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Reichel' s Care of the Elderly - Clinical Aspect of Aging

di Arenson - Whitehead - O'Brien - Palmer - Reichel  • 2009  • dettagli prodotto

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The sixth edition remains the pioneering text for the practising physician confronted with the unique problems of an increasingly elderly population. This book is not a collection of subspecialty chapters but rather emphasizes the clinical management of the geriatric patient with simple to complex problems.Table of Contents 1. Essential principles in the care of the elderly2. Practical geriatric assessment3. Prevention for older adults4. Common complaints in the elderly5. Appropriate use of medications in the elderly6. Nutrition and aging7. Exercise for older patients8. Diabetes mellitus, obesity, and the metabolic syndrome in the elderly patient9. Lipid abnormalities in older people10. Hypertension in the elderly11. Diagnosis and management of heart disease in the elderly12. Peripheral vascular disease in the elderly13. Stroke in the older adult14. Neurologic problems in the elderly15. Recognition and management of delirium16. Evaluation and management of dementia17. Clinical geropsychiatry, including chronic mental illness18. Alcohol and other drug abuse in older patients19. Aging in adults with developmental disabilities20. Pulmonary problems in the elderly21. Gastroenterologic disease in the aged22. Infections of the elderly23. HIV infection in older people24. Principles of fluid and electrolyte balance and renal disorders in the older patient25. Urologic problems of the elderly26. Urinary incontinence27. Geriatric gynecology28. The endocrinology of the aging29. Osteoporosis and other metabolic disorders of the skeleton in aging30. Musculoskeletal disorders in the elderly31. Musculoskeletal injuries in the elderly32. Foot health for the elderly33. Geriatric dermatology34. Pressure ulcers: practical considerations in prevention and management35. Anemia and other hematologic problems of the elderly36. Cancer in elderly patients37. Eye problems of the aged38. Geriatric ear, nose, and throat problems39. Geriatric dentistry40. Surgical principles in the aged41. Rehabilitation of the older person42. Community-based long-term care43. Institutional long-term care44. Care near the end of life: palliative care and hospice45. Evaluation of capacity46. Accidents in the elderly47. Mistreatment of older adults48. Driving and the older adult 49. Complementary or alternative medicine in the care of the elderly 50. Optimal aging: strategies for healthy aging51. Cell biology and the physiology of aging52. Implications of population aging for geriatric health53. Ethnic diversity in aging54. Retirement55. Sexuality Lisa Granville and56. The elderly, their families, and their caregivers57. Preventing errors in the care of the elderly58. Health care organization and planning59. Advance care planning60. Ethical issues in the care of the elderly, with case studies.


ISBN: 0521869293

Titolo: Reichel' s Care of the Elderly - Clinical Aspect of Aging


Editore: Cambridge University Press

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2009

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina rigida

Misure: 22x28 cm

Pagine: 656

Peso: 2.2 kg