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Geriatric medicine at a glance

Author: Adrian Blundell; Adam Gordon
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Geriatric Medicine at a Glance logically presents the core principles of geriatric medicine, including mechanisms of ageing, changes in physiology commonly seen in older adults, and the clinical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Geriatric medicine at a glance.
Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2015
(DLC) 2014040572
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Blundell; Adam Gordon
ISBN: 9781118597613 1118597613 9781118597620 1118597621
OCLC Number: 893202889
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: pt. 1. Core concepts. Why is geriatric medicine different? --
Population ageing --
Theories of ageing --
Physiology of ageing --
Frailty --
Comprehensive geriatric assessment --
The international classification of functioning, disability and health --
Physiotherapy --
Occupational therapy - Assessment scales - physical function --
Assessment scales - mental health --
Ethical issues --
pt. 2. Common problems in older adults. Polypharmacy --
Osteoporosis --
Falls --
Gait --
Dizziness --
Syncope --
Urinary incontinence --
Constipation --
Delirium --
Dementia 1: causes and classification --
Dementia 2: assessment and management --
Stroke --
Parkinsonism --
Nutrition --
Pressure ulcers --
pt. 3. CGA in practice. Elder abuse --
Surgical care --
Geriatrics at the interface --
Care homes --
End-of-life care.
Responsibility: edited by Adrian Blundell, Adam Gordon.

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