Primary Care Geriatrics A Case-Based Approach

ISBN-10: 0323089364
ISBN-13: 9780323089364
Edition: 6th 2014
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Book details

List price: $94.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/2/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

Employing a unique case-based approach, Ham's Primary Care Geriatrics continues to be your comprehensive source of clinical solutions for this challenging population. This gerontology medical reference book features an interdisciplinary perspective that empowers you with team-oriented knowledge on the best diagnosis, treatment, and management strategies available to address the complex needs of older adults. Effectively treat your geriatric patients, and provide helpful guidance to their families, through engaging geriatric case studies that illustrate the principles and key clinical information you need.Form a definitive diagnosis and create the best treatment plans possible using the evidence-based medicine guidelines throughout.Find the information you need quickly and efficiently with a 2-color layout and consistent format, and test your knowledge with USMLE-style questions in every chapter.Offer your geriatric patients the most up-to-date treatment options available with six new chapters addressing Principles of Primary Care of Older Adults, Interprofessional Team Care, Billing and Coding, Frailty, Pressure Ulcers, and Anemia. Access the complete geriatric text online anytime, anywhere at Expert Consult, along with an online Cognitive Status Assessment with four tests and patient teaching guides, a dermatology quiz, and informative videos on Gait and Balance and Dizziness.

Principles And Practice
Caring for Older Patients and an Aging Population
Clinical Implications of Normal Aging
Illness and Aging
Primary Care Assessment of the Geriatric Patient
Health Maintenance, Exercise and Nutrition
Clinical Pharmacology
Ethnic and Cultural Aspects of Geriatrics
Ethics
Health Care System
Perioperative Care
Long-Term Care
Home Care
Rehabilitation
Palliative Care
Geriatric Syndromes and Common Special Problems
Delirium
Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias
Depression
Gait and Immobility
Dizziness
Syncope
Falls
Urinary Incontinence
Constipation and Fecal Incontinence
Hearing Impairment
Visual Impairment and Eye Problems
Persistent Pain
Malnutrition and Feeding Problems
Pressure Ulcers
Hypothermia and Hyperthermia
Sleep Disorders
Sexual Health
Elder Mistreatment and Neglect
Alcoholism
The Older Adult Driver
Selected Clinical Problems Of The Organ Systems
Hypertension
Coronary Artery Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Cerebrovascular Disease
Diabetes Mellitus
Thyroid Disorders
Osteoporosis
Arthritis and Related Disorders
Foot Problems
Cancer
COPD and Lower Respiratory Infections
Urinary Tract Infections
The Acute Abdomen
Prostate Disease
Parkinson's Disease
Oral Problems
Skin Problems

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