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Current diagnosis et treatment geriatrics

Author: Brie A Williams
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Education Medical, 2014.
Series: A Lange medical book
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. ed

The most authoritative, up-to-date source of clinically focused information on the diagnosis and treatment of elderly patients.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brie A Williams
ISBN: 0071792082 9780071792080
OCLC Number: 911135832
Description: XXV, 582 Seiten.
Contents: Section I. Principles of Geriatric Care1. Transforming the Care of Older Adults: Knowledge, Skills, & System ChangeGuiding Principles2. Consideration of Function & Functional DeclineGeriatric PrinciplesEpidemiology of Functional LimitationsAssessment of Functional StatusRisk Factors for Functional DeclinePrevention of Functional DeclineRehabilitation: The Treatment of Functional Decline3. Goals of Care & Consideration of PrognosisGoals of Care DiscussionsA Practical Guide to Goals of Care DiscussionsImportance of Surrogate Decision MakersPrognosticationPrognosis Related to Specific DiseasesCommunicating Prognosis to Patient or Surrogate4. The Social Context of Older AdultsFinancial Issues in the Third AgeFood Insecurity and Older AdultsMedicareHousing and Long-Term CareCaregivingRecommendations for Clinicians5. The Interprofessional TeamKey Definitions and ConceptsInterprofessional Team Innovations in GeriatricsEvidence of Interprofessional Teams in the Care of Older AdultsResources and Tools for TeamworkBarriers to the Advancement of TeamworkFuture Steps6. Geriatric AssessmentTeams and Clinical Sites of CarePrognosisPatient GoalsFunctional AssessmentPreventive ServicesFalls and Gait ImpairmentVision ImpairmentHearing ImpairmentDementiaIncontinenceDepressionNutritionMedication UseCaregiver SupportFinancial, Environmental and Social ResourcesAbuseGeriatric Assessment in Primary Care7. Atypical Presentations of Illness in Older AdultsDefining Atypical PresentationsIdentifying Patients at Risk8. Prevention & Health PromotionScreening Issues for the Geriatric PopulationGeriatric SyndromesHealth-Related BehaviorsImmunizationsEndocrine DisordersCardiovascular DiseaseCancer9. Principles of Prescribing for Older AdultsGeriatric PrinciplesDrug Metabolism and Physiologic Effects in Older AdultsGeriatric TherapeuticsPrescribing for Older AdultsAdherenceManaging ComplexityPrescribing Across the Care Continuum10. Addressing Multimorbidity in Older AdultsBackground and DefinitionsMultimorbidity and Health OutcomesClinician Challenges in the Care of Older Adults with MultimorbidityGeneral Considerations in the Care of Multimorbid Older Adults11. Geriatrics & Palliative CareOverview of Palliative CarePsychological, Spiritual, and Social IssuesCommunication, Decision Making, and Advance Care PlanningChallenges to Providing Palliative Care in Long-Term Care SettingsCaring for Family Members: Grief and Bereavement12. Ethics & Informed Decision MakingEthical Issues in the Care of Older AdultsDecision-Making Capacity and Informed Decision MakingAdvance Care Planning and Advance DirectivesSurrogate Decision MakingBalancing Promotion of Independence and Patient SafetySection II. Care Settings13. Transitions and Continuity of CareGeneral Principles in Older AdultsDefinitionsBackgroundAdverse Events During TransitionsBarriers to Successful Care TransitionsOvercoming the Barriers: Best PracticesEvidence-Based InterventionsInnovationsConclusion14. Ambulatory Care & the Patient-Centered Medical HomeGeneral Principles in Older AdultsPersonal PhysicianPhysician Directed