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Hazzard s Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology 7E

Hazzard s Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology  7E Author Jeffrey B. Halter
ISBN-10 9780071833462
Release 2016-11-18
Pages 2304
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The gold-standard text on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the elderly – completely updated with a new full-color presentation A Doody's Core Title for 2017! The definitive treatise on the subject of geriatrics, this comprehensive text combines gerontology principles with clinical geriatrics, offering a uniquely holistic approach to this ever-expanding area of medicine. Written by some of the world’s most respected geriatricians, Hazzard’s Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Seventh Edition presents up-to-date, evidence-based information in a rich new full-color design. Unmatched as a textbook, this classic is also valuable to fellows in geriatric medicine. Hazzards’s Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Seventh Edition is logically divided into five parts: Principles of Gerontology, Principles of Geriatrics, Geriatric Syndromes, Principles of Palliative Medicine, and Organ Systems and Diseases. Within its pages, you will find balanced, authoritative coverage of every essential topic – from evaluation and management to nutrition and palliative medicine. Here’s why the Seventh Edition is the best edition ever: • NEW full-color design with hundreds of color photographs • NEW chapters: Quality of Care in Older Adults, Common Non-Pain Symptoms in Older Adults, Strategies of Effective Communication Around Advanced Illness, Palliative Medicine in the Continuum of Care Including Hospice, Coagulation Disorders, and Plasma Cell Disorders • MORE chapters on Palliative Medicine • NEW Learning Objectives and Key Points added to each chapter • MORE tables, drawings, and clinical algorithms • EVIDENCE-BASED through the use of the latest clinical practice guidelines , references to systemic reviews, and critically appraised topics • UPDATED to reflect the most current clinical breakthroughs and advances for managing older adults in various settings



Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology Author William R. Hazzard
ISBN-10 0071402160
Release 2003
Pages 1648
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This comprehensive text continues its tradition of presenting the latest in diagnosis and management of disorders affecting the elderly. Featuring experts from geriatric medicine and gerontology, this text provides a uniquely holistic approach for elder care. The new Fifth Edition has been significantly reorganized to enhance geriatric assessment skills, general medical management, management of specific diseases, surgical management, gender issues in clinical geriatrics, and more.



Brocklehurst s Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Brocklehurst s Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology Author Howard M. Fillit
ISBN-10 9780702063442
Release 2016-05-06
Pages 1100
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The leading reference in the field of geriatric care, Brocklehurst’s Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, 8th Edition, provides a contemporary, global perspective on topics of importance to today’s gerontologists, internal medicine physicians, and family doctors. An increased focus on frailty, along with coverage of key issues in gerontology, disease-specific geriatrics, and complex syndromes specific to the elderly, makes this 8th Edition the reference you’ll turn to in order to meet the unique challenges posed by this growing patient population. Consistent discussions of clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more make reference quick and easy. More than 250 figures, including algorithms, photographs, and tables, complement the text and help you find what you need on a given condition. Clinical relevance of the latest scientific findings helps you easily apply the material to everyday practice. A new chapter on frailty, plus an emphasis on frailty throughout the book, addresses the complex medical and social issues that affect care, and the specific knowledge and skills essential for meeting your patients’ complex needs. New content brings you up to date with information on gerontechnology, emergency and pre-hospital care, HIV and aging, intensive treatment of older adults, telemedicine, the built environment, and transcultural geriatrics. New editor Professor John Young brings a fresh perspective and unique expertise to this edition.



Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine

Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine Author Jean-Pierre Michel
ISBN-10 9780198701590
Release 2017-12-14
Pages 1432
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Over the past two decades there has been a marked change in global age demographics, with the number of over-60s increasing by 82% and the number of centenarians by 715%. This new-found longevity is testament to the success of recent advances in medicine, but poses significant challenges to multiple areas of health care concerning older patients. Building upon its predecessor's reputation as the definitive resource on the subject, this new edition of the Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine offers a comprehensive and multinational examination of the field. Fully revised to reflect the current state of geriatric medicine, it examines the medical and scientific basis of clinical issues, as well as the ethical, legal, and socio-economic concerns for healthcare policy and systems. Over 170 chapters are broken up into 16 key sections, covering topics ranging from policy and key concepts through to infection, cancer, palliative medicine, and healthy ageing. New material includes focus on the evolving concepts of malnutrition, sarcopenia, frailty, and related geriatric syndromes and integration of geriatric principles from public health, primary and specialized care, and transitional stages from home to emergency, medicine and surgery, rehabilitation, and long term care. The Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine brings together specialists from across the globe to provide every physician involved in the care of older patients with a comprehensive resource on all the clinical problems they are likely to encounter, as well as on related psychological, philosophical, and social issues.



