Geriatrics For Specialists by John R. BurtonGeriatrics For Specialists by John R. Burton

Geriatrics For Specialists

byJohn R. BurtonEditorAndrew G. Lee, Jane F. Potter

Paperback | June 23, 2018

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This book focuses on the  circumstances  that lead to the marked increased vulnerability of seniors and are most challenging to clinicians including the presence of multiple chronic medical conditions, variable losses of physiological function, and heterogeneity among individuals.  Written by the experts who lead the initiative to deliver high quality surgical and medical care to the elderly, Geriatrics for Specialistsis the first book of its kind to provide the comprehensive knowledge specialists and associated generalists need to deliver quality health care to seniors.   With topics on important cross cutting issues like frailty, delirium and polypharmacy and specialty chapters on emergency medicine, anesthesia, many surgical and medical disciplines and  rehabilitation,  this book provides clinicians  the knowledge and tools needed to evaluate, treat and manage the unique needs of seniors.


Geriatrics for Specialistswas created as a resource for  specialist, generalists and allied health professionals and their students and trainees  who care for elderly patients.

John R. Burton, MDProfessor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineJohns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center     Mason F. Lord Building, Center Tower, 7th FloorBaltimore, MD 21224-2735br>div>Andrew G. Lee, MDProfessor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medicinelinical Professor of Ophthalmology, UT...
Title:Geriatrics For SpecialistsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:350 pagesPublished:June 23, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319811304

ISBN - 13:9783319811307


Table of Contents

Frailty.- Delirium.- Emergency Medicine.- Anesthesiology.- General and Trauma Surgery.- Ophthalmology.- Otolaryngology.- Urology.- Orthopedic Surgery.- Vascular Surgery.- Cardiovascular/Thoracic Surgery.- Gynecology.- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.- The Specialties of Internal Medicine.- Cardiology.- Nephrology.- Gastroenterology.- Endocrinology.- Rheumatology.- Pulmonary Medicine.