9780070344587

Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780070344587

  • ISBN10:

    0070344582

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-03-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Incorporated
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Summary

"Strongly recommend." - The Journal of Family Practice.

Author Biography

Robert L. Kane, MD: Professor and Minnesota Endowed Chair in Long-Term Care and Aging, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Joseph G. Ouslander, MD: Professor of Medicine and Nursing Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology; Chief Medical Officer, Wesley Woods Center; Director, Center for Health in Aging, Emory University; Research Scientist, Birmingham/Atlanta VA GRECC Atlanta, Georgia Itamar B. Abrass, MD: Professor and Head, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington Seattle

Table of Contents

Part One

1 Clinical Implications of the Aging Process

2 The Elderly Patient: demography and Epidemiology

3 Evaluating the Elderly Patient

4 Clinical Expectations (includes Iatragenesis)

Part Two

5 Confusion

6 Diagnosis and Management of Depression

7 Incontinence

8 Instability and Falls

9 Immobility

10 Cardiovascular Disorders

11 Decreased Vitality (includes temperature)

12 Sensory Regulation

Part Three

13 Drug Therapy

14 Health Services

15 Nursing Home Care

16 Ethics

Index

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