Update In The Medical Management Of The Long Term Care Patient An Issue Of Clinics In Geriatric Medicine E Book

Author: Miguel A. Paniagua
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455712450
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This issue brings the geriatrician up to date on topics in Longer-Term-Care such as: Doing Dementia Better: Anthropological Insights, Update on teaching in the Long-Term Care Setting, Pneumonia in the Long-Term Resident, Palliative Care for Patients with Dementia in Long Term Care, Urinary Tract Infections in Long-Term Care Residents, and Nausea and Other Non-Pain Symptoms in Long-term Care.

Successful Aging An Issue Of Clinics In Geriatric Medicine E Book

Author: Vincent Morelli
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455709336
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This issue provides a unique perspective on the topic of Successful Aging whcih will cover article topics such as: Normal Aging: Theories, Aging and Disease Prevention, Aging, hormones and hormone replacement, Aging and Diet, Aging and the Effects of Vitamins and Supplements, Aging and Toxins, Aging and the Preservation of Neurologic Function, Aging and the Psychological Outlook, Aging and Exercise, State of the Art "Anti Aging Centers" Around the World, and Interviews, anecdotes and wisdom from centurions in the US.

Polypharmacy An Issue Of Clinics In Geriatric Medicine E Book

Author: Holly Holmes
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455744042
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With the use of multiple medications in the elderly patient comes the risk of drug-related problems. This issue covers polypharmacy in the elderly patient with topics that include: The Interplay between Polypharmacy, Geriatric Conditions, and Adverse Drug Reactions, Factors Leading to Excessive Polypharmacy, Clinical Practice Guidelines for Chronic Diseases and How They Contribute to Polypharmacy, Polypharmacy in Nursing Home Residents, Psychotropic Polypharmacy, Deprescribing Trials: Methods to Reduce Polypharmacy and the Impact on Prescribing and Clinical Outcomes, Ethical Framework for Medication Discontinuation in Nursing Home Residents with Limited Life Expectancy, Pharmacokinetics in the Elderly and the Interaction with Polypharmacy, Medication Adherence to Multi-drug Regimens, Improvements in Electronic Prescribing to Reduce Inappropriate Medication Use and Polypharmacy, and Tools to Decrease Polypharmacy.

Geriatric Psychiatry An Issue Of Clinics In Geratric Medicine

Author: Soo Borson
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323320317
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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Dr. Soo Borson, is devoted to Geriatric Psychiatry. Articles in this issue include: Diagnosis; Providing high quality care for dementia patients and family caregivers; Common psychiatric problems in cognitively impaired patients – causes and management; Partnering with family caregivers; Palliation and end of life care; Geriatric depression; Treatment for depression and evaluating response; Post-traumatic stress in older adults; Sleep disorders; Substance Abuse; Suicide; and Mental Health Services for Older Adults.

Osteoarthritis An Issue Of Clinics In Geriatric Medicine E Book

Author: David J. Hunter
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455700339
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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, Guest Edited by David Hunter, MD, will feature such article topics as: Epidemiology of Osteoarthritis; Age-Related Changes in the Musculoskeletal System and the Development of Osteoarthritis; The Contribution of Osteoarthritis to Disability; Etiology and Assessment of Disability in Older Adults; Quality of Osteoarthritis Care for Community-Dwelling Older Adults; Contextualizing Osteoarthritis Care and the Reasons for the Gap Between Evidence and Practice; Transforming Osteoarthritis Care in an Era of Health Care Reform; Strength Training in Older Adults: the Benefits for Osteoarthritis, Diet and Exercise in Older Obese Adults with Osteoarthritis; Device Use: Braces, Walking aids and orthotics; Pharmacologic Intervention for Osteoarthritis in Older Adults; Surgery in Older Adults with Osteoarthritis.

Geriatric Medicine An Issue Of Medical Clinics Of North America E Book

Author: John E. Morley
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455712418
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With the projected shortage of geriatricians over the next many years, it is essential for every internist and primary care physician to be equipped with the most current information and clinical skills for the treatment of older adults. This edition of Medical Clinics of North America brings the reader up to date on important issues in geriatrics including the following: treatment strategies for sarcopenia and frailty; congestive heart failure; revitalizing the aged brain; nutritional strategies for aging successfully; falls, osteoporosis and hip fractures; late-life Hypogonadism; hypertension in older persons; incontinence; delirium; weight loss; nursing homes and the physician; and diabetes and insulin resistance in older persons.

Updates In Geriatric Nephrology An Issue Of Clinics In Geriatric Medicine

Author: Edgar V. Lerma
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323186238
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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine features expert clinical reviews on Renal Disease in Older Adults which includes current information on topics such as Anatomic/ Physiological Changes with Aging, Acute Kidney Injury in Older Adults, Electrolyte Problems in Older Adults, Glomerular Disease in Older Adults, Hypertension in Older Adults, Chronic Kidney Disease in Older Adults, End-stage Renal Disease in Older Adults, Decision Making in the Older Adult Patient with Advanced Kidney Disease, Obstructive Uropathy in Older Adults, Drug Dosing, Transplantation in Older Adults, and Slowing the Aging Process.

Gastroenterology An Issue Of Clinics In Geratric Medicine

Author: Seymour Katz
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323280838
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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Seymour Katz, MD, is devoted to Gastroenterology. Articles in this outstanding issue include Constipation: Understanding Mechanisms and Management; Vaccination status/Prophylaxis with GI Diseases; Reflux and Acid Peptic Diseases in Elderly; Anorectal Physiology/Pathophysiology in Elderly; Endoscopic Challenges; Colorectal Cancer of Elderly; Pancreatic Disease; GI Drug Interactions; Microscopic/Collagenous Colitis; Hepatitis B and C; IBD of the Elderly; Imaging Techniques in GI Diseases of Elderly; Dysphagia/Swallowing disorders of Elderly; and Clostridium difficile infection in the elderly.

Cardiac Rhythm Disorders In Older Adults An Issue Of Clinics In Geriatric Medicine E Book

Author: Michael W. Rich
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455747564
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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine focuses on the pharmacological, non-pharmacological, and device therapies in the medical management of cardiac rhythm disorders in the elderly population. It also reviews the epidemiology of arrhythmias and conduction disorders in older adults, atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter: stroke prevention, bradyarrhythmias and conduction disorders, and comorbidities, quality of life, and end-of-life issues in older patients with heart rhythm disorders.

Fragility Fractures An Issue Of Clinics In Geriatric Medicine

Author: Daniel A Mendelson
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323266576
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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine is centered on the management of the geriatric fragility fracture patient. This issue features expert clinical reviews on topics such as Principles of comanagement, Lean business model and implementation of a Geriatric Fracture Center, Preoperative optimization and risk assessment, Preoperative reversal and management of anticoagulation and antiplatelet agents, Classification and surgical approach to hip fractures for non-surgeons, Special anesthetic consideration for the fragility fracture patient, Non-surgical management and palliation of fragility fractures, and Management of post-operative complications including Delerium, Anemia, Venous thromboembolism, and Cardiovascular disease and volume management. Also included are articles on Transitions in care and rehabilitation, Osteoporosis related secondary fracture prevention, Post-operative assessment of falls risk and prevention, and Fragility fractures requiring special consideration.