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Current Diagnosis And Treatment: Geriatrics 3rd 2020

Walter & Chang

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 ISBN: 9781260457087
 Edition: 3rd
 Format: Paperback

AU $151.26 

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The definitive guide to safe, effective care of older adultsupdated with important new content and streamlined for quick access.Covers the complete range of topics in geriatric care, including theory and fundamentals, assessment, conditions, diseases, symptoms, policies, and societal issues that affect older patients. Provides a framework for using the functional and cognitive status, prognosis, and social context of patients to guide diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions. Delivers essential information on important topics such as delirium, cognitive impairment, dementia, falls and mobility disorders, Parkinson disease and other movement disorders, sleep disorders, and arthritisIncludes guidance on care in all settings clinic, home, hospital, and long-term care, as well as pre- and post-operative settings. New content on technology to enhance geriatric care, caregiving support, the unique needs of older immigrants, Medicare and Medicaid, legal issues and conservatorship, aid in dying, assisted living care, short-stay rehabilitation, prostate cancer, marijuana use, syncope, and driving safety.