Ethical Considerations and Challenges in Geriatrics

Ethical Considerations and Challenges in Geriatrics

by Angela Georgia Catic (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319440835
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 02/03/2017
Edition description: 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Angela Georgia Catic, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Director Baylor College of Medicine Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program, Staff Physician, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Table of Contents


1. Geriatrics Epidemiology- Angela Catic, MD
2. Capacity- Aanand Naik, MD
3. Surrogate Decision Making- Ursula Braun, MD
4. End-of-Life Care-
5. Special Considerations for End-of-Life Care in Elderly Surgical Patients- Lauren Gleason, MD and Angela Catic, MD
6. Hemodialysis in Elders-
7. Medical Futility-
8. Driving Issues in Dementia- Geri Adler, PhD, M.S.W. and Susan Rottunda
9. Feeding Issues in Dementia- Angela Catic, MD
10. Sex in Nursing Homes-
11. Elder Abuse and Neglect-
12. Ethical Issues Associated with Healthgrades and Other Healthcare Rating Systems- George Taffet, MD
13. Ethical Issues Related to the use of Popular Technology in Medicine (E-Mails, Facebook, Open Notes)-
14. Ethical Issues in Geriatric Research- Aanand Naik, MD and Whitney Mills, PhD

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