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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071402160

ISBN-13: 9780071402163

Pub. Date: 06/20/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

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

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

Contributorsxiii
Prefacexxv
Part IPrinciples of Gerontology
1.The Biology of Aging and Longevity3
2.Genetics of Age-Dependent Human Diseases17
3.Immunology of Aging35
4.Demography and Epidemiology53
5.Psychosocial Aspects of Aging77
6.Preventive Gerontology: Strategies for Optimizing Health Across the Life Span85
Part IIPrinciples of Geriatric Care
7.Approach to Clinical Care of the Older Patient95
Section AAssessment
8.Principles of Geriatric Assessment99
9.Mental Status and Neurologic Examination in the Elderly111
10.Assessment of Decisional Capacity and Competency121
11.Diagnostic Tests127
12.Principles of Screening in Older Adults137
Section BOrganization of Care
13.The Health Care System145
14.Acute Care157
15.Critical Care in the Elderly: Optimizing Outcomes for Older Patients Admitted to Intensive Care169
16.Subacute Care181
17.Nursing Home Care197
18.Community-Based Long-Term Care and Home Care211
Section CGeneral Management
19.Medication Use219
20.Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Aging231
21.Team Care243
22.Families, Social Support, and Caregiving255
23.Health Behaviors and Adherence265
24.Geriatric Rehabilitation285
25.Pain Management303
26.Care of the Dying Patient323
27.Legal Issues335
28.Spirituality and the Elderly347
29.Ethical Issues in Geriatric Medicine: Informed Consent, Surrogate Decision Making, and Advance Care Planning353
Section DSurgical Management
30.Perioperative Evaluation and Management361
31.Anesthesia for Elderly Patients373
32.Surgery in the Elderly Population385
Part IIIOrgan Systems and Diseases
Section ACardiology
33.Aging of the Cardiovascular System403
34.Aging and Atherosclerosis423
35.Coronary Heart Disease433
36.Valvular Heart Disease445
37.Heart Failure453
38.Cardiac Arrhythmias in Elderly People: Advances in Diagnosis and Management475
39.Peripheral Vascular Disease491
40.Hypertension499
Section BRespiratory System
41.Aging of the Respiratory System511
42.Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease517
43.Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease in the Elderly Population535
Section CNephrology
44.Changes in Renal Function543
45.Renal Disease551
46.End-State Renal Disease569
47.Disorders of Fluid Balance581
Section DGastroentorology
48.Effect of Aging on Gastrointestinal Function593
49.Hepatic, Biliary and Pancreatic Disease601
50.Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders613
51.Common Large Intestinal Disorders641
52.Constipation in Older People655
Section EOncology and Hematology
53.Oncology and Aging: General Principles of Cancer in the Elderly671
54.Breast Disease685
55.Prostate Cancer and the Geriatric Patient695
56.Lung Cancer703
57.Gastrointestinal Malignancies715
58.Intracranial Neoplasms in Elderly People739
59.Skin Cancer747
60.Aging of the Hematopoietic System763
61.Anemia771
62.White Cell Disorders779
63.Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Hodgkin's Disease, and Multiple Myeloma791
64.Thrombotic and Hemorrhagic Disorders803
Section FEndocrinology and Metabolism
65.Aging of the Endocrine System and Selected Endocrine Disorders819
66.Thyroid Diseases837
67.Diabetes Mellitus855
68.Dyslipoproteinemia875
69.Hyperparathyroidism and Paget's Disease of Bone893
Section GMobility and Musculoskeletal System
70.Aging of the Muscles and Joints905
71.Biomechanics of Mobility in Older Adults919
72.Exercise in Elderly People: Physiologic and Functional Effects931
73.Mobility947
74.Osteoarthritis961
75.Osteoporosis973
76.Hip Fractures987
77.Myopathies, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, and Giant Cell Arteritis997
78.Rheumatoid Arthritis and Other Autoimmune Diseases1015
79.Back Pain and Spinal Stenosis1033
80.Common Foot Problems1041
81.Other Arthropathies and Regional Musculoskeletal Disorders1053
Section HInfectious Diseases and Immunology
82.Infection in the Elderly1071
83.Pneumonia1083
84.Tuberculosis1099
85.Urinary Tract Infections in the Elderly1107
86.Infections of the Nervous System1117
87.Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome1127
88.Zoster1133
89.Influenza1139
Part IVCross Cutting Domains
Section ANutrition
90.Nutrition and Aging1151
91.Weight and Age: Paradoxes and Conundrums1171
92.Malnutrition and Enteral/Parenteral Alimentation1179
93.Disorders of Swallowing1193
94.The Oral Cavity1213
Section BSensory Function
95.Assessment and Rehabilitation of Older Adults with Low Vision1223
96.Age-Related Changes in the Auditory System1239
Section CGender and Sexuality
97.Sex and Gender Across the Human Life Span: Implications of the Sex Differentials in Longevity and Health for the Care and Welfare of the Elderly1253
98.Sexuality and Aging1277
99.Menopause and Midlife Health Changes1283
100.Gynecologic Disorders1295
101.Benign Prostate Disorders1303
102.Sexual Dysfunction in Older Persons1311
103.Trophic Factors and Male Hormone Replacement1325
Part VNeuropsychiatry
104.Cellular and Neurochemical Aspects of the Aging Human Brain1341
105.Aging and Cognition: What is Normal?1355
106.Cerebrovascular Disease1373
107.Dementias Including Alzheimer's Disease1391
108.Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders1401
109.Other Neurodegenerative Disorders1409
110.Traumatic Brain Injury in Elderly Patients1421
111.Epilepsy in the Elderly1431
112.Late-Life Mood Disorders1443
113.Schizophrenia1459
114.General Topics in Geriatric Psychiatry1465
115.Management of Agitation in Dementia1479
Part VIGeriatric Syndromes
116.Frailty and Failure to Thrive1487
117.Delirium1503
118.Falls1517
119.Sleep Disorders1531
120.Dizziness1543
121.Syncope1553
122.Pressure Ulcers1563
123.Incontinence1571
124.Disorders of Temperature Regulation1587
125.Elder Mistreatment1593
Index1599

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