Geriatric Secrets (Mosby Secrets Series) / Edition 1

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Overview

This book is part of the popular "Secrets" series, which presents key information in a question-and-answer format. Geriatric Secrets is an ideal review for examinations, Rounds, and clinical discussions. Topics include symptoms, prevention, and health promotion. Throughout, conditions requiring special consideration in older adults are discussed, including anemia and urinary tract infections.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Reviewer: David O. Staats, MD (University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center)
Description: This multiauthored monograph is a handbook for medical students in a question-and-answer format that highlights the major topics of geriatric medicine.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide medical students ready access to the facts of geriatric medicine in a compact format, highlighting the major clinical domains of geriatric medicine.
Audience: The audience for this book is mainly medical students and house officers.
Features: This compact inexpensive book is nicely illustrated and provides key references to the areas discussed. There is an excellent index that makes finding the relevant information easy. The question-and-answer format is the most distinguishing feature of the book.
Assessment: This book is written at an appropriate level for medical students and house officers. It provides a handy reference to the main facts of geriatric medicine. The detail and domains of discussion are thorough. The question-and-answer format makes it especially useful in the clinical setting where others may demonstrate how this information is used in the clinical setting. Libraries patronized by medical students will find this book of good use.
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Reviewer: David O. Staats, MD (University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center)
Description: This multiauthored monograph is a handbook for medical students in a question-and-answer format that highlights the major topics of geriatric medicine.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide medical students ready access to the facts of geriatric medicine in a compact format, highlighting the major clinical domains of geriatric medicine.
Audience: The audience for this book is mainly medical students and house officers.
Features: This compact inexpensive book is nicely illustrated and provides key references to the areas discussed. There is an excellent index that makes finding the relevant information easy. The question-and-answer format is the most distinguishing feature of the book.
Assessment: This book is written at an appropriate level for medical students and house officers. It provides a handy reference to the main facts of geriatric medicine. The detail and domains of discussion are thorough. The question-and-answer format makes it especially useful in the clinical setting where others may demonstrate how this information is used in the clinical setting. Libraries patronized by medical students will find this book of good use.
David O. Staats
This multiauthored monograph is a handbook for medical students in a question-and-answer format that highlights the major topics of geriatric medicine. The purpose is to provide medical students ready access to the facts of geriatric medicine in a compact format, highlighting the major clinical domains of geriatric medicine. The audience for this book is mainly medical students and house officers. This compact inexpensive book is nicely illustrated and provides key references to the areas discussed. There is an excellent index that makes finding the relevant information easy. The question-and-answer format is the most distinguishing feature of the book. This book is written at an appropriate level for medical students and house officers. It provides a handy reference to the main facts of geriatric medicine. The detail and domains of discussion are thorough. The question-and-answer format makes it especially useful in the clinical setting where others may demonstrate how this information is used in the clinical setting. Libraries patronized by medical students will find this book of good use.
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Provides question-and-answer treatment of essentials of geriatric practice, for medical students and other health care professionals. Offers sections on symptoms, prevention and health promotion, and conditions requiring special consideration in the elderly, plus an overview of the field. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560531623
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 1/28/1996
  • Series: Mosby Secrets Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 275

Table of Contents

1 The Art and Practice of Geriatrics 1
2 Confusion and Amnesia 7
3 Fatigue and Weakness 13
4 Involuntary Weight Loss in the Elderly 18
5 Dizziness and Vertigo 22
6 Sexual Functioning 26
7 Constipation 29
8 Rheumatologic Conditions in the Elderly 34
9 Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Pain in the Elderly 38
10 Bereavement 45
11 Principles of Screening 49
12 Cancer Screening 54
13 Immunizations 59
14 Reducing Cardiovascular Risk 62
15 Exercise in the Elderly: Can It Improve Function? 68
16 Nutrition 73
17 Alcohol 81
18 Tobacco Use Among the Elderly 85
19 Sensory Changes 89
20 Hypertension in the Elderly 93
21 Dental Care 99
22 Preventing Adverse Drug Reactions 103
23 Falls 110
24 Depression 116
25 Early Detection of Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation 122
26 Aging and Cognitive Functioning 126
27 Parkinson's Disease 130
28 Renal Disease 139
29 Lipid Disorders in the Elderly 145
30 Thyroid Disorders in the Elderly 150
31 Urinary Tract Infections 156
32 Women's Health Issues 161
33 Anemia in the Elderly 173
34 Pain Management 179
35 Urinary Incontinence 185
36 Stroke 194
37 Perioperative Management 204
38 Dermatology 209
39 Pressure Ulcers 214
40 Care of the Elderly Cancer Patient 219
41 Advance Directives 226
42 Assessing Function 230
43 Coronary Artery Disease 239
44 Heart Failure in the Elderly 243
45 Diabetes Mellitus 248
Index 255
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