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Title Geriatrics / [edited by] Kevin M. Means, Patrick M. Kortebein.

Publication Info. New York : Demos Medical Pub., [2013]
2013

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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st edition.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 265 pages) : illustrations (some color)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file rda
Series Rehabilitation medicine quick reference
Rehabilitation medicine quick reference.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I Assessment and aging -- Aging: theories and epidemiology -- Age-related changes: Bone -- Age-related changes: cardiovascular -- Age-related changes: central nervous system and cognitive -- Age-related changes: gastrointestinal -- Age-related changes: hearing and vestibular -- Age-related changes: muscular -- Age-related changes: posture and balance -- Age-related changes: pulmonary -- Age-related changes: renal -- Age-related changes: sensory -- Age-related changes: skin -- Age-related changes: visual -- Decision making -- History -- Examination: cognitive -- Examination: musculoskeletal -- Examination: neurologic -- Electrodiagnosis: nerve conduction studies -- Electrodiagnosis: the needle exam -- electromyography -- Evaluation of balance and mobility -- Evaluation of depression -- Evaluation of function -- Evaluation of osteoporosis: detection of significant bone loss -- II organ system diseases and disorders -- Anemia -- Blood disorders -- Cancer -- Cardiovascular: amputation -- Cardiovascular: peripheral arterial disease -- Cardiovascular: syncope and orthostatic hypotension -- Cardiovascular: thromboembolic disease -- Depression -- Diabetes mellitus -- Diabetes: the diabetic foot -- Functional decline: deconditioning -- Functional decline: frailty -- Functional decline: sarcopenia -- Gastrointestinal: constipation -- Gastrointestinal: fecal incontinence -- Musculoskeletal: arthritis of the ankle and hind foot -- Musculoskeletal: arthritis of the thumb, fingers, and wrist -- Musculoskeletal: dupuytren's contractures and trigger finger -- musculoskeletal: hip fracture -- Musculoskeletal: joint replacement -- Musculoskeletal: low back pain -- Musculoskeletal: neck pain -- Musculoskeletal: osteoarthritis -- Musculoskeletal: osteoporosis and vertebral fractures -- Musculoskeletal: posterior tibial tendon dysfunction -- Musculoskeletal: shoulder -- Musculoskeletal: spinal stenosis -- Neurologic: Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders -- Neurologic: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other neuromuscular disorders -- Neurologic: balance disorders -- Neurologic: carpal tunnel syndrome -- Neurologic: charcot foot -- Neurologic: Delirium -- Neurologic: Dizziness and vertigo -- Neurologic: dysphagia -- Neurologic: falls -- Neurologic: gait disorders -- Neurologic: homonymous hemianopsia -- Neurologic: Parkinson's disease -- Neurologic: Parkinson's disease -- postural instability, freezing, and falls -- Neurologic: spinal cord injury -- Neurologic: stroke -- Neurologic: traumatic brain injury -- Rheumatologic: fibromyalgia -- Rheumatologic: giant cell arteritis -- Rheumatologic: polymyalgia rheumatica -- Skin: pressure sores -- Skin: the problem wound -- Special senses: hearing -- Special senses: vision -- cataracts -- Special senses: vision -- general -- Special senses: vision -- glaucoma -- Special senses: vision -- macular degeneration -- Urinary incontinence -- III Special topics -- Aging with a developmental disability -- Aging with a spinal cord injury -- Alternative medicine -- Driving evaluation -- Ethics -- Exercise -- home and environmental modifications -- Medicolegal concerns -- Pain management -- Pharmacology: general -- Pharmacology: management of polypharmacy -- Prescription writing: drugs and therapy -- Rehabilitation settings: evaluation for postacute rehabilitation -- Rehabilitation settings: home health care -- Rehabilitation settings: inpatient rehabilitation, acute -- Rehabilitation settings: long-term acute care hospital and adult day care -- Rehabilitation settings: subacute rehabilitation -- Rehabilitation settings: palliative care -- End-of-life care.
Summary Designed for the busy practitioner, Geriatrics presents 97 alphabetically arranged topics covering all major concerns in geriatric rehabilitation ranging from age-related changes to end-of-life care. The first section reviews topics related to normal aging and assessment methods to measure systemic changes. The second section addresses common aging-associated diseases and disorders affecting relevant organ systems, including neurologic, musculoskeletal, rheumatologic, and cardiovascular problems and other key concerns such as functional decline, incontinence, and visual impairments. The last section highlights special considerations such as aging with a developmental disability, exercise, pain management, polypharmacy, and rehabilitation in various healthcare settings. Taken together, the book catalogs the broad range of functional issues endemic in the elderly population and offers a quick reference guide for rehabilitation professionals providing high-quality clinical care to older patients.
Note Print version record.
Subject Geriatrics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Older people -- Rehabilitation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Older people -- Diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Aging -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Geriatrics.
Aging -- physiology.
MEDICAL -- Geriatrics.
MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Gerontology.
Aging. (OCoLC)fst00800293
Geriatrics. (OCoLC)fst00941257
Older people -- Diseases. (OCoLC)fst01199100
Older people -- Rehabilitation. (OCoLC)fst01751883
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Handbook.
Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Added Author Means, Kevin M., editor.
Kortebein, Patrick M., editor.
Other Form: Print version: Means, Kevin. Geriatrics : RMQR. New York : Demos Medical Publishing, 2012 9781936287093
ISBN 9781617050305 (electronic bk.)
161705030X (electronic bk.)
1936287099 (hbk.)
9781936287093
9781936287093
Standard No. AU@ 000050371357
AU@ 000062354816
DEBBG BV041048845
DEBBG BV042792356
DEBSZ 431193053
DEBSZ 449315436
DEBSZ 472759752

 
    
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