Case-Based Geriatrics A Global Approach

ISBN-10: 007162239X

ISBN-13: 9780071622394

Edition: 2011

Authors: Victor A. Hirth, Darryl Wieland, Maureen Dever-Bumba

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Book details

List price: $137.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division
Publication date: 12/7/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.992

Victor Hirth, MD, MHA, AGSF Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine University of South Carolina School of Medicine Medical Director, Geriatric Services Palmetto Health Richland Columbia, SC Darryl Wieland, PhD, MPH, AGSF Professor of Medicine University of South Carolina School of Medicine Research Director, Division of Geriatric Services Palmetto Health Richland Columbia, SC Maureen Dever-Bumba, FNP, DrPh (c) Associate Director, Geriatric Education Associate Director, Palmetto State GeriatricEducation Center University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia, SC

Contributors
Preface
Issues in Aging
Foundation
Why Geriatrics and Gerontology
The Biology of Aging and Emerging Interventions
Physical and Cognitive Function
The Global Democracy of Aging
Cultural Competence in Geriatric Care
Examination and Function
Medical Evaluation of the Older Person
Functional Assessment
Aging and Sensory Loss: Vision, Hearing, Somatosensory, and Vestibular
Atypical Presentation of Diseases in the Older Adult
Professional and Patient Decision-Making in the Older Adult
Assessing Decisional Capacity in Older Adults
Health Literacy Practice and Assessment
Approach to Laboratory Testing and Imaging in Aging
Consideration Prior to Drug Prescribing in the Elderly
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Common Situations
Older Drivers: Safe Mobility in the Later Years
Changing Living Environments for Older Adults: Environmental Supports for Aging in Place
Family Caregiving
Sexuality
Interprofessional Geriatrics
Multi-Professional Team Care
Acute Care
Geriatric Consultation Services
Perioperative Care of the Older Adult
Discharge Planning and Transitional Care
Chronic Care
Advanced Illness Care and Elders at the End of Life
Home Care, Peter Boling and Rachel Selby-Penczak
Long-Term Care
Adaptive Care
An Approach to Assessing and Ordering Physical Therapy
Integrating Technology into Older Adult Living
Rehabilitation
Interprofessional Management of the Complex Acute Surgical Patient
Interdisciplinary Team Care of the Older Adult with Cancer
Geriatric Syndromes and Important Issues
Delirium
Dementia
Polypharmacy
Urinary Incontinence
Falls and Mobility Disorders
Weight Loss
The Frailty Syndrome
Evaluating and Treating Depression in Older Adults
Pressure Ulcers
Common Gastrointestinal Problems
Hip Fractures
Osteoporosis
Approach to Common Infections in Older Adults
Congestive Heart Failure
Stroke
Management of Hypertension in the Elderly
Index
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