Medical PracticeWhole-Person OrientationCare Coordination and IntegrationQuality and SafetyEnhanced Access15. Providing Quality Care to Older Adults in the Emergency DepartmentGeneral PrinciplesModels of Emergency CareStructural EnhancementsFinancingClinical CareFuture of Emergency Care16. Hospital CareGeneral Principles in Older Adults: Hazards of HospitalizationSuccessful Models of CareApproach to the Hospitalized Older AdultTherapyPreventionTransitioning from Hospital to Home17. Perioperative Care in Older Surgical PatientsGeneral Principles in Older AdultsSurgical Risk in the Older AdultClinical CareModels of Surgical Care18. Long-Term Care, Nursing Home, & RehabilitationGeneral Principles in Older AdultsLong-Term Care in the CommunityInstitutional Long-Term CareHospice and End-of-Life Care19. Home-Based CarePreventive Home Care/ Geriatric AssessmentMedical House CallsPosthospitalization Case Management & Transitional Care ModelsHome RehabilitationHospital at HomeEligibility RequirementsPayment DenialsInnovations in Care DeliveryMedicaidArea Agencies on AgingPostacute Hospitalization & Home Rehabilitation CareHome Care & AssessmentsHouse Calls & Home-Based Primary Care20. The Aging TravelerGeneral Principles in Older AdultsOverview of Travel ProblemsRisk of Venous Thromboembolism Due to TravelResources About Travel RisksShip TravelAir TravelSection III. Common Conditions in Geriatrics21. Delirium22. Cognitive Impairment & Dementia23. Cerebrovascular Disease24. Parkinson Disease & Essential TremorParkinson DiseaseEssential Tremor25. Falls & Mobility Disorders26. Osteoarthritis27. Osteoporosis & Hip Fractures28. Coronary DiseaseAcute Coronary SyndromeChronic Coronary Heart Disease29. Heart Failure & Heart Rhythm DisordersHeart FailureBradyarrhythmiasTachyarrhythmias-Atrial Fibrillation & Atrial FlutterVentricular Arrhythmias30. Hypertension31. Valvular DiseaseAortic StenosisAortic InsufficiencyMitral StenosisMitral Regurgitation32. Peripheral Arterial Disease & Venous ThromboembolismPeripheral Arterial DiseaseVenous Thromboembolism33. Chronic Venous Insufficiency & LymphedemaChronic Venous InsufficiencyLymphedema34. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease35. Gastrointestinal & Abdominal ComplaintsGastroesophageal Reflux DiseaseDysphagiaMotility DisordersPeptic Ulcer DiseaseDyspepsiaDiarrheaDiverticular DiseaseInflammatory Bowel DiseaseFecal IncontinenceColonic IschemiaAbdominal Pain36. Constipation37. Fluid & Electrolyte AbnormalitiesHyponatremiaHypernatremiaPotassium DisordersHypokalemiaHyperkalemiaNocturnal Polyuria38. Chronic Kidney Disease39. Urinary Incontinence40. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia & Prostate CancerBenign Prostatic HyperplasiaProstate Cancer41. Thyroid, Parathyroid, & Adrenal Gland DisordersSubclinical HypothyroidismSubclinical HyperthyroidismHypothyroidismMyxedema ComaHyperthyroidismNodular Thyroid Disease & NeoplasiaAcute Adrenal InsufficiencyCushing SyndromeHyperparathyroidism42. Diabetes43. Anemia44. Common CancersBreast CancerLung CancerColorectal CancerPancreatic CancerOvarian CancerLeukemiaLymphoma45. Depression & Other Mental Health IssuesDepressionSuicideBipolar DisorderAnxiety & Stress DisordersSchizophrenia & Psychotic Disorders46. Sexual Health & Dysfunction47. Common InfectionsUrinary Tract InfectionsRespiratory Tract InfectionsGastrointestinal InfectionsSkin and Soft-Tissue InfectionsProsthetic Joint Infections and OsteomyelitisHIV/AIDS48. Pressure Ulcers49. Common Skin DisordersSeborrheic KeratosisEpidermal Inclusion CystWarts (Verruca Vulgaris & Verruca Plantaris)OnychomycosisDry Skin, Pruritus, & Asteatotic DermatitisSeborrheic