Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Geriatrics 2E by Rebecca Conant

Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Geriatrics 2E

byRebecca Conant, Anna Chang, C. Seth Landefeld

Paperback | April 15, 2014

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An authoritative, one-stop source of answers on conditions commonly encountered among older adults

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  • Provides a framework for using the functional and cognitive status, prognosis, and social context of patients to guide diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions
  • Applies the principles of geriatric medicine in different care settings to address common clinical scenarios and common geriatric conditions
  • Includes valuable information on health promotion and disease
  • Delivers essential information on important topics such as delirium, cognitive impairment, dementia, falls and mobility disorders, Parkinson and other movement disorders, sleep disorders, and arthritis
  • Covers special geriatric considerations in cardiovascular health, cancers, endocrine disorders, skin problems, respiratory disease, and renal disorders
  • Concise, practical, and current diagnostic and treatment information on the most common health problems of older adults
  • The best quick reference for busy clinicians who provide care for older patients
  • Valuable to students, residents, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, internists, and family physicians.
  • Includes guidance on care in all settings – clinic, home, hospital, and long-term care, as well as pre- and post-operative settings

About The Author

Anna Chang, MD and Brie Williams, MD (San Francisco, CA) Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California-San Francisco.

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Title:Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Geriatrics 2EFormat:PaperbackDimensions:9.1 × 7.3 × 0.9 inPublished:April 15, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071792082

ISBN - 13:9780071792080

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