Nursing Home Care

Nursing Home Care Author John Morley
ISBN-10 9780071807661
Release 2013-09-22
Pages 336
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THE DEFINITIVE TEXT ON THE PRINCIPLES AND CLINCAL PRACTICE OF NURSING HOME CARE Nursing Home Care is a practical textbook designed to serve as a rich evidence-based resource to provide physicians and other practitioners with the information and knowledge to advance nursing home care. It states and explains the principles underpinning safe, personalized, and dignified nursing home practice using an integrated, cooperative approach. In addition, it provides the medical knowledge necessary to give quality care to nursing home residents. Nursing Home Care reflects the International Association for Geriatrics and Gerontology's conviction that nursing home practice is an interdisciplinary endeavor that requires a sound theoretical, scientific, and values base in addition to clinical expertise. Mindful of the influences of different culture and context, the premise of this text is that there is a shared and common knowledge base to guide nursing home practice and approaches to caring that are universal. THIS UNIQUE TEXT IS LOGICALLY DIVIDED INTO FOUR PARTS: PART 1 covers the origins of the nursing home movement, plus alternative approaches, including aging in place and what older people are saying about nursing home life and culture change. PART 2 focuses on the fundamentals of working as part of a nursing home team providing day-to-day care and the leadership essentials to drive the quality improvement agenda. PART 3 addresses the most common conditions experienced by older nursing home residents. PART 4 is devoted to clinical and nursing aspects of specific disease management. KEY FEATURES: Online supplemental material, including 1,000 PowerPoint slides available to faculty, plus Q&A available from the IAGGI * Over 150 multiple choice questions * Key points for each chapter * An essential study guide for the IAGG certificate in nursing home care



AACN Advanced Critical Care Nursing E Book Version to be sold via e commerce site

AACN Advanced Critical Care Nursing   E Book Version to be sold via e commerce site Author AACN
ISBN-10 9781437726206
Release 2008-06-05
Pages 1632
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From AACN experts comes a resource dedicated to helping you oversee or care for critical care patients in any practice setting. This comprehensive critical care nursing textbook addresses serious and potentially life-threatening patient conditions with a foundation rooted in the critical thinking process: the comprehension, analysis, synthesis, and application of knowledge. Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the largest specialty nursing organization in the United States, for the most authoritative coverage available. Thorough discussions of each body system emphasize advanced concepts, presenting physiology in an application format that examines the clinical implications of physiological science. Coverage of assessment focuses on interpreting abnormal findings and linking those findings to diagnosis and intervention. Appropriate interventions are discussed from an interdisciplinary, evidence-based perspective. Hundreds of new, full-color illustrations and design clarify important concepts and improve the book's usability. Complex, unfolding case studies are presented in all disease chapters, accompanied by review questions with a comprehensive answer key. Multidisciplinary Plans of Care provide at-a-glance information for common ICU conditions. Nutrition boxes appear in each relevant chapter, offering guidelines for patient needs with specific illnesses. Research-Based Practice Guidelines boxes and Promoting Evidence-Based Practice features appear throughout the text whenever applicable to present the latest research-supported nursing assessment and intervention practices. Drug boxes include common classifications of critical care drugs for specific disorders, including drug, actions, dosage, and special considerations. Applying the Technology features help you apply the latest technology to patient care. NIC Interventions boxes list NIC intervention labels appropriate for the conditions discussed in a chapter.



The Short Guide to Aging and Gerontology

The Short Guide to Aging and Gerontology Author Kate de Medeiros
ISBN-10 9781447328384
Release 2016-11-09
Pages 176
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This compact, focused guide is perfect for students and others new to the field of gerontology. Features include further reading for each chapter, a glossary of key terms, and tables that provide easy reference points.



