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Office Care Geriatrics

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780781761963

ISBN10:
0781761964
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
6/21/2006
Publisher(s):
LWW

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Summary

This practical, ready-access reference provides clinicians and students with evidence-based strategies for the care of older patients. The book is organized to yield quick answers to questions arising during the patient encounter. The contributors offer pragmatic management guidelines appropriate for the complexities of multiple problems and advanced age, and emphasize a disease management approach.

Table of Contents

Contributors List ix
Preface xiii
Acknowledgments xv
Color Insert
The Approach to the Elderly Patient
1(17)
Mark E. Williams
Section I Caring for the Older Patient: Management Principles
Principles of Care for Older Persons
18(10)
Mudanai Sabapathy
Bruce J. Naughton
Office-Based Caregiver Support
28(12)
Jane Marie Thibault
James G. O'Brien
Rational Drug Therapy in the Elderly
40(8)
Robert L. Dickman
Pain Control
48(11)
Michael P. Temporal
Loss and Bereavement in the Elderly
59(14)
Donald P. Bartlett
Marlon Russell Koenigsberg
Jeffrey M. Moll
Management of the Surgical Patient
73(9)
Peter Pompei
Substance Abuse
82(13)
Robert Mallin
Elder Abuse: ``It Shouldn't Hurt To Be Old''
95(13)
Patricia A. Bomba
Section II Functional Consequences of Common Syndromes
Weight Loss in the Elderly Patient
108(13)
Russell G. Robertson
Visual Impairment in the Elderly
121(13)
Shariar Farzad
David Sarraf
Anne L. Coleman
Hearing Difficulty
134(13)
Roseanne C. Berger
Robert F. Burkard
Dizziness, Syncope, and Falls in the Elderly
147(15)
Richard Brunader
Janet Leah Retke
Low Back Pain in the Elderly
162(13)
Kim Edward LeBlanc
Urinary Disorders
175(21)
Richard J. Ackermann
Sexual Function and the Older Adult
196(11)
Fran E. Kaiser
Evaluation and Treatment of Depression
207(18)
Robin R. Whitebird
Richard L. Heinrich
Patrick J. O'Connor
Leif I. Solberg
Delirium
225(11)
Sidney T. Bogardus, Jr.
Chronic Memory Impairment
236(18)
Thomas C. Rosenthal
Sleep Disorders
254(12)
Tarannum Alam
Cathy A. Alessi
Schizophrenia and Anxiety in Late Age
266(10)
Kim S. Griswold
Section III Chronic Disease in the Older Patient
Musculoskeletal Problems in the Elderly
276(17)
Kim Edward LeBlanc
Metabolic Bone Disease
293(16)
Ailleen Heras-Herzig
Theresa A. Guise
Hypertension and Lipid Disorders
309(11)
Vinod R. Patel
Thomas C. Rosenthal
Peripheral Arterial Disease
320(15)
Gregory S. Cherr
Cardiac Disease
335(19)
Tarek Helmy
Amar D. Patel
Nanette K. Wenger
Heart Failure
354(9)
Richard W. Pretorius
Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke
363(15)
William D. Smucker
Tremor
378(17)
Lesley D. Wilkinson
Carol Stewart
Nancy Tyre
Pulmonary Disease in the Elderly
395(19)
Eleanor M. Summerhill
Renal Function and Failure
414(18)
Robert D. Lindeman
Gynecology and Breast Disease
432(13)
Barbara A. Majeroni
Diabetes and Thyroid Disorders in the Elderly
445(17)
Sara E. Young
Richelle J. Koopman
Arch G. Mainous III
Immune and Inflammatory Disease in Older Adults
462(12)
David R. Thomas
Oral Conditions
474(17)
Jude A. Fabiano
Common Dermatologic Conditions in Aging
491(20)
Charles A. Cefalu
Lee Nesbitt
Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: An Evidence-Based Approach
511(19)
Robert E. Pieroni
Neoplastic Disease
530(16)
Kenneth G. Schellhase
Hematology
546(8)
Gerald L. Logue
Common Infections in the Elderly
554(9)
William A. Woolery
Common Gastrointestinal Disorders in the Elderly
563(18)
Kristen M. Robson
Anthony Lembo
Index 581


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