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Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine.

Author: Alan A Sinclair; John Pathy; John E Morley; Bruno Vellas
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Now in its fifth edition, this comprehensive textbook of geriatric medical practice provides up-to-date, evidence-based, and practical information about all the major medical problems of aging citizens. Containing 41 new chapters covering new infections, treatments, approaches to care, and end of life care, Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine includes expanded sections on acute stroke, dementia,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handboeken (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sinclair, Alan A.
Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan A Sinclair; John Pathy; John E Morley; Bruno Vellas
ISBN: 9781119952947 1119952948
OCLC Number: 782879136
Notes: 71 Delirium.
Description: 1 online resource (1948 pages)
Contents: Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine -Volume 1; Contents; About the Editors; List of Contributors; Preface to the Fourth Edition; Preface to the Fifth Edition; Foreword; Introduction: Historical perspectives; Part 1 Ageing: Biological, Social and Community Perspectives; 1 A biological perspective of ageing; 2 The demography of ageing; 3 The physiology of ageing; 4 Psychological aspects of ageing; 5 Ageing of the brain; 6 Epidemiology of ageing and disability; 7 Social and community aspects of ageing; 8 The developmental origins of ageing; 9 Sexuality and ageing. 10 Physical fitness and exercise11 Health literacy and cultural sensitivity; Part 2 Medicine and Prescribing in Old Age; 12 Preventive geriatrics; 13 Polypharmacy; 14 Patient safety; Section 1 Eating Disorders and Nutritional Health; 15 Epidemiology of nutrition and ageing; 16 The anorexia of ageing; 17 Weight loss; 18 Dehydration; 19 Vitamins and minerals; 20 Obesity; Section 2 Gastro Disorders; 21 Changes in gastrointestinal motor and sensory function associated with ageing; 22 Gastrointestinal bleeding; 23 Liver and gall bladder; 24 Sphincter function; 25 Constipation. 26 Management of diarrhoea27 Diseases of the pancreas; Section 3 Haematological Disorders; 28 Anaemia; 29 Disorders of haemostasis; 30 Disseminated intravascular coagulation; 31 Anticoagulants; 32 Myelodysplasia; 33 Management of myelodysplastic syndromes and acute leukaemia; Section 4 Cardiovascular Diseases and Health; 34 Epidemiology of heart disease; 35 Cardiac ageing and systemic disorders; 36 Arrhythmias; 37 Ischaemic heart disease; 38 Lipid management; 39 Hypotension; 40 Hypertension; 41 Heart failure; 42 Cardiac surgery; 43 Peripheral arterial disease; 44 Venous thromboembolism. 45 Cardiac rehabilitation; Section 5 Respiratory Diseases; 46 Epidemiology of respiratory infection; 47 Pneumonia; 48 Aspiration pneumonia; 49 Interstitial lung disease and lung cancer; 50 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma; 51 Pulmonary hypertension; 52 Pulmonary rehabilitation; Section 6 CNS Disorders; 53 Neurological signs of ageing; 54 Sleep apnoea and sleep disorders; 55 Headache; 56 Normal pressure hydrocephalus; 57 Acute stroke care and management of carotid artery stenosis; 58 Stroke and stroke rehabilitation; 59 Communication disorders and dysphagia. 60 Acute and chronic subdural haematoma61 Epilepsy; 62 Syncope and non-epileptic attacks; 63 Parkinson's disease; 64 Non-parkinsonian movement disorders; 65 Diabetic neuropathy; 66 Disorders of the neuromuscular junction; 67 Muscle disorders; 68 Motor neurone disease; 69 Control of chronic pain; 70 Multiple sclerosis; Appendix Function assessment scales; Index; Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine -Volume 2; Contents; About the Editors; List of Contributors; Preface to the Fourth Edition; Preface to the Fifth Edition; Foreword; Section 7 Dementia and Cognitive Disorders.

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Now in its fifth edition, this comprehensive textbook of geriatric medical practice provides up-to-date, evidence-based, and practical information about all the major medical problems of aging citizens. Containing 41 new chapters covering new infections, treatments, approaches to care, and end of life care, Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine includes expanded sections on acute stroke, dementia, cardiovascular disease and health, respiratory diseases, and training. To capture an international perspective this new text has contributions from a global editorial team.

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