Clinical Geriatrics

Clinical Geriatrics Author T.S. Dharmarajan
ISBN-10 1842141120
Release 2002-12-31
Pages 704
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Geriatric medicine is an emerging field in the U.S., Canada, and Europe with Asia following not too far behind. And as the aging population increases worldwide, the field will continue to grow in importance. Keeping pace with this rapidly expanding field, Clinical Geriatrics provides the basic principles of geriatric medicine, including important aspects of patient evaluation and management in the hospital, nursing home, home, and other community settings. Unique in its simplicity of style, the book is based on material derived from standard international journals and the experience of the contributors. It presents information in an easy-to-find and easy-to-understand format, yet does not oversimplify the subject. The editors also cover topics not commonly found in texts on geriatrics including vitamin B12 deficiency, HIV disease in the elderly, and cutaneous skin infections. The combination of authoritative information and convenient format make Clinical Geriatrics the definitive text for teaching geriatric medicine and the ideal reference for primary health care providers.



Handbook of the Biology of Aging

Handbook of the Biology of Aging Author Edward J. Masoro
ISBN-10 9780120883875
Release 2006
Pages 660
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This volume is a collection of 21 papers comprising conceptual and technical issues, non-mammalian models and mammalian models and including issues such as aging of the female reproductive system and computer modelling in the study of aging.



Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics 7 E

Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics 7 E Author Robert Kane
ISBN-10 9780071792196
Release 2013-07-22
Pages 608
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An engaging introductory guide to the core topics in geriatric medicine “This is a valuable reference for those treating geriatric patients, providing well-reasoned expectations. It offers a common-sense approach in a medical system that is oriented to procedure numbers rather than focused on what a rational outcome is. Medicine owes a debt of gratitude to the authors of this work.” --Doody’s Review Service For nearly three decades, the goal of Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics has remained unchanged: to help clinicians do a better job of caring for their older patients. You will find thorough and authoritative coverage of all the important issues in geriatrics, along with concise, practical guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of the diseases and disorders most commonly encountered in an elderly patient. Features: A strong focus on the field’s must-know concepts, from the nature of clinical aging to differential diagnosis of important geriatric syndromes to drug therapy and health services Numerous tables and figures that summarize conditions, values, mechanisms, therapeutics, and more Thorough coverage of preventive services and disease screening An appendix of Internet resources on geriatrics Recognizing the reality that medical issues interact with other social and environmental issues, Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics includes chapters on Health Services, Nursing Home Care, Ethical Issues in the Care of Older Persons, and Palliative Care. You will also find chapters on the differential diagnosis and management of confusion, depression, incontinence, falls, and immobility and general management strategies on cardiovascular disorders, decreased vitality, and sensory impairment. There is no better resource to help you effectively address the challenges faced by the upcoming "grey tsunami" than Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics.



Family Medicine

Family Medicine Author Robert B. Taylor
ISBN-10 9781475729474
Release 2013-06-29
Pages 1194
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A comprehensive reference source providing crystal clear guidelines for diagnosing and managing the acute and chronic problems regularly encountered by all family practitioners. This expanded fifth edition includes new material on: health promotion, population based health care, genetic disorders, somatization disorders, care of the dying patient, disorders of the breast, breast cancer, developmental issues and behavioural problems of adolescents, smoking cessation, nutrition, and enlightened discussions of controversial topics such as managed care and ethical issues. An additional new section on family practice applications includes clinical guidelines and information management in clinical practice with the latest information on computers in diagnosis and management, electronic medical records, and quality assurance. All the editors and primary chapter authors are themselves practising family physicians - giving readers the advantageof the family medicine experience and viewpoint on every issue. This single volume encompasses both the latest developments in family medicine as well as serving as a single-source reference for practitioners.



