Reichel's care of the elderly : clinical aspects of aging [E-Book] / editors-in-chief, Jan Busby-Whitehead, Christine Arenson ; editors, Samuel C. Durso, Daniel Swagerty, Laura Mosqueda, Maria Fiatarone Singh ; editor emeritus, William Reichel.
Busby-Whitehead, Jan, (editor)
Reichel, William,
Seventh edition.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016
1 online resource (xx, 847 pages)
Cambridge medicine
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Part I. General Approach to Care of the Elderly: 1. Essential principles in care of the elderly; 2. The biology of aging; 3. Comprehensive geriatric assessment; 4. Prevention and screening; 5. Appropriate use of medications in the elderly; 6. Healthy aging: exercise and nutrition as medicine for older adults; Part II. Geriatric Syndromes: 7. Frailty; 8. Gait impairment and falls; 9. Evaluation and management of dizziness; 10. Evaluation and management of dementia; 11. Recognition, management and prevention of delirium; Part III. Care of the Elderly by Organ System: 12. Diagnosis and management of heart disease in the elderly; 13. Hypertension in the elderly; 14. Peripheral artery disease in the elderly; 15. Neurologic problems in the elderly; 16. Prevention, diagnosis and management of stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) in the elderly; 17. Movement disorders in the elderly; 18. Sleep disorders in the elderly; 19. Clinical geropsychiatry; 20. Unhealthy substance use in older adults; 21. Pulmonary issues in the elderly; 22. Gastrointestinal disease in the elderly; 23. Serious infections in the elderly; 24. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the elderly; 25. Renal disorders in the elderly; 26. Urological issues in older adults; 27. Urinary incontinence and fecal incontinence; 28. Gynecologic issues in the elderly; 29. Endocrine disorders in the elderly; 30. Diabetes mellitus in the older adult; 31. Lipid management in older patients; 32. Osteoporosis and other metabolic bone disorders; 33. Common rheumatologic diseases in the elderly; 34. Musculoskeletal injuries in the elderly; 35. Dermatologic conditions in the elderly; 36. Pressure ulcers: practical considerations in prevention and treatment; 37. Anemia and other hematological problems in the elderly; 38. Cancer in the elderly; 39. Eye problems of the aged; 40. Geriatric otolaryngology; 41. Dental care for the elderly patient; 42. Foot health in the elderly; Part IV. Principles of Care for the Elderly: 43. Surgical care of the elderly; 44. Rehabilitation in the elderly; 45. Geriatric sexuality; 46. Aging in adults with intellectual disabilities and severe and persistent mental illness; 47. Community-based long-term care; 48. Post-acute care and institutional long-term care; 49. Palliative and end of life care; 50. The mistreatment of older adults; 51. Driving and the older adult; 52. Integrative medicine in the care of the elderly; 53. Implications of an aging society; 54. Retirement: a contemporary perspective; 55. Cultural competence and health literacy; 56. Caregiving; 57. Performance improvement in a changing health care system; 58. Health care organization and financing; 59. Advance care planning: using values and orders in end-of-life care; 60. Ethical decision-making in the care of the elderly.