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Author Gallo, Joseph J
Title Reichel's Care of the Elderly : Clinical Aspects of Aging
Imprint Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health, 1999
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Edition 5th ed
Descript 1 online resource (873 pages)
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Note Cover -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Author -- Prologue -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- SECTION I Care of the Elderly Patient Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Management -- Chapter 1 Essential Principles in the Care of the Elderly -- Chapter 2 Multidimensional Assessment of the Older Patient -- Chapter 3 Prevention for Older Persons -- Chapter 4 Clinical Practice Guidelines in Geriatrics -- Chapter 5 Drugs and the Elderly -- Chapter 6 Common Complaints of the Elderly -- Chapter 7 Diagnosis and Management of Heart Disease in the Elderly -- Chapter 8 Hypertension in the Elderly -- Chapter 9 Exercise for Older Patients -- Chapter 10 Stroke Prevention and Management -- Chapter 11 Pulmonary Problems in the Elderly -- Chapter 12 Peripheral Vascular Disease in the Elderly -- Chapter 13 Clinical Geropsychiatry -- Chapter 14 Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse in Older Patients -- Chapter 15 Evaluation and Management of Delirium and Dementia -- Chapter 16 Behavioral Disturbances in Dementia -- Chapter 17 Alzheimer's Disease: Biologic Aspects -- Chapter 18 Aging in Adults With Developmental Disabilities and Severe and Persistent Mental Illness -- Chapter 19 Improving the Quality of Life in Long-Term Care -- Chapter 20 Neurologic Problems in the Elderly -- Chapter 21 Rehabilitation and the Aged -- Chapter 22 Gastrointestinal Disease in the Aged -- Chapter 23 Infections of the Elderly -- Chapter 24 HIV Infection in Older People -- Chapter 25 Nutrition and Aging -- Chapter 26 Lipid Abnormalities in Older People -- Chapter 27 Principles of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance and Renal Disorders in the Older Patient -- Chapter 28 Urologic Problems of the Elderly -- Chapter 29 Urinary Incontinence -- Chapter 30 Geriatric Gynecology -- Chapter 31 Breast Cancer -- Chapter 32 Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Elderly
Chapter 33 Osteoporosis and Other Metabolic Disorders of the Skeleton in Aging -- Chapter 34 Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Elderly -- Chapter 35 Foot Health for the Elderly -- Chapter 36 The Endocrinology of Aging -- Chapter 37 Diabetes Mellitus in the Elderly Patient -- Chapter 38 Geriatric Dermatology -- Chapter 39 Anemia and Other Hematologic Problems of the Elderly -- Chapter 40 Surgical Principles in the Aged -- Chapter 41 Pressure Ulcers: Practical Considerations in Prevention and Treatment -- Chapter 42 Ocular Disorders of Aging -- Chapter 43 Retinal Disorders of Aging -- Chapter 44 Geriatric Ear, Nose, and Throat Problems -- Chapter 45 Geriatric Dentistry -- SECTION II Care of the Elderly Patient Other Considerations -- Chapter 46 Ethnic Diversity of the Aged -- Chapter 47 Care of the Elderly in Three Nations -- Chapter 48 Successful Aging: Optimizing Strategies for Primary Care Geriatrics -- Chapter 49 Cell Biology and Physiology of Aging -- Chapter 50 Principles of Cancer Prevention and Cancer Treatment in the Older Person -- Chapter 51 The Elderly and Their Families -- Chapter 52 The Mistreatment of Older Adults -- Chapter 53 Implications of Population Aging for Geriatric Health -- Chapter 54 Health Care Organization and Financing -- Chapter 55 Retirement -- Chapter 56 Evaluation of Competence -- Chapter 57 Community-Based Long-Term Care -- Chapter 58 Institutional Long-Term Care -- Chapter 59 Sexuality -- Chapter 60 Driving and the Older Adult -- Chapter 61 Accidents in the Elderly -- Chapter 62 Acute and Chronic Care of the Elderly: Minimizing Iatrogenic Illness -- Chapter 63 Management of the Dying Patient: Hospice, A Life Force -- Chapter 64 Spiritual Aspects of Aging -- SECTION III Ethical Issues and the Elderly Patient -- Chapter 65 Preventive Ethics in Geriatric Practice -- Chapter 66 Long-Term Care Decision Making
Chapter 67 Advance Directives -- Chapter 68 Assessing the Values of Elders Toward End-of-Life Care: The Values History -- Index
Now in its Fifth Edition, Reichel's Care of the Elderly continues to provide comprehensive, clinical approaches to the whole geriatric patient, geared specifically to the family practitioner. New topics covered in this edition include behavioral disturbances in dementia, driving and the older adult, clinical practice guidelines in the elderly, ethnic diversity, spiritual aspects of aging, healthcare organizations, Alzheimer's disease, end-of-life care, and aging in adults
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Gallo, Joseph J. Reichel's Care of the Elderly : Clinical Aspects of Aging Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health,c1999 9780683301694
Subject Geriatrics.;Aging
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Alt Author Busby-Whitehead, Jan
Rabins, Peter V
Gallo, Joseph J
Rabins, Professor of Psychiatry Peter V
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