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Title Primary care geriatrics [electronic resource] : a case-based approach / [edited by] Richard J. Ham ... [et al.]
Imprint Philadelphia, Pa. : Mosby Elsevier, c2007
book jacket
Edition 5th ed
Descript xxii, 641 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm. + 1CD-ROM
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
UNIT ONE: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE -- Chapter 1: Caring for Older Patients and an Aging Population -- Chapter 2: Clinical Implications of Normal Aging -- Chapter 3: Illness and Aging -- Chapter 4: Primary Care Assessment of the Geriatric Patient -- Chapter 5: Health Maintenance, Exercise and Nutrition -- Chapter 6: Clinical Pharmacology -- Chapter 7: Ethnic and Cultural Aspects of Geriatrics -- Chapter 8: Ethics -- Chapter 9: Health Care System -- Chapter 10: Perioperative Care -- Chapter 11: Long-Term Care -- Chapter 12: Home Care -- Chapter 13: Rehabilitation -- Chapter 14: Palliative Care -- UNIT TWO: GERIATRIC SYNDROMES AND COMMON SPECIAL PROBLEMS -- Chapter 15: Delirium -- Chapter 16: Alzheimer₂s Disease and other Dementias -- Chapter 17: Depression -- Chapter 18: Gait and Immobility -- Chapter 19: Dizziness -- Chapter 20: Syncope -- Chapter 21: Falls -- Chapter 22: Urinary Incontinence -- Chapter 23: Constipation and Fecal Incontinence -- Chapter 24: Hearing Impairment -- Chapter 25: Visual Impairment and Eye Problems -- Chapter 26: Persistent Pain -- Chapter 27: Malnutrition and Feeding Problems -- Chapter 28: Pressure Ulcers -- Chapter 29: Hypothermia and Hyperthermia -- Chapter 30: Sleep Disorders -- Chapter 31: Sexual Health -- Chapter 32: Elder Mistreatment and Neglect -- Chapter 33: Alcoholism -- Chapter 34: The Older Adult Driver -- UNIT THREE: SELECTED CLINICAL PROBLEMS OF THE ORGAN SYSTEMS -- Chapter 35: Hypertension -- Chapter 36: Coronary Artery Disease -- Chapter 37: Congestive Heart Failure -- Chapter 38: Peripheral Vascular Disease -- Chapter 39: Cerebrovascular Disease -- Chapter 40: Diabetes Mellitus -- Chapter 41: Thyroid Disorders -- Chapter 42: Osteoporosis -- Chapter 43: Arthritis and Related Disorders -- Chapter 44: Foot Problems -- Chapter 45: Cancer -- Chapter 46: COPD and Lower Respiratory Infections -- Chapter 47: Urinary Tract Infections -- Chapter 48: The Acute Abdomen -- Chapter 49: Prostate Disease -- Chapter 50: Parkinson's Disease -- Chapter 51: Oral Problems -- Chapter 52: Skin Problems
Caring for older patients and an aging population -- Clinical implications of normal aging -- Illness and aging -- Initial assessment -- Health maintenance, exercise, and nutrition -- Clinical pharmacology -- Ethnic and cultural aspects of geriatrics -- Ethics -- The health care system -- Perioperative care -- Long-term care -- Home care -- Rehabilitation -- Palliative care -- Delirium -- Alzheimer's disease and other dementias -- Depression -- Gait and mobility -- 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 -- Hypertension -- Coronary artery disease -- Congestive heart failure -- Peripheral arterial disease -- Cerebrovascular disease -- Diabetes mellitus -- Thyroid disorders -- Osteoporosis -- Arthritis and related disorders -- Foot problems -- Cancer -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lower respiratory infections -- Urinary tract infections -- The acute abdomen -- Prostate disease -- Parkinson's disease -- Oral problems -- Skin problems
Designed for anyone involved in treating geriatric patients, this New Edition continues to be the best comprehensive source for clinical solutions for the challenging geriatric population. Inside, you'll find a wealth of information on the principles of geriatric primary care ... detailed, case-based approaches to major geriatric syndromes ... and presentations of common conditions and situations. What's more, the 5th Edition now includes evidence-based medicine that helps you form a definitive diagnosis and create the best treatment plans possible and a BONUS CD-ROM containing supplemental materials. Incorporates engaging case studies throughout to illustrate all of the principles and key clinical information you need to treat your geriatric patients as well as their families. Features a two-color layout that highlights the most important information
Electronic reproduction. Amsterdam : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2009. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Dec. 9, 2009). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Elsevier
Link Original 0323039308 9780323039307 (DLC) 2006043836 (OCoLC)64589094
Subject Geriatrics -- Case studies
Geriatrics
Case Reports
Primary Health Care
Ouderen. gtt
Huisartsgeneeskunde. gtt
Gériatrie -- Cas, Études de
Electronic books. local
Alt Author Ham, Richard J
ScienceDirect (Online service)
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