Classic Papers in Geriatric Medicine with Current Commentaries by Robert J. PignoloClassic Papers in Geriatric Medicine with Current Commentaries by Robert J. Pignolo

Classic Papers in Geriatric Medicine with Current Commentaries

EditorRobert J. Pignolo, Monica Crane, Mary Ann Forciea

Paperback | November 19, 2010

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This volume collects the foundation papers in the discipline of Geriatric medicine. The book begins with a chapter on those papers that established the field. It then goes on to provide a long overdue review of the important "classic" papers in geriatric medicine and includes information on the development of health systems which support the care of older patients. Each chapter begins with a commentary by a faculty member with special interest or expertise in that area.
Title:Classic Papers in Geriatric Medicine with Current CommentariesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 10.98 × 8.27 × 0.07 inPublished:November 19, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617378747

ISBN - 13:9781617378744

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Table of Contents

Preface Robert Pignolo MD, PhD, Monica Crane MD, and Mary Ann Forciea MDChapter 1 Perspectives on General AgingRobert J. Pignolo, MD, PhDChapter 2 History of Geriatric MedicineMary Ann Forciea, MD Chapter 3 Palliative Care of Older PatientsJennifer Kapo, MDChapter 4 Home-based Care of the Older PatientMary Ann Forciea, MD and Jean Yudin MSN, CRNPChapter 5 Education for Health ProfessionalsKathy L. Egan, PhDChapter 6 DementiaJason Karlawish, MDChapter 7 DeliriumJerry Johnson, MDChapter 8 FallsLesley Carson, MDChapter 9 Urinary IncontinenceMary Ann Forciea, MDChapter 10 OsteoporosisRobert Pignolo, MD, PhDChapter 11 NutritionJoan Weinryb, MD, CMDChapter 12 Health Screening and Disease Prevention Vivian Argento, MDChapter 13 OsteoarthritisEdna P. Schwab, MDChapter 14 Pressure UlcersMary Ann Forciea, MDChapter 15 DepressionMonica K. Crane, MD

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From the reviews:"Classic Papers in Geriatric Medicine With Current Commentaries highlights papers that changed attitudes about aging and contributed to formulating the subspecialty of geriatrics. ... The book highlights 15 areas the editors chose to represent geriatric medicine ... . This collection is primarily of interest to academic geriatricians, libraries, and individuals who study the history of medicine." (Kristin Robie, Journal of the American Medical Association, November, 2008)