

by Mary Ann Forciea, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, Edna P. Schwab, Donna Brady Raziano
     
 

ISBN-10: 1560535970

ISBN-13: 9781560535973

Pub. Date: 02/24/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The new 2nd Edition of this valuable handbook provides revised and expanded information on the practice of geriatrics, with an emphasis on the personal touch, the team approach, the clinical challenges, and the satisfaction of improving the quality of life.

Overview

The new 2nd Edition of this valuable handbook provides revised and expanded information on the practice of geriatrics, with an emphasis on the personal touch, the team approach, the clinical challenges, and the satisfaction of improving the quality of life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560535973
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/24/2004
Series:
Secrets Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.61(d)

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Table of Contents

Art and Practice of Geriatrics

Biology of Aging

Functional Assessment

Collaborative Practice

ABCs of Medicare Reimbursement

GERIATRIC SYNDROMES

Aging and Neurocognitive Functioning Memory

Delirium

Dementia

Pharmaecotherapy

Sleep Disorders

Falls/Gait (Gait Disorders)

Osteoporosis

Pain/Palliative Care

Nutrition

Constipation

OFFICE CARE OF THE GERIATRIC PATIENT

Periodic Health Exam of the Older Patient

Advance Directives

Spirituality

Elder Abuse

Depression

Parkinson's Disease

Anticoagulants

ASCVD/CAD

Endocrine problems in the elderly

CHF

Rheumatology

Arthritis

UI

Prostate Disease

Vision Loss

Dental Problems of the Older Patient

Hearing Loss

Sexuality

Alcoholism

Driving

Podiatry

HOSPITAL CARE OF THE GERIATRIC PATIENT

Perioperative Management

Stroke

Dizziness, Vertigo and Syncope

Hip Fracture

Dehydration

Infections (pnx, urosepsis, shingles, etc.)

Pressure Ulcers

Discharge Planning

ALTERNATIVE SITES OF CARE

Nursing Homes

Assessment of Nursing Home Patient

Infection Control (TB, MRSA, VREC, HIV)

Home Care

Hospice (Palliative Care)

Alternative Sites of Care

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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