Lecture Notes: Elderly Care Medicine / Edition 7

Lecture Notes: Elderly Care Medicine / Edition 7

by Claire G. Nicholl, K. Jane Wilson, Stephen Webster
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405157127

ISBN-13: 9781405157124

Pub. Date: 01/09/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Lecture Notes: Elderly Care Medicine is the perfect choice for those in search of a textbook which discusses the physiological changes of ageing and how this affects the presentation and treatment of disease in the elderly patient. This tried and trusted handbook, now in its seventh edition, can be used as a core text, a revision aid and a quick

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Lecture Notes: Elderly Care Medicine is the perfect choice for those in search of a textbook which discusses the physiological changes of ageing and how this affects the presentation and treatment of disease in the elderly patient. This tried and trusted handbook, now in its seventh edition, can be used as a core text, a revision aid and a quick reference guide for medical students, junior doctors and other health professionals.

Extensively revised and updated to reflect recent advances in knowledge and developments in management, Lecture Notes: Elderly Care Medicine now features:

  • new information on health and social care for the elderly
  • useful appendices covering questionnaires and examination criteria for use on the wards
  • key point boxes and mnemonics to aid learning and revision.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405157124
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/09/2008
Series:
Lecture Notes Series, #30
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.65(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface.

List of abbreviations.

1 The World Grows Old.

2 Health and Social Care for Elderly People in the UK.

3 Special Features of Medicine in the Elderly.

4 Old Age Psychiatry.

5 Falls and Immobility.

6 Bones, Muscles and Joints.

7 Stroke Made Simple.

8 Other Diseases of the Nervous System.

9 Cardiovascular Disorders.

10 Respiratory Disease.

11 Gastrointestinal Disease and Nutrition.

12 Disorders of Homeostasis and Metabolism.

13 Genitourinary Disease.

14 Blood and Bone Marrow.

15 Eyes, Ears and Skin.

16 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Medical Care of Elderly people.

17 Palliative care.

Appendices.

1 Standards for Long-term Care.

2 The Barthel Scale.

3 CAGE Questionnaire for Alcohol Problems.

4 The Abbreviated Mental Test (AMT).

5 The Geriatric Depression Score (GDS).

6 Fitness to Fly.

7 Respiratory Function in the Elderly.

8 Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST).

Index

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