An engaging introductory guide to the core topics in geriatric medicine
A Doody's Core Title for 2017!
“This is a valuable reference for those treating geriatric patients, providing well-reasoned expectations. It offers a common-sense approach in a medical system that is oriented to procedure numbers rather than focused on what a rational outcome is. Medicine owes a debt of gratitude to the authors of this work.”
For nearly three decades, the goal of Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics has remained unchanged: to help clinicians do a better job of caring for their older patients. You will find thorough and authoritative coverage of all the important issues in geriatrics, along with concise, practical guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of the diseases and disorders most commonlyencountered in an elderly patient.
- A strong focus on the field’s must-know concepts, from the nature of clinical aging to differential diagnosis of important geriatric syndromes to drug therapy and health services
- Numerous tables and figures that summarize conditions, values, mechanisms, therapeutics, and more
- Thorough coverage of preventive services and disease screening
- An appendix of Internet resources on geriatrics
Recognizing the reality that medical issues interact with other social and environmental issues, Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics includes chapters on Health Services, Nursing Home Care, Ethical Issues in the Care of Older Persons, and Palliative Care. You will also find chapters on the differential diagnosis and management of confusion, depression, incontinence, falls, and immobility and general management strategies on cardiovascular disorders, decreased vitality, and sensory impairment.
There is no better resource to help you effectively address the challenges faced by the upcoming "grey tsunami" than Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics.
- Used Book in Good Condition
Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought
- Advanced Practice Nursing in the Care of Older Adults
- Geriatrics at Your Fingertips 2017
- Primary Care: A Collaborative Practice, 5e
- Geriatrics at Your Fingertips 2016
- In A Page Signs & Symptoms (In a Page Series)
- Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination and Practice Preparation
- Differential Diagnosis Pocket: Clinical Reference Guide (Pocket (Borm Bruckmeier Publishing))
- Geriatrics at Your Fingertips 2015
- Primary Care Medicine: Office Evaluation and Management of the Adult Patient
- CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2017 (Lange)
Share your thoughts
*If this is not the "Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics 7/E (LANGE Essentials)" product you were looking for, you can check the other results by clicking this link.