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    DescriptionThe most up-to-date source of clinically focused information on the medical care of the increasing elderly population. This text features relevant diagnostic and treatment content needed by every provider of healthcare to older adults. The text covers the major diseases and disorders of the elderly with particular attention to the care of the elderly.

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    Current Geriatric Diagnosis and Treatment
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert Palmer, By (author) William Lyons, By (author) Mary Anne Johnson, By (author) Catherine Bree Johnston, By (author) C. Seth Landefeld, By (author) C. Bree
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 600
    Width: 183 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 590 g
    ISBN 13: 9780071399241
    ISBN 10: 0071399240

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: MJX
    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    LC classification: RC
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    BISAC V2.8: MED003030
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16940
    BISAC V2.8: MED045000, MED018000
    DC22: 618.97075
    B&T Approval Code: S65660000, G65240000
    BISAC V2.8: MED032000
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    125 illustrations
    McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
    Imprint name
    McGraw-Hill Medical
    Publication date
    01 April 2004
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Back cover copy
    Convenient, comprehensive care for older adults *Practical, current information on the best care for older adults *Essential, quick lookup answers from a top ranked geriatrics team *The choice of geriatricians, internists, and family physicians *Ideal for residents and students This essential resource provides up-to-date, expert, and accessible diagnostic and treatment information on the most common health problems among the rapidly growing population of the elderly. "CURRENT Geriatric Diagnosis & Treatment" is the best quick reference for busy practitioners who provide care for older adults. "CURRENT Geriatric Diagnosis & Treatment" features: *A convenient one-stop source of answers on all disorders commonly encountered among older adults, for specialists and nonspecialists alike *Forty-six clinically-focused chapters offering concise, practical guidance on health issues of the elderly, particularly frail older adults *Easy-access organization by common disorders, special situations, and environments of care *Important grounding in geriatric assessment *Valuable information on health promotion and disease prevention *Guidance on care in all settings--office, home, hospital, and long-term, as well as pre- and post-operative care *Special geriatric considerations in cardiovascular health, cancers, endocrine disorders, skin problems, respiratory disease, renal disorders, and more *Essential information on topics such as delirium, cognitive impairment and dementia, falls and mobility disorders, Parkinson's and other movement disorders, sleep disorders, arthritis and vasculitis, and more *Diagnostic and treatment tools for common disorders such as incontinence, depression, visual and hearing impairment, and osteoporosis *Succinct coverage of often-neglected topics such as drug, alcohol, and tobacco abuse, elder mistreatment, and principles of drug therapy *Authoritative guidance on special issues in men's and women's health *Concise, current, and comprehensive coverage of principles of pain management and rehabilitation *Easy-access information on weight loss and other nutritional concerns *Time-saving diagnostic and treatment algorithms
    Table of contents
    Approach to the Geriatric Patient 1/How Geriatric Patients are Special 2/Continuum of Care 3/Prevention and Health Promotion Across the Continuum of Care 4/Geriatric Assessment Environments of Care 5/Office Practice 6/Home Care 7/Hospital Care 8/Long Term Care 9/Surgical and Perioperative Care Common Disorders in the Elderly 10/Delirium 11/Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (due 5/31) 12/Falls and Mobility Disorders 13/Parkinsons and Other Movement Disorders 14/Depression and Other Mental Health Issues 15/Sleep Disorders 16/Visual and Hearing Impairment 17/Dizziness and Syncope 18/Cerebrovascular Disease 19/Cardiac Disease 20/Hypertension (in the Older Adult) 21/Peripheral Vascular and Thromboembolytic Disease 22/Respiratory Disease 23/Abdominal Complaints and Gastrointestinal Disorders 24/Incontinence 25/Renal, Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders 26/Arthritis and Vasculitis 27/Osteoporosis and Hip Fractures 28/Pressure Ulcers 29/Common Skin Disorders 30/Cancers in the Geriatric Population 31/Anemia in the Elderly 32/Endocrine Disorders 33/Diabetes in the Elderly 34/Common Infectious Diseases Special Situations 35/Special Issues in Women's Health 36/Special Issues in Men's Health 37/Principles of Rehabilitation 38/Weight Loss and Other Nutritional Issues 39/Use of Tobacco, Alcohol and Non-prescribed Medications 40/Elder Mistreatment, Violence, and Self-Neglect 41/Principles of Drug Therapy: Changes with Aging, Polypharmacy, and Drug Interaction 42/Exercise, Balance and Mobility 43/Common Pain Syndromes and Management of Pain 44/Palliative Care and Pain Management 45/Anti-Aging and Complimentary Therapies 46/Common Legal & Ethical Issues Appendix: Geriatric Instruments Index