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Geriatric rheumatology : a comprehensive approach

Author: Yuri Nakasato; Raymond L Yung
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2011.
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Geriatric Rheumatology provides a practical guide for navigating the medical concerns of these complex patients. Readers will find current clinical practices with an eye toward achieving  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yuri Nakasato; Raymond L Yung
ISBN: 9781441957917 144195791X 9781441957924 1441957928
OCLC Number: 756156597
Description: xiii, 300 pages : illustrations
Contents: Part 1 Aging and Comorbidity in Rheumatology Chapter 1 The Immune System in Aging Anjali Desai and Raymond L. Yung Chapter 2 Bone Aging Jonathan D. Adachi Chapter 3 Atherosclerosis in the Rheumatic Diseases: Compounding the Age Risk Naoto Yokogawa and Joan M. Von Feldt Chapter 4 Neuropsychiatric Manifestations of Rheumatic Diseases in the Elderly Jamal Mikdashi Chapter 5 Tuberculosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Elderly Eduardo M. Acevedo-Vasquez, Dario Ponce de Leon, and Rocio V. Gamboa-Cardenas Chapter 6 Widespread Pain in Older Adults Cheryl D. Bernstein, Jordan F. Karp, and Debra K. Weiner Part 2 Multidisciplinary Approach to Geriatric Rheumatology Chapter 7 Pharmacotherapy Considerations Unique to the Older Patient Keith A. Swanson and Mark A. Stratton Chapter 8 Rheumatic Disease in the Nursing Home Patient Joanne Sandberg-Cook Chapter 9 Post Acute Care for Rheumatologists Deborah W. Robin Chapter 10 The Gerontorheumatology Outpatient Service: Towards an International Classification of Function Based Health Care Provision for the Elderly with Musculoskeletal Conditions Wim Van Lankveld, Josien Goossens and Marcel Franssen Chapter 11 Health Policy, Public Health, and Arthritis Among Older Adults Kristina A. Theis, Debra R. Lubar, and Teresa J. Brady Chapter 12 Physical Therapy Management of Select Rheumatic Conditions in Older Adults Maura Daly Iversen and Madhuri K. Kale Chapter 13 Arthrocentesis in the Elderly Ahmed Zayat and Richard J. Wakefield Chapter 14 Physical Activity in Older Adults with Arthritis Dorothy D. Dunlop, Pamela A. Semanik, and Rowland W. Chang Chapter 15 Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Elderly Populations Ana M. Bertoli, Guillermo J. Pons-Estel, Paula I. Burgos, and Graciela S. Alarcon Chapter 16 Elderly Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis Venkata Sri Cherukumilli and Arthur Kavanaugh Chapter 17 Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drug Use in Older Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Sogol S. Amjadi, Veena K. Ranganath, and Daniel E. Furst Chapter 18 Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Aging of Osteoarthritis Crisostomo Baliog and Anthony M. Reginato Chapter 19 Osteoarthritis in the Elderly Roy D. Altman Chapter 20 Medium- and Small-Vessel Vasculitis Rafael G. Grau Chapter 21 Management of Geriatric Gout Lan X. Chen Chapter 22 Calcium-Containing-Crystals-Associated Arthropathies in the Elderly Elisabeth B. Matson and Anthony M. Reginato Chapter 23 Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis in the Elderly Wolfgang A. Schmidt Chapter 24 Antiphospholipid Syndrome in the Older Population Silvia S. Pierangeli, Alan M. Seif, and Emilio B. Gonzalez Chapter 25 Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases of the Elderly Lora Giangregorio and Alexandra Papaioannou Chapter 26 Infectious Arthritis in the Elderly Nicole Melendez and Luis R. Espinoza Chapter 27 Sarcopenia and Myopathies in the Elderly Kenneth S. O'Rourke Chapter 28 Scleroderma in the Elderly Rebecca L. Manno and Fredrick M. Wigley Chapter 29 Sjoegren's Syndrome in the Elderly Raymond L. Yung and Sheeja Francis
Responsibility: Yuri Nakasato, Raymond L. Yung, editors.


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