Monographie

WT 100 O32 (available) - Monographie
Office care geriatrics / ed. ROSENTHAL, Thomas C. ; ed. WILLIAMS, Mark E. ; ed. NAUGHTON, Bruce J..
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006, xiv, 604 p. + 8 p. de pl.


Descriptors
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Geriatrics
Geriatric case management
Medical practice
Clinical medicine
Textbooks

Mots-clés secondaires : Drug abuse ; Informal care providers ; Geriatric consultations ; Delirium ; Depression ; Bereavement ; Pain ; Pathologic state ; Clinical examination ; Infections ; Chronic diseases ; Elder abuse ; Loss of autonomy ; Weight loss ; Pharmacotherapy ; Geriatric and gerontological services

Résumé :

This practical, ready-access reference provides clinicians and students with evidence-based strategies for the care of older patients. The book is organized to yield quick answers to questions arising during the patient encounter. The contributors offer pragmatic management guidelines appropriate for the complexities of multiple problems and advanced age, and emphasize a disease management approach.
Table of Contents
1. The Approach to the Elderly Patient
Mark E. Williams
2. Principles of Care for Older Persons
Mudanai Sabapathy and Bruce J. Naughton
3. Office-Based Caregiver Support
Jane M. Thibault and James G. O'Brien
4. Rational Drug Therapy in the Elderly
Robert L. Dickman
5. Pain Control
Michael P. Temporal
6. Loss and Bereavement in the Elderly
Donald Bartlett
7. Management of the Surgical Patient
Peter Pompei
8. Substance Abuse
Robert Mallin
9. Elder Abuse: It Shouldn't Hurt to Be Old
Patricia A. Bomba
10. Weight Loss in the Elderly Patient
Russell G. Robertson
11. Visual Impairment in the Elderly
Shahriar Farzad, David Sarraf, and Anne L. Coleman
12. Hearing Difficulty
Roseanne C. Berger
13. Dizziness, Syncope, and Falls in the Elderly
Richard Brunader
14. Low Back Pain in the Elderly
Kim Edward LeBlanc
15. Urinary Disorders
Richard J. Ackermann
16. Sexual Function and the Older Adult
Fran E. Kaiser
17. Evaluation and Treatment of Depression
Robin R. Whitebird et al.
18. Delirium
Sidney T. Bogardus, Jr.
19. Chronic Memory Impairment
Thomas C. Rosenthal
20. Sleep Disorders
Tarannum Alam and Cathy A. Alessi
21. Schizophrenia and Anxiety in Late Age
Kim Griswold
22. Musculoskeletal Problems in the Elderly
Kim Edward LeBlanc
23. Metabolic Bone Disease
Ailleen Heras-Herzig and Theresa A. Guise
24. Hypertension and Lipid Disorders
Vinod Patel and Thomas C. Rosenthal
25. Peripheral Arterial Disease
Gregory S. Cherr
26. Cardiac Disease
Tarek Helmy, Amar D. Patel, and Nanette Wenger
27. Heart Failure
Richard W. Pretorius
28. Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke
William D. Smucker
29. Tremor
Lesley Wilkinson, Carol Stewart, and Nancy Tyre
30. Pulmonary Disease in the Elderly
Eleanor M. Summerhill
31. Renal Function and Failure
Robert D. Lindeman
32. Gynecology and Breast Disease
Barbara A. Majeroni
33. Diabetes and Thyroid Disorders in the Elderly
Sara E. Young, Richelle J. Koopman, and Arch G. Mainous, III
34. Immune and Inflammatory Disease in Older Adults
David R. Thomas
35. Oral Conditions
Jude A. Fabiano
36. Common Dermatologic Conditions in Aging
Charles A. Cefalu
37. Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: An Evidence-Based Approach
Robert E. Pieroni
38. Neoplastic Disease
Kenneth G. Schellhase
39. Hematology
Gerald L. Logue
40. Common Infections in the Elderly
Wm. A. Woolery and Stephen J. Evans
41. Common Gastrointestinal Disorders in the Elderly
Kristen M. Robson and Tony Lembo

Illustrations : ill.
Language : Anglais
Doc n° : 22218 ISBN / ISSN : 9780781761963
NumRec : 2221803
 

       

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