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Title Geriatric medicine / edited by Margot Gosney, Adam Harper, Simon Conroy.

Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Oxford desk reference
Oxford desk reference series.
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary An evidence-based guide for both trainees and consultants in geriatric medicine and those interested in geriatric medicine. Designed in line with the core Royal College curriculum, it looks at the issues seen in everyday geriatric medicine practice across the world.
Contents 1. What is geriatric medicine -- 2. Comprehensive geriatric assessment -- 3. Prescribing in older people -- 4. Acute illness overview -- 5. Cardiovascular -- 6. Respiratory -- 7. Gastrointestinal -- 8. Endocrine and metabolic -- 9. Renal -- 10. Musculoskeletal problems -- 11. Infections -- 12. Psychiatric -- 13. Neurology -- 14. Chronic disease and disability -- 15. Rehabilitation -- 16. Systems of care in older people -- 17. Long-term care -- 18. Falls and fall prevention -- 19. Palliative care -- 20. Orthogeriatrics -- 21. Stroke and transient ischaemic attack -- 22. Skin problems: acute and chronic -- 23. Leg ulcers and pressure ulceration -- 24. Cancer in old age -- 25. Elder abuse -- 26. Gerontechnology -- 27. Role of the multidisciplinary team
1. What is geriatric medicine -- The epidemiology of ageing -- The global perspective -- The history of geriatric medicine -- The major influences in geriatric medicine -- What makes geriatric medicine different? -- The concept of frailty -- Evidence-based medicine for older people -- 2. Comprehensive geriatric assessment -- Assessment of physical activity -- Cognitive function assessment -- Assessment of nutrition -- Assessment of urinary incontinence -- Assessing fitness to drive -- Preoperative assessment of older people -- 3. Prescribing in older people -- Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics -- Medication review and evidence-based prescribing -- Drug development in older people -- Adverse drug reactions including drug interactions -- 4. Acute illness overview -- The frail older person in the emergency department -- Acute care and frail older people -- 5. Cardiovascular -- Cardiac physiology in old age -- Cardiac investigations -- Hypertension in old age -- Pulmonary oedema -- Left ventricular systolic dysfunction -- Right ventricular dysfunction -- Systolic versus diastolic dysfunction -- Tachyarrhythmias -- Bradyarrhythmias -- Angina -- Acute myocardial infarction -- Indications for cardiac pacing -- Valvular heart disease -- Cardiac rehabilitation -- 6. Respiratory -- Respiratory physiology in old age -- Respiratory investigations -- Asthma -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Pneumonia -- Tuberculosis -- Pulmonary embolism -- Pulmonary rehabilitation -- Lung cancer -- 7. Gastrointestinal -- Oral hygiene in older people -- Gastrointestinal physiology in older age -- Gastrointestinal investigations -- Teeth and dentures -- Dysphagia -- Liver disease -- Nutrition and nutritional intervention -- Coeliac disease in older people -- Gastrointestinal bleeding -- Gastrointestinal cancer -- 8. Endocrine and metabolic -- Endocrine physiology in old age -- Endocrine investigations -- Diabetes in old age -- Thyroid disease -- Hyponatraemia and hypernatraemia -- Hypercalcaemia -- Sex hormones in older people -- Hypokalaemia -- 9. Renal -- Renal physiology in old age -- Renal investigations in older adults -- Acute kidney injury -- Chronic kidney disease -- Urinary tract infections -- Lower urinary tract symptoms in elderly men -- 10. Musculoskeletal problems -- Osteoarthritis -- Gout -- Rheumatoid arthritis -- The swollen joint -- Pathology of polymyalgia rheumatica -- Clinical features, diagnosis and management of polymyalgia rheumatica -- Pathology of giant cell arteritis -- Diagnosis and management of giant cell arteritis -- Feet -- 11. Infections -- Fever of unknown origin -- HIV in older people -- Clostridium difficile diarrhoea: a geriatric syndrome -- 12. Psychiatric -- Dementia -- Delirium -- Anxiety -- Depression -- Sleep problems -- Capacity assessment
13. Neurology -- Epilepsy in older people -- Functional neurological syndromes -- Parkinson's disease: diagnosis, differential diagnosis, and prognosis -- Parkinson's disease: treatment -- Parkinson's disease: non motor symptoms -- Living with Parkinson's disease -- Parkinson's plus syndromes -- Benign essential tremor -- Hemiballismus: medical management -- Huntington's disease -- Neurological investigations -- 14. Chronic disease and disability -- Faecal incontinence in older people -- Urinary incontinence -- Impaired vision: anatomy and physiology of vision -- Investigation of sudden and chronic visual loss -- Cataract -- Glaucoma -- Age-related macular degeneration -- Registration of visual impairment -- Psychosocial support for visual loss -- Aids, appliances, and adaptations -- Impaired hearing: anatomy and physiology of hearing -- Investigation of hearing loss -- Causes of hearing loss -- Hearing aids: helping your patient adapt to their use -- Hearing aids and their problems: a practical guide -- 15. Rehabilitation -- What is rehabilitation? -- Who should receive rehabilitation? -- Models of rehabilitation -- Evidence base and cost-effectiveness of rehabilitation -- Rehabilitation goals -- Physiotherapy -- Occupational therapy -- Aids and appliances -- Speech and language therapy -- 16. Systems of care in older people -- Systems of care for older people in hospital -- Case management -- Primary care perspective -- Discharge planning -- Intermediate care -- Community geriatrics -- The domiciliary consultation -- 17. Long-term care -- The medicine of care homes and specialist housing -- Geriatricians and continuing care -- 18. Falls and fall prevention -- Prevalence of falls and injuries -- Aetiology of falls -- Investigation of falls -- Management of falls -- Falls in the cognitively impaired -- Falls in the care home population -- Fear of falling -- 19. Palliative care -- Recognizing dying -- Care after death -- Managing death and dying -- Advance care planning -- Euthanasia -- 20. Orthogeriatrics -- Principles of orthogeriatrics -- Osteoporosis -- Fractured neck of femur -- Other common fractures -- Verterbral augmentation -- 21. Stroke and transient ischaemic attack -- Definition of stroke and transient ischaemic attack -- Aetiology of stroke -- Investigation of suspected transient ischaemic attack -- Transient ischaemic attack -- Acute stroke management -- Thrombolysis -- Stroke rehabilitation -- Secondary prevention of stroke -- 22. Skin problems: acute and chronic -- Scabies -- Pruritus -- 23. Leg ulcers and pressure ulceration -- Leg ulcers -- Pressure ulceration -- 24. Cancer in old age -- Association of cancer and ageing -- Presentation of cancer in old age -- Breast cancer -- Colorectal cancer -- 25. Elder abuse -- Elder abuse -- 26. Gerontechnology -- Ambient assisted living at home -- Telehealth to support health promotion and management of disease -- Telecare to support independent living -- 27. Role of the multidisciplinary team -- Nursing and the multidisciplinary team -- Dietetics and the multidisciplinary team -- The role of the psychologist in the multidisciplinary team -- Social workers -- The doctor's role within the multidisciplinary team.
Subject Geriatrics.
Geriatrics.
Aged -- physiology.
MEDICAL -- Geriatrics.
MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Gerontology.
Geriatrics. (OCoLC)fst00941257
Genre/Form Handbook.
Electronic books.
Added Author Gosney, Margot.
Harper, Adam.
Conroy, Simon.
Other Form: Print version: Geriatric medicine. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012 9780199592340 (OCoLC)800852543
ISBN 9780191634420 (electronic bk.)
0191634425 (electronic bk.)
9780199592340
0199592349
Standard No. 99952466332

 
    
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