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Blackwell's primary care essentials. Geriatrics

Author: Karen Gershman; Dennis M McCullough
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Science, ©2002.
Series: Blackwell's primary care essentials series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Geriatrics, Second Edition is your best resource for evidence-based information and efficient diagnosis and treatment of geriatric conditions. This second edition features new, easy-to-read tables and updated sections on dementia evaluation and ethical concerns on death and dying." "Following the quick-reference format of Blackwell's Primary Care Essentials Series, Geriatrics, Second Edition focuses on  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Gershman; Dennis M McCullough
ISBN: 0632045213 9780632045211
OCLC Number: 47756179
Notes: Revised edition of: The little black book of geriatrics. c1997.
Includes index.
Description: xxix, 367 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Common Geriatric Problems --
Dysfunction in the Elderly --
Falls in the Elderly --
Geriatric Pharmacology --
Urinary Tract Colonization/Infection --
Constipation --
Malnutrition --
Vision --
Hearing Problems --
Incontinence --
Female Sexual Dysfunction --
Male Sexual Dysfunction (Impotence) --
Hypothermia --
Health Care Maintenance --
Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease --
Cancer --
Infection Control --
Immunizations --
Function --
Other Anticipatory Measures --
Endocrinology --
Diabetes Mellitus --
Thyroid --
Neurology --
Stroke --
Parkinson Disease --
Seizures --
Sleep Problems --
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS) --
Psychiatry --
Depression --
Anxiety --
Alcohol Misuse --
Substance Misuse --
Dementias --
Schizophrenia (Paraphrenia) --
Infection --
Lung --
Heart --
Bones and Joints --
Central Nervous System --
Skin --
Gastrointestinal Tract --
Eye --
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection --
Hematology/Oncology --
Hematology --
Oncology --
Treatment of Cancer in the Elderly --
Cardiology --
Hypertension --
Coronary Artery Disease --
Congestive Heart Failure --
Syncope --
Valvular Disease --
Arrhythmias --
Deep Venous Thrombosis --
Anticoagulation --
Pulmonology --
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease --
Pulmonary Embolus --
Pulmonary Hypertension --
Orthopedics/Rheumatology --
Osteoporosis --
Hip Fracture --
Osteoarthritis --
Rheumatoid Arthritis --
Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Temporal Arteritis --
Hyperuricemia and Gout --
Cervical and Lumbar Stenosis (Spinal Stenosis).
Series Title: Blackwell's primary care essentials series.
Other Titles: Geriatrics
Primary care essentials
Responsibility: Karen Gershman, Dennis M. McCullough.
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Covering all aspects of geriatrics including large sections on common geriatric problems, health maintenance and ethics as well as the usual topics such as neurology this book is a quick and easy  Read more...

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\on the first edition ... "This book is a little gem. It fulfils its aim as a quick and easy reference to geriatric medicine. ... highly recommended." Age and Ageing</p>

 
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