Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, 5th Edition / Edition 5

Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, 5th Edition / Edition 5

by William R. Hazzard, M. Tinetti, J. Halter, J. Blass
     
 

This comprehensive text continues its tradition of presenting the latest in diagnosis and management of disorders affecting the elderly. Featuring experts from geriatric medicine and gerontology, this text provides a uniquely holistic approach for elder care. The new Fifth Edition has been significantly reorganized to enhance geriatric assessment skills, general… See more details below

Overview

This comprehensive text continues its tradition of presenting the latest in diagnosis and management of disorders affecting the elderly. Featuring experts from geriatric medicine and gerontology, this text provides a uniquely holistic approach for elder care. The new Fifth Edition has been significantly reorganized to enhance geriatric assessment skills, general medical management, management of specific diseases, surgical management, gender issues in clinical geriatrics, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071402163
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/20/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1536
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 2.47(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Pt. IPrinciples of Gerontology
Pt. IIPrinciples of Geriatric Care
Sect. AAssessment
Sect. BOrganization of Care
Sect. CGeneral Management
Sect. DSurgical Management
Pt. IIIOrgan Systems and Diseases
Sect. ACardiology
Sect. BRespiratory System
Sect. CNephrology
Sect. DGastroentorology
Sect. EOncology and Hematology
Sect. FEndicronology and Metabolism
Sect. GMobility and Musculoskeletal System
Sect. HInfectious Diseases and Immunology
Pt. IVCross Cutting Domains
Sect. ANutrition
Sect. BSensory Function
Sect. CGender and Sexuality
Pt. VNeuropsychiatry
Pt. VIGeriatric Syndromes
Index

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