Geriatric Secrets / Edition 2

Geriatric Secrets / Edition 2

by Mary Ann Forciea, Risa J. Lavizzo-Mourey, Edna P. Schwab
     
 

ISBN-10: 1560534176

ISBN-13: 9781560534174

Pub. Date: 05/01/1900

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.  See more details below

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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:
9781560534174
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/01/1900
Series:
Secrets Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

1The Art and Practice of Geriatrics1
2Biology of Aging7
3Aging and Neurocognitive Functioning11
4Acute Confusional States and the Syndrome of Delirium16
5Fatigue20
6Dizziness and Vertigo24
7Involuntary Weight Loss in the Elderly30
8Sexual Functioning34
9Constipation38
10Insomnia44
11Sensory Changes50
12Principles of Screening55
13Cancer Screening61
14Immunizations66
15Reducing Cardiovascular Risk70
16Exercise in the Elderly: Can It Improve Function?76
17Nutrition81
18Alcohol90
19Tobacco Use Among the Elderly94
20Hypertension98
21Dental Care105
22Preventing Adverse Drug Reactions109
23The Older Driver115
24Assessing Function121
25Perioperative Management129
26Advance Directives135
27Palliative Care140
28Early Detection of Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation148
29Women's Health Issues152
30Depression164
31Parkinson's Disease170
32Dementia180
33Stroke187
34Falls197
35Anemia203
36Oral Anticoagulation in the Elderly210
37Coronary Artery Disease216
38Heart Failure221
39Thyroid Disorders in the Elderly227
40Diabetes Mellitus233
41Rheumatologic Conditions in the Elderly239
42Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Pain in the Elderly243
43Hip Fractures251
44Osteoporosis255
45Renal Disease261
46Dehydration268
47Pressure Ulcers272
48Urinary Incontinence277
49Common Gastrointestinal Disorders286
50Care of the Elderly Cancer Patient296
51Dermatology303
52Health Care Systems309
53The ABCs of Medicare Reimbursement313
54Home Care319
55Nursing Homes324
56Alternative Long-term Care332
57Complementary and Alternative Medicine337
Index341

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