DermatitisStasis DermatitisPsoriasisRosaceaContact DermatitisDrug Eruption (Morbilliform)Herpes ZosterScabiesBullous PemphigoidActinic KeratosisBasal Cell CarcinomaSquamous Cell CarcinomaMelanoma50. Sleep DisordersInsomniaSleep ApneaPeriodic Limb Movement During Sleep & Restless Legs SyndromeNarcolepsyCircadian Rhythm Sleep DisordersREM Behavior DisorderSleep Problems in Special Populations51. Oral Diseases & DisordersSection IV. Common Clinical Scenarios in Geriatrics52. Evaluating Confusion in Older Adults53. Addressing Polypharmacy & Improving Medication Adherence in Older AdultsProblems Caused by PolypharmacyUnprescribing: Intervening to Reduce PolypharmacyAdherence54. Managing Persistent Pain in Older Adults55. Considering Anticoagulation in Older AdultsAvailable Classes of Anticoagulant TherapyManagement of Bleeding in Older Patients on Anticoagulants56. Assessing Antiaging Therapies for Older AdultsAntiaging TherapiesEthical and Legal Issues with Antiaging Therapies57. Considering Complementary & Alternative Medicines for Older AdultsMassage and Chiropractic TherapyHerbs & SupplementsOther Forms of Alternative or Complementary Medicine58. Managing Misuse of Alcohol & Psychoactive Prescription Medications in Older AdultsHealth Risks Associated with Hazardous and Harmful Use in Older AdultsPsychoactive MedicationsDefinitions to Guide Screening and InterventionsBrief Interventions59. Assessing Older Adults for Syncope Following a FallGeneral Approach to the Patient with Falls or SyncopeHow Falls and Syncope OverlapWhen to Consider Syncope as a Cause of FallsCommon Diagnostic Categories to Consider60. Treating Headaches in Older Adults61. Managing Vision Impairment in Older AdultsNormal Changes in the Aging EyeCataractsAge-Related Macular DegenerationDiabetic RetinopathyGlaucomaSystemic Medications and GlaucomaVisual Symptoms Indicating Need for Urgent Referral to an Eye-Care Specialist62. Managing Hearing Impairment in Older Adults63. Addressing Chest Pain in Older Adults64. Addressing Dyspnea in Older Adults65. Managing Joint Pain in Older AdultsGoutCalcium Pyrophosphate Crystal DiseasePolymyalgia Rheumatica66. Managing Back Pain in Older Adults67. Determining the Appropriate Use of Exercise for Older Adults68. Defining Adequate Nutrition for Older Adults69. Helping Older Adults with Low Health LiteracyUnique Health Literacy Considerations in Older AdultsScreeningClear Health Communication StrategiesSystems Approaches70. Understanding the Effects of Homelessness and Housing Instability on Older AdultsPathways to Homelessness Among Older AdultsStrategies to Prevent Homelessness Among Older AdultsHealth Status of Older Homeless AdultsInteraction Between Health Status and EnvironmentConclusions & Next Steps71. Understanding the Effects of Criminal Justice Involvement on Older AdultsEpidemiologyThe Clinical Encounter72. Detecting, Assessing, & Responding to Elder Mistreatment73. Meeting the Unique Needs of LGBT Older AdultsDefinitionsHealth Issues for LGBT Older AdultsBiopsychosocial Aspects of CareConclusionSection V. Broadening Clinical Practice74. Applying Evidence-Based Medicine to Older PatientsThe Challenges with Current EvidenceApplying the Evidence to Your Older Patients75. International Perspectives in Geriatric CareChallenges for the Future of China's Aging Population76. Public Policy Intersecting with an Aging SocietyThree Spheres of Aging with Dignity and IndependenceKey Programs and Services for Older AdultsOpportunities in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care ActWhere Do We Go from Here?Index
Series Title: A Lange medical book
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