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Current Geriatric Diagnosis and Treatment - 04 edition

Current Geriatric Diagnosis and Treatment (ISBN10: 0071399240; ISBN13: 9780071399241)
ISBN13: 978-0071399241
ISBN10: 0071399240

Summary: Convenient, comprehensive care for older adults
  • Practical, current information on the best care for older adults
  • Essential, quick lookup answers from a top ranked geriatrics team
  • The choice of geriatricians, internists, and family physicians
  • Ideal for residents and students
This essential resource provides up-to-date, expert, and accessible diagnostic and treatment informat
ion on the most common health problems among the rapidly growing population of the elderly. CURRENT Geriatric Diagnosis & Treatment is the best quick reference for busy practitioners who provide care for older adults.

CURRENT Geriatric Diagnosis & Treatment features:
  • A convenient one-stop source of answers on all disorders commonly encountered among older adults, for specialists and nonspecialists alike
  • Forty-six clinically-focused chapters offering concise, practical guidance on health issues of the elderly, particularly frail older adults
  • Easy-access organization by common disorders, special situations, and environments of care
  • Important grounding in geriatric assessment
  • Valuable information on health promotion and disease prevention
  • Guidance on care in all settings--office, home, hospital, and long-term, as well as pre- and post-operative care
  • Special geriatric considerations in cardiovascular health, cancers, endocrine disorders, skin problems, respiratory disease, renal disorders, and more
  • Essential information on topics such as delirium, cognitive impairment and dementia, falls and mobility disorders, Parkinson's and other movement disorders, sleep disorders, arthritis and vasculitis, and more
  • Diagnostic and treatment tools for common disorders such as incontinence, depression, visual and hearing impairment, and osteoporosis
  • Succinct coverage of often-neglected topics such as drug, alcohol, and tobacco abuse, elder mistreatment, and principles of drug therapy
  • Authoritative guidance on special issues in men's and women's health
  • Concise, current, and comprehensive coverage of principles of pain management and rehabilitation
  • Easy-access information on weight loss and other nutritional concerns
  • Time-saving diagnostic and treatment algorithms
New Features :
  • Focused, clinically-relevant information on the care of the elderly for busy practitioners
  • Comprehensive and concise information on geriatric considerations in diagnosis and treatment
  • Essentials of diagnosis for major diseases and disorders in the elderly
...show more
Summary: Convenient, comprehensive care for older adults
  • Practical, current information on the best care for older adults
  • Essential, quick lookup answers from a top ranked geriatrics team
  • The choice of geriatricians, internists, and family physicians
  • Ideal for residents and students
This essential resource provides up-to-date, expert, and accessible diagnostic and treatment information on the most common health problems among the rapidly growing population of the elderly. CURRENT Geriatric Diagnosis & Treatment is the best quick reference for busy practitioners who provide care for older adults.

CURRENT Geriatric Diagnosis & Treatment features:
  • A convenient one-stop source of answers on all disorders commonly encountered among older adults, for specialists and nonspecialists alike
  • Forty-six clinically-focused chapters offering concise, practical guidance on health issues of the elderly, particularly frail older adults
  • Easy-access organization by common disorders, special situations, and environments of care
  • Important grounding in geriatric assessment
  • Valuable information on health promotion and disease prevention
  • Guidance on care in all settings--office, home, hospital, and long-term, as well as pre- and post-operative care
  • Special geriatric considerations in cardiovascular health, cancers, endocrine disorders, skin problems, respiratory disease, renal disorders, and more
  • Essential information on topics such as delirium, cognitive impairment and dementia, falls and mobility disorders, Parkinson's and other movement disorders, sleep disorders, arthritis and vasculitis, and more
  • Diagnostic and treatment tools for common disorders such as incontinence, depression, visual and hearing impairment, and osteoporosis
  • Succinct coverage of often-neglected topics such as drug, alcohol, and tobacco abuse, elder mistreatment, and principles of drug therapy
  • Authoritative guidance on special issues in men's and women's health
  • Concise, current, and comprehensive coverage of principles of pain management and rehabilitation
  • Easy-access information on weight loss and other nutritional concerns
  • Time-saving diagnostic and treatment algorithms
New Features :
  • Focused, clinically-relevant information on the care of the elderly for busy practitioners
  • Comprehensive and concise information on geriatric considerations in diagnosis and treatment
  • Essentials of diagnosis for major diseases and disorders in the elderly
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 04
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2004
International: No

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