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Essentials of clinical geriatrics

Author: Robert L Kane; Joseph G Ouslander; Itamar B Abrass
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Designed to be a concise, practical guide, packed with critical information on geriatric assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. It emphasizes the clinical evaluation of the geriatric patient and features expanded content on end-of-life decisions, pre-operative evaluation, cancer management issues, and preventive aspects of geriatric care.
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Kane, Robert L., 1940-
Essentials of clinical geriatrics.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2004
(OCoLC)606987947
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Kane; Joseph G Ouslander; Itamar B Abrass
ISBN: 0071409203 9780071409209
OCLC Number: 52127740
Description: xx, 532 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Clinical implications of the aging process --
The geriatric patient : demography, epidemiology, and health services utilization --
Evaluating the geriatric patient --
Developing clinical expectations --
Prevention --
Confusion : delirium and dementia --
Diagnosis and management of depression --
Incontinence --
Instability and falls --
Immobility --
Cardiovascular disorders --
Decreased vitality --
Sensory impairment --
Drug therapy --
Health services --
Nursing home care --
Ethical issues in the care of older persons.
Responsibility: Robert L. Kane, Joseph G. Ouslander, Itamar B. Abrass.
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Provides an overview of geriatrics supplemented by a number of tables, figures, and references. This book guides the reader through the clinical implications of aging, and reviews evaluation,  Read more...

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