Evidence-Based Geriatric Medicine

Editors: Holroyd-Leduc, Jayna and Reddy, Madhuri
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $76.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $114.00
ISBN: 978-1-44-433718-1
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 6
Book Status: Available
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The latest addition to the Evidence-Based Book series, Evidence-Based Geriatric Medicine provides non-geriatrician clinicians an overview of key topics central to the care of the older patient. This guide focuses on the management of common problems in the elderly taking into account their life situations as well as treatment of specific conditions.

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Table of Contents

  • List of contributors
  • Foreword - Sharon Straus
  • 1 Function and frailty: the cornerstones of geriatric assessment - Paige K. Moorhouse & Kenneth Rockwood
  • 2 Computer-based clinical decision support systems in the care of older patients - Marina Martin & Mary K. Goldstein
  • 3 Simplifying the pillbox: drugs and aging - Sudeep S. Gill & Dallas P. Seitz
  • 4 Breathing easier: respiratory disease in the older adult - Salahaddin Mahmudi-Azer
  • 5 Breathing easier: an approach to heart failure in a patient with an aging heart - Jayna M. Holroyd-Leduc, Madhuri Reddy, & Anita Asgar
  • 6 Clarifying confusion: prevention and managing delirium - Ranjani Aiyar & Jayna M. Holroyd-Leduc
  • 7 Preserving the memories: managing dementia - Dallas P. Seitz, Philip E. Lee, Sudeep S. Gill, & Paula A. Rochon
  • 8 Enjoying the golden years: diagnosing and treating depression - Jane Pearce & Stuart Carney
  • 9 A balancing act: preventing and treating falls - Emily Kwan & Sharon Straus
  • 10 Keeping dry: managing urinary incontinence - Cara Tannenbaum
  • 11 Keeping things moving: preventing and managing constipation - Dov Gandell & Shabbir M.H. Alibhai
  • 12 Preventing and treating pressure ulcers - Madhuri Reddy, Sudeep S. Gill, Sunila R. Kalkar, Wei Wu, & Paula A. Rochon
  • 13 Elder Abuse - Erik J. Lindbloom, Landon D. Hough, & Karli R.E. Urban
  • 14 A good death: appropriate end-of-life care - Cari Levy & Jean S. Kutner