Health Promotion and Aging

Health Promotion and Aging Author David Haber
ISBN-10 9780826199171
Release 2013-03-26
Pages 536
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Textbook of Interventional Cardiology

Textbook of Interventional Cardiology Author Samir Kapadia
ISBN-10 9789351529439
Release 2017-07-17
Pages 1000
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Interventional Cardiology is an extensive, richly illustrated guide to this field of medicine. The book is edited by internationally recognised experts, led by Professor Samir Kapadia. This book provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of interventional cardiology, across five sections, further divided into 88 chapters. The first section covers the evolution periprocedural pharmacology, beginning with chapters on the history of coronary intervention and concluding with clinical cases. The second section covers specific coronary interventions, taking either a disease-based or an anatomical approach. The chapters also provide information on individual patient groups, such as the elderly and diabetics. Detailed chapters on a range of devices used in interventional cardiology are included in this section. Further sections cover a wide range of peripheral and structural interventions, and the final chapter on general topics includes radiation protection, prevention and management of bleeding, and haemodynamic essentials. Enhanced by 700 full colour images, Interventional Cardiology is an authoritative resource for all cardiologists. Key Points Comprehensive, illustrated guide to interventional cardiology Edited by internationally recognised experts led by Prof Samir Kapadia 700 full colour images



Fundamentals of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy

Fundamentals of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy Author Lisa C. Hutchison
ISBN-10 9781585284368
Release 2015-03-01
Pages 500
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By 2050, the world’s 65 and older population will double, and the 85 and older population will grow fivefold. As the number of older patients surges, so too will the medication management challenges pharmacists and other health care providers face in this population. For the Geriatric population, complex cases are often the norm. Providing safe and effective care can mean considering assessments of function and cognition, contacting multiple prescribers, and understanding a patient’s history, beliefs, and caregiving situation before making therapeutic decisions. Fundamentals of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy, Second Edition gives practitioners the information they need to improve outcomes and personalize care for elderly patients. New to this edition are new chapters on “Palliative and Hospice Care” and “Infections and Antimicrobial Stewardship”. Additional enhancements in this edition include added links to new guidelines, assessment tools, and videos. Additional cases and a study guide will match the content map for certified geriatric pharmacists examination. Useful features throughout the book guide practitioners in navigating the maze of information required when caring for the older patient. These include: Summarized treatment guidelines Reviews of the evidence base Special focus on recommendations for the frail elderly Full case studies in each chapter Clinical Pearls Key Points and Key Terms (with definitions) in each chapter The demands of an aging population mean that a greater understanding of geriatric pharmacotherapy I now essential for all health care providers. Fundamentals of geriatric Pharmacotherapy, Second Edition ensures had the information to allow providers to respond appropriately



Lung Function Tests

Lung Function Tests Author Robert J. Shiner
ISBN-10 0702035211
Release 2012
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Lung Function Tests has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Lung Function Tests also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Lung Function Tests book for free.



Geriatrics Models of Care

Geriatrics Models of Care Author Michael L. Malone
ISBN-10 9783319160689
Release 2015-05-22
Pages 319
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This book describes geriatrics practice models that are used to guide the care of older adults, allowing seniors to remain at home, prevent functional disability and preserve quality of life. The models include specific interventions which are performed by health care workers to address the needs of older persons and their caregivers. These models respect patient values, consider patient safety and appreciate psychosocial needs as well. Divided into six parts that discuss hospital-based models of care, transitions from hospital to home, outpatient-based models of care and emergency department models of care, this text addresses the needs of vulnerable patients and the community. Geriatric Models of Care is an excellent resource for health care leaders who must translate these programs to address the needs of the patients in their communities.



Immunology of Aging

Immunology of Aging Author Ahmad Massoud
ISBN-10 9783642394959
Release 2013-11-29
Pages 406
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The rapidity of scientific progress over the last few years guarantees the utility of this new collection of state-of-the-art reviews on the immunology of aging, which is the result of extensive collaboration of more than sixty of the greatest thinkers and scholars in the field, in cooperation with a number of junior colleagues. The book summarizes current knowledge on the cellular and molecular aspects of the aging immune system and their clinical relevance, providing insights into the effects of the aging process on susceptibilities to those diseases most common among elders. The retrieval strategies used to slow down the decline in the immune system in the elderly are another subject detailed extensively. By providing a broad overview of immunosenescence and its consequences, as well as their potential modulation, this book will fill a gap in a timely manner. It will be of value to all immunologists, whether novice or experienced, as well as geriatricians and epidemiologists.