Monographie

WT 100 B796 (disponible) - Monographie
Essential facts in geriatric medicine / BRACEWELL, Catherine ; GRAY, Rosaire ; RAI, Gurcharan S..
Abingdon, Royaume Uni : Radcliffe Publishing, 2005, ix, 213 p.


Mots-clés principaux
:
Gériatrie
Royaume-Uni

Mots-clés secondaires : Accident vasculaire cérébral ; Acouphène ; Administration de la santé et des services sociaux ; Bronchopneumopathie chronique obstructive ; Chute ; Diabète ; Éthique ; Fibrillation auriculaire ; Hypertension artérielle ; Hypothermie ; Incontinence urinaire ; Insuffisance cardiaque ; Maladie ; Maladie de Parkinson ; Ostéoporose ; Plaie de pression ; Pneumonie ; Prévention ; Réadaptation ; Reflux gastro-oesophagien ; Santé mentale ; Traitement (Thérapeutique) ; Trouble de la vision ; Vieillissement démographique

Résumé :

The book details key topics in the field of medicine for the elderly, providing information on comprehensive care of the elderly population. As well as encompassing the clinical aspects of old age, it also focuses on demographic, statistical, legal, ethical, structural and functional aspects of health and social services used by the elderly population.
Contents
Part 1: Demographic and social factors. Demography of the ageing population of the United Kingdom. Social processes in ageing - Part 2: Clinical aspects of old age. Age associated physiological changes. Prevention of disease and disability. Specific features of disease presentation. Pharmacology and therapeutics. Principles of rehabilitation. Domiciliary care for disabled older people. Legal aspects. Ethical issues. Palliative care - Part 3: Clinical problems encountered in old age. Falls. Osteoporosis. Mental health problems. Pressure sores. Hypothermia. Hearing impairment/Tinnitus. Visual impairment. Hypertension. Heart Failure. Atrial fibrillation. Stroke. Parkinson's disease. Bowel and bladder management. Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Community-acquired pneumonia. Diabetes mellitus - Part 4: Administrative aspects of services. Health and social services. Income maintenance. Audit principles

Illustrations : ill.
Langue : Anglais
Doc n° : 20598 ISBN / ISSN : 1857758676
NumRec : 2059803
 

       

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