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Current Geriatric Diagnosis and Treatment

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ISBN-10: 0071399240

ISBN-13: 9780071399241

Edition: 2004

Authors: C. Seth Landefeld, Robert Palmer, Mary Anne Johnson, Catherine Bree Johnston, William Lyons

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Description:

This text features relevant diagnostic and treatment content needed by every provider of healthcare to older adults. It covers the major diseases and disorders of the elderly with particular attention to the care of the elderly.
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Book details

List price: $85.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division
Publication date: 3/24/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 600
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

William Lyons is a professor of political science at the University of Tennessee & coauthor of such books as American Government: Politics & Political Culture.

Authors
Preface
Approach to the Geriatric Patient
The Need for Expertise in Geriatric Medicine in the Care of Older Patients
Continuity of Care
Prevention & Health Promotion
Geriatric Assessment
Environments of Care
Office Practice
Home Care
Hospital Care
Community-Based & Nursing Home Long-Term Care
Surgical & Perioperative Care
Common Disorders in the Elderly
Delirium
Cognitive Impairment & Dementia
Falls & Mobility Disorders
Parkinson's Disease & Essential Tremor
Depression & Other Mental Health Issues
Sleep Disorders
Visual & Hearing Impairment
Syncope & Dizziness
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cardiac Disease
Hypertension
Peripheral Vascular & Thromboembolic Disease
Respiratory Diseases
Abdominal Complaints & Gastrointestinal Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Renal System, Fluid, & Electrolytes
Geriatric Rheumatology
Osteoporosis & Hip Fractures
Pressure Ulcers
Common Skin Disorders
Cancers in the Geriatric Population
Anemia
Endocrine Disorders
Diabetes in the Elderly
Common Infections
Special Situations
Special Issues in Women's Health: Hormonal Health Issues of Early & Late Postmenopausal Women
Health Issues of the Aging Male
Principles of Rehabilitation
Nutrition & Failure to Thrive
Use of Alcohol, Tobacco, & Nonprescribed Drugs
Elder Mistreatment: Abuse, Neglect, & Exploitation
Principles of Drug Therapy: Changes with Aging, Polypharmacy, & Drug Interaction
Exercise
Common Pain Syndromes & Management of Pain
Palliative Care
Anti-Aging & Complementary Therapies
Common Legal & Ethical Issues
Appendix
Index