Primary Care Geriatrics: A Case-Based Approach / Edition 5

Primary Care Geriatrics: A Case-Based Approach / Edition 5

ISBN-10:
0323039308
ISBN-13:
9780323039307
Pub. Date:
09/18/2006
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences

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Primary Care Geriatrics: A Case-Based Approach / Edition 5

Designed for anyone involved in treating geriatric patients, this New Edition continues to be the best comprehensive source for clinical solutions for the challenging geriatric population. Inside, you'll find a wealth of information on the principles of geriatric primary care...detailed, case-based approaches to major geriatric syndromes...and presentations of common conditions and situations. What's more, the 5th Edition now includes evidence-based medicine that helps you form a definitive diagnosis and create the best treatment plans possible and a BONUS CD-ROM containing supplemental materials.

• Incorporates engaging case studies throughout to illustrate all of the principles and key clinical information you need to treat your geriatric patients as well as their families.
• Features a two-color layout that highlights the most important information.

• Provides evidence-based medicine wherever possible, giving you the most authoritative information on diagnosis, treatment, and management options.
• Features an interdisciplinary perspective that reflects the field's increasingly team-oriented approach to geriatric care.
• Includes a bonus CD-ROM containing additional color images, assessment tools, and review questions that help you hone your knowledge.
• Presents USMLE-style questions in every chapter for quick review before clinical cases.
• Uses a consistent format from chapter to chapter that lets you access the information you need fast.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323039307
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 09/18/2006
Series: Primary Care Geriatrics Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 672
Product dimensions: 10.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE

Chapter 1: Caring for Older Patients and an Aging Population

Chapter 2: Clinical Implications of Normal Aging

Chapter 3: Illness and Aging

Chapter 4: Primary Care Assessment of the Geriatric Patient

Chapter 5: Health Maintenance, Exercise and Nutrition

Chapter 6: Clinical Pharmacology

Chapter 7: Ethnic and Cultural Aspects of Geriatrics

Chapter 8: Ethics

Chapter 9: Health Care System

Chapter 10: Perioperative Care

Chapter 11: Long-Term Care

Chapter 12: Home Care

Chapter 13: Rehabilitation

Chapter 14: Palliative Care

UNIT TWO: GERIATRIC SYNDROMES AND COMMON SPECIAL PROBLEMS

Chapter 15: Delirium

Chapter 16: Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementias

Chapter 17: Depression

Chapter 18: Gait and Immobility

Chapter 19: Dizziness

Chapter 20: Syncope

Chapter 21: Falls

Chapter 22: Urinary Incontinence

Chapter 23: Constipation and Fecal Incontinence

Chapter 24: Hearing Impairment

Chapter 25: Visual Impairment and Eye Problems

Chapter 26: Persistent Pain

Chapter 27: Malnutrition and Feeding Problems

Chapter 28: Pressure Ulcers

Chapter 29: Hypothermia and Hyperthermia

Chapter 30: Sleep Disorders

Chapter 31: Sexual Health

Chapter 32: Elder Mistreatment and Neglect

Chapter 33: Alcoholism

Chapter 34: The Older Adult Driver

UNIT THREE: SELECTED CLINICAL PROBLEMS OF THE ORGAN SYSTEMS

Chapter 35: Hypertension

Chapter 36: Coronary Artery Disease

Chapter 37: Congestive Heart Failure

Chapter 38: Peripheral Vascular Disease

Chapter 39: Cerebrovascular Disease

Chapter 40: Diabetes Mellitus

Chapter 41: Thyroid Disorders

Chapter 42: Osteoporosis

Chapter 43: Arthritis and Related Disorders

Chapter 44: Foot Problems

Chapter 45: Cancer

Chapter 46: COPD and Lower Respiratory Infections

Chapter 47: Urinary Tract Infections

Chapter 48: The Acute Abdomen

Chapter 49: Prostate Disease

Chapter 50: Parkinson's Disease

Chapter 51: Oral Problems

Chapter 52: Skin Problems

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