Office Care Geriatrics / Edition 6

Office Care Geriatrics / Edition 6

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by Thomas C. Rosenthal
     
 

This practical, ready-access reference provides clinicians and students with evidence-based strategies for the care of older patients. The book is organized to yield quick answers to questions arising during the patient encounter. The contributors offer pragmatic management guidelines appropriate for the complexities of multiple problems and advanced age, and

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This practical, ready-access reference provides clinicians and students with evidence-based strategies for the care of older patients. The book is organized to yield quick answers to questions arising during the patient encounter. The contributors offer pragmatic management guidelines appropriate for the complexities of multiple problems and advanced age, and emphasize a disease management approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781761963
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
672
Sales rank:
1,232,728
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

The Approach to the Elderly Patient
Mark E. Williams

Principles of Care for Older Persons
Mudanai Sabapathy and Bruce J. Naughton

Office-Based Caregiver Support
Jane M. Thibault and James G. O'Brien

Rational Drug Therapy in the Elderly
Robert L. Dickman

Pain Control
Michael P. Temporal

Loss and Bereavement in the Elderly
Donald Bartlett

Management of the Surgical Patient
Peter Pompei

Substance Abuse
Robert Mallin

Elder Abuse: It Shouldn't Hurt to Be Old
Patricia A. Bomba

Weight Loss in the Elderly Patient
Russell G. Robertson

Visual Impairment in the Elderly
Shahriar Farzad, David Sarraf, and Anne L. Coleman

Hearing Difficulty
Roseanne C. Berger

Dizziness, Syncope, and Falls in the Elderly
Richard Brunader

Low Back Pain in the Elderly
Kim Edward LeBlanc

Urinary Disorders
Richard J. Ackermann

Sexual Function and the Older Adult
Fran E. Kaiser

Evaluation and Treatment of Depression
Robin R. Whitebird et al.

Delirium
Sidney T. Bogardus, Jr.

Chronic Memory Impairment
Thomas C. Rosenthal

Sleep Disorders
Tarannum Alam and Cathy A. Alessi

Schizophrenia and Anxiety in Late Age
Kim Griswold

Musculoskeletal Problems in the Elderly
Kim Edward LeBlanc

Metabolic Bone Disease
Ailleen Heras-Herzig and Theresa A. Guise

Hypertension and Lipid Disorders
Vinod Patel and Thomas C. Rosenthal

Peripheral Arterial Disease
Gregory S. Cherr

Cardiac Disease
Tarek Helmy, Amar D. Patel, and Nanette Wenger

Heart Failure
Richard W. Pretorius

Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke
William D. Smucker

Tremor
Lesley Wilkinson, Carol Stewart, and Nancy Tyre

Pulmonary Disease in the Elderly
Eleanor M. Summerhill

Renal Function and Failure
Robert D. Lindeman

Gynecology and Breast Disease
Barbara A. Majeroni

Diabetes and Thyroid Disorders in the Elderly
Sara E. Young, Richelle J. Koopman, and Arch G. Mainous, III

Immune and Inflammatory Disease in Older Adults
David R. Thomas

Oral Conditions
Jude A. Fabiano

Common Dermatologic Conditions in Aging
Charles A. Cefalu

Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: An Evidence-Based Approach
Robert E. Pieroni

Neoplastic Disease
Kenneth G. Schellhase

Hematology
Gerald L. Logue

Common Infections in the Elderly
Wm. A. Woolery and Stephen J. Evans

Common Gastrointestinal Disorders in the Elderly
Kristen M. Robson and Tony Lembo

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