Fundamentals of Geriatric Medicine A Case-Based Approach PDF

Fundamentals of Geriatric Medicine A Case-Based Approach

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Table of Contents

1 Approach to the Older Adult Patient 1
Rainier P. Soriano

2 The Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment 20
Rainier P. Soriano

3 Geriatric Pharmacology and Drug Prescribing for Older Adults 39
Rosanne M. Leipzig

4 Sites of Care for