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Title Hazzard's geriatric medicine and gerontology [electronic resource].
Publication Info. New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, c2009.
Edition 6th ed. / editors, Jeffrey B. Halter ... [et al.].
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Description xxviii, 1,634 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Series Access Medicine
Note Rev. ed. of: Principles of geriatric medicine and gerontology / editors, William R. Hazzard ... [et al.]. 5th ed. c2003.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Biology of aging and longevity -- Genetics of age-dependent human disease -- Immunology and aging -- Inflammation and aging -- Demography and epidemiology -- International gerontology -- Psychosocial aspects of aging -- General principles of pharmacology -- Preventive gerontology: strategies for optimizing health across the life span -- Evaluation, management, and decision making with the older patient -- Principles of geriatric assessment -- Mental status and neurological examination in older adults -- Assessment of decisional capacity and competencies -- Principles of screening in older adults -- Health care system -- Transitions -- Acute hospital care -- Emergency department care -- Critical care -- Subacute care -- Nursing facility care -- Community-based long-term care and home care -- Rural aging -- Appropriate approach to prescribing -- Complementary and alernative medicine -- Team care -- Social work -- Self-management of health behavior in geriatric medicine -- Rehabilitation -- Pain management -- Palliative care -- Legal issues -- Spirituality -- Ethical issues -- Perioperative evaluation and management -- Anesthesia -- Surgical outcomes -- Nutrition and aging -- Weight and age: paradoxes and conundrums -- Malnutrition and enteral/parenteral alimentation -- Disorders of swallowing -- Oral cavity -- Assessment and rehabilitation of older adults with low vision -- Age-related changes in the auditory system -- Sex and gender across the human life span -- Menopause and midlife health changes -- Sexuality, sexual function, and the aging woman -- Gynecologic disorders -- Sexuality, sexual function, androgen therapy, and the aging male -- Benign prostate disorders -- Aging and homeostatic regulation -- Frailty -- Delirium -- Falls -- Sleep disorders -- Dizziness -- Syncope -- Pressure ulcers -- Incontinence -- Elder mistreatment -- Cellular and neurochemical aspects of the aging human brain -- Cognitive changes associated with normal and pathological aging -- Psychoactive drug therapy -- Cerebrovascular disease -- Dementia including Alzheimer's disease.
Parkinson's disease and related disorders -- Other neurodegenerative disorders -- Traumatic brain injury -- Epilepsy -- Late-life mood disorders -- Schizophrenia -- General topics in geriatric psychiatry -- Management of agitation in dementia -- Effects of aging on cardiovascular structure and function -- Aging and atherosclerosis -- Coronary heart disease -- Valvular heart disease -- Heart failure -- Cardiac arrhythmias -- Peripheral vascular disease -- Hypertension -- Aging of the respiratory system -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Diffuse parenchymal lung disease -- Changes in kidney function -- Renal disease -- End-stage renal disease -- Disorders of fluid balance -- Effect of aging on gastrointestinal function -- Hepatic, biliary, and pancreatic disease -- Upper gastrointestinal disorders -- Common large intestinal disorders -- Constipation -- Oncology and aging: general principles -- Breast disease -- Prostate cancer -- Lung cancer -- Gastrointestinal malignancies -- Intracranial neoplasms -- Skin cancer -- Aging of the hematopoietic system -- Anemia -- White cell disorders -- Non-Hodgkin's and Hodgkin's lymphomas and myeloma -- Thrombosis -- Hemorrhagic disorders -- Aging of the endocrine system and selected endocrine disorders -- Thyroid diseases -- Diabetes mellitus -- Dyslipoproteinemia -- Hyperparathyroidism and Paget's disease of bone -- Aging of the muscles and joints -- Biomechanics of mobility -- Exercise: physiologic and functional effects -- Mobility -- Osteoarthritis -- Osteoporosis -- Hip fractures -- Myopathy, polymyalgia rheumatica, and temporal arteritis -- Rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases -- Back pain and spinal stenosis -- Primary considerations in managing the older patient with foot problems -- Fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndromes -- Infection in the elderly -- General principles of antimicrobial selection -- Pneumonia -- Urinary tract infections -- Human immunodeficiency virus infection -- Herpes zoster -- Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus.
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Subject Geriatrics.
Gerontology.
Geriatrics.
Health Services for the Aged.
Added Author Hazzard, William R., 1936-
Halter, Jeffrey B.
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Added Title Geriatric medicine and gerontology
Principles of geriatric medicine and gerontology.
ISBN 9780071488723 (alk. paper)
0071488723 (alk. paper)
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