Primary Care Geriatrics A Case-Based Approach
Edition: 6th 2014
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Description: 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.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/2/2013
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
|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|
|Ethnic and Cultural Aspects of Geriatrics|
|Health Care System|
|Geriatric Syndromes and Common Special Problems|
|Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias|
|Gait and Immobility|
|Constipation and Fecal Incontinence|
|Visual Impairment and Eye Problems|
|Malnutrition and Feeding Problems|
|Hypothermia and Hyperthermia|
|Elder Mistreatment and Neglect|
|The Older Adult Driver|
|Selected Clinical Problems Of The Organ Systems|
|Coronary Artery Disease|
|Congestive Heart Failure|
|Peripheral Vascular Disease|
|Arthritis and Related Disorders|
|COPD and Lower Respiratory Infections|
|Urinary Tract Infections|
|The Acute Abdomen|