The Merck Manual of Geriatrics, Third Edition / Edition 3

The Merck Manual of Geriatrics, Third Edition / Edition 3

by Mark H. Beers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0911910883

ISBN-13: 9780911910889

Pub. Date: 08/15/2000

Publisher: Wiley

A unique interdisciplinary guide that addresses the challenges of geriatric care, now with a two-color design, all-new illustrations, and many redesigned tables.

Overview

A unique interdisciplinary guide that addresses the challenges of geriatric care, now with a two-color design, all-new illustrations, and many redesigned tables.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780911910889
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/15/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1507
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 8.91(h) x 2.35(d)

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Basics of Geriatric Care.

1. Biology of Aging.

2. Demographics.

3. History and Physical Examination.

4. Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment.

5. Prevention of Disease and Disability.

6. Clinical Pharmacology.

7. Geriatric Interdisciplinary Terms.

8. Nursing.

9. Geriatric Social Work.

10. Pharmacy.

11. Continuity of Care: Integration of Services.

12. Quality of Life and therapeutic Objectives.

13. Care of the Dying Patient.

14. Legal and Ethical Issues.

15. Social Issues.

16. Managed Care.

17. Health Care Funding.

Section 2: Falls, Fractures, and Injury.

18. Syncope.

19. Chronic Dizziness and Postural Instability.

20. Falls.

21. Gait Disorders.

22. Fractures.

23. The Elderly Driver.

Section 3: Surgery and Rehabilitation.

24. Surgery.

25. Preoperative Evaluation.

26. Perioperative Care.

27. Anesthesia Considerations.

28. Rehabilitation.

29. Rehabilitation for Specific Problems.

30. Occupational Therapy.

31. Exercise.

Section 4: Psychiatric Disorders.

32. Aging and Mental Health.

33. Depression.

34. Anxiety Disorders.

35. Somatoform Disorders.

36. Psychotic Disorders.

37. Substance Abuse and Dependence.

Section 5: Delirium and Dementia.

38. Mental Status Examination.

39. Delirium.

40. Dementia.

41. Behavior Disorders in Dementia.

Section 6: Neurologic Disorders.

42. Aging and the Nervous System.

43. Pain.

44. Cerebrovascular Disease.

45. Speech Disorders.

46. Movement Disorders.

47. Sleep Disorders.

Section 7: Musculoskeletal Disorders.

48. Aging and the Musculoskeletal System.

49. Metabolic Bone Disease.

50. Nonmetabolic Bone Disease.

51. Local Joint, Tendon, and Bursa Disorders.

52. Rheumatic Diseases.

53. Vasculitic Syndromes.

54. Muscular Disorders.

55. Hand Disorders.

56. Foot Disorders.

Section 8: Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders.

57. Disorders of Water and Electrolyte Balance.

58. Disorders of Mineral Metabolism.

59. Disorders of Acid-Base Metabolism.

60. Vitamin and Trace Mineral Disorders.

61. Protein-Energy Undernutrition.

62. Obesity.

63. Lipoprotein Disorders.

64. Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism.

65. Thyroid Disorders.

66. Hormonal Supplementation.

67. Hyperthermia and Hypothermia.

Section 9: Hematologic Disorders and Cancer.

68. Aging and the Blood.

69. Anemias.

70. Hypercoagulability and Anticoagulation.

71. Chronic Myeloid Disorders.

72. Cancer.

73. Hematologic Malignancies.

74. Lymphomas.

Section 10: Pulmonary Disorders.

75. Aging and the Lungs.

76. Pulmonary Infections.

77. Pulmonary Embolism.

78. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

79. Respiratory Failure.

80. Interstitial Lung Diseases.

81. Lung Cancer.

82. Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

Section 11: Cardiovascular Disorders.

83. Aging and the Cardiovascular System.

84. Diagnostic Evaluation.

85. Hypertension.

86. Hypotension.

87. Atherosclerosis.

88. Coronary Artery Disease.

89. Valvular Heart Disease.

90. Infective Endocarditis.

91. Arrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances.

92. Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy.

93. Peripheral Arterial Disease.

94. Peripheral Venous Disease.

95. Aneurysms.

96. Cardiovascular Surgery and Percutaneous Interventional Techniques.

Section 12: Kidney and Urinary Tract Disorders.

97. Aging and the Kidney.

98. Renal Disorders.

99. Urinary Incontinence.

100. Urinary Tract Infections.

101. Urinary Tract Tumors.

Section 13: Gastrointestinal Disorders.

102. Aging and the Gastrointestinal Tract.

103. Endoscopic Gastrointestinal Procedures.

104. Dental and Oral Disorders.

105. Esophageal Disorders.

106. Gastric Disorders.

107. Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders.

108. Liver and Biliary Disorders.

109. Anorectal Disorders.

110. Constipation, Diarrhea, and Fecal Incontinence.

111. Malabsorption.

112. Acute Abdomen and Surgical Gastroenterology.

113. Gastrointestinal Tumors.

Section 14: Men's and Women's Health Issues.

114. Sexuality.

115. Sexual Dysfunction in Men.

116. Sexual Dysfunction in Women.

117. Male Genital Disorders.

118. Female Genital Disorders.

119. Menopause.

120. Estrogen Replacement Therapy.

121. Breast Cancer.

Section 15: Dermatologic and Sensory Organ Disorders.

122. Aging and the Skin.

123. Common Skin Disorders.

124. Pressure Sores.

125. Skin Cancer.

126. Aging and the Eye.

127. Ocular Disorders.

128. Hearing Loss.

129. Ear Disorder.

130. Nose and Throat Disorders.

Section 16: Infectious Disease.

131. Aging and the Immune System.

132. Immunization.

133. Antimicrobial Drugs.

134. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection.

Appendixes.

I. Laboratory Values.

II. Weights and Measures.

III. Trade Names of Some Commonly Used Drugs.

IV. Resources List.

Index.

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