Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine Third Edition

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Autore: Bowker, Price, Shah, Smith
Editore: Oxford University Press
Anno: 2019
Pagine: 735
ISBN: 9780198738381
Prezzo: 45,00€
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This new edition of the Oxford Handbook in Geriatric Medicine has been expanded and updated to reflect the substantial changes in clinical practice since the previous edition, including the Francis report and the impact on care for the older patient, the National Dementia Strategy and screening, and the evolution of the role of Geriatricians in other specialities. It includes new material on risk scoring management of TIA, and a new chapter on the older surgical patient.

With an ageing population, geriatric medicine is increasingly central to emergency and internal medicine in hospital settings and in general practice. Diseases are more common in the older person, and can be particularly difficult to assess and to treat effectively in a field that has limited evidence, yet makes up a substantial proportion of the work of most clinicians. Using clinical vignettes and how-to boxes to provide practical advice on common problems, this is a practical, accessible, and essential handbook for all medical staff who manage older patients.

1: Ageing
2: Organizing geriatric services
3: Clinical assessment of older people
4: Rehabilitation
5: Falls and funny turns
6: Drugs
7: Neurology
8: Stroke
9: Psychiatry
10: Cardiovascular
11: Chest medicine
12: Gastroenterology
13: Renal medicine
14: Homeostasis
15: Endocrinology
16: Haematology
17: Musculoskeletal system
18: Pressure injuries
19: Genitourinary medicine
20: Incontinence
21: Ears
22: Eyes
23: Skin
24: Infection and immunity
25: Malignancy
26: Death and dying
27: Ethics
28: Finances
29: Peri-operative Medicine

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