Elderly Care Medicine Lecture Notes provides all the necessary information, within one short volume, for a sound introduction to the particular characteristics and needs of elderly patients.Presented in a user-friendly format, combining readability with high-quality illustrations, this eighth edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect advances in knowledge on how disease presents in elderly people, and changes in management practice, particularly regarding stroke, dementia, delirium, and cancer.New for this edition, Elderly Care Medicine Lecture Notes also features:More treatment tables and boxes throughout for rapid access and revisionExpansion of material on polypharmacy and prescribingDiscussion of emotional support, counselling and spiritualityAdvice for doctors on breaking bad news and end-of-life careConsideration of ethical and legal issuesA companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/elderlycaremed features appendices which can be used as guidelines in a clinical setting, key revision points for each chapter, further reading suggestions, and extended content for specialty training in geriatrics.
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Titolo: Lecture Notes : Elderly Care Medicine
Autori: Nicholl - Wilson - Webster
Edizione: VIII 2012
Collana: Lecture Notes
Finitura: Copertina flessibile