Geriatric Secrets , 3rd Edition

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By Mary Ann Forciea, MD, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, Edna P. Schwab, MD and Donna Brady Raziano
ISBN
9781560535973
Publication Date
24-02-2004
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  • Thought-provoking questions that provide succinct answers
  • Presentation of a vast amount of information, but not overly simplistic
  • The most important "need-to-know" questions-and-answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series®
  • Concise answers that include the author's pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets"
  • Bulleted lists, algorithms, and illustrations for quick review
  • Thorough, highly detailed index
  • This best-seller in geriatrics is even better in an updated and completely revised new edition. Geriatric Secrets provides a substantial knowledge base in geriatric medicine and provides a wealth of insights into the art and practice of geriatrics, featuring all the most important "need to know" questions and answers in the proven format of the Secrets Series®.

    Key Features
    • Thought-provoking questions that provide succinct answers
    • Presentation of a vast amount of information, but not overly simplistic
    • The most important "need-to-know" questions-and-answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series®
    • Concise answers that include the author's pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets"
    • Bulleted lists, algorithms, and illustrations for quick review
    • Thorough, highly detailed index
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    ISBN 9781560535973
    Author Informaiton By Mary Ann Forciea, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Presbyterian Medical Center, Pennswood Life Care Community, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, Professor of Medicine, Director, Institute of Aging, Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Prebyterian Medical Center, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Edna P. Schwab, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Donna Brady Raziano
    Pp Authortext Forciea, Lavizzo-Mourey, Schwab & Raziano
    Table of Content Art and Practice of Geriatrics

    Biology of Aging

    Functional Assessment

    Collaborative Practice

    ABCs of Medicare Reimbursement


    GERIATRIC SYNDROMES

    Aging and Neurocognitive Functioning Memory

    Delirium

    Dementia

    Pharmaecotherapy

    Sleep Disorders

    Falls/Gait (Gait Disorders)

    Osteoporosis

    Pain/Palliative Care

    Nutrition

    Constipation


    OFFICE CARE OF THE GERIATRIC PATIENT

    Periodic Health Exam of the Older Patient

    Advance Directives

    Spirituality

    Elder Abuse

    Depression

    Parkinson's Disease

    Anticoagulants

    ASCVD/CAD

    Endocrine problems in the elderly

    CHF

    Rheumatology

    Arthritis

    UI

    Prostate Disease

    Vision Loss

    Dental Problems of the Older Patient

    Hearing Loss

    Sexuality

    Alcoholism

    Driving

    Podiatry


    HOSPITAL CARE OF THE GERIATRIC PATIENT

    Perioperative Management

    Stroke

    Dizziness, Vertigo and Syncope

    Hip Fracture

    Dehydration

    Infections (pnx, urosepsis, shingles, etc.)

    Pressure Ulcers

    Discharge Planning


    ALTERNATIVE SITES OF CARE

    Nursing Homes

    Assessment of Nursing Home Patient

    Infection Control (TB, MRSA, VREC, HIV)

    Home Care

    Hospice (Palliative Care)

    Alternative Sites of Care

    Complementary and Alternative Medicine



    Imprint Hanley & Belfus
    Publication Date 24-02-2004
    Pages 344
    Trim 229 x 152 (6 x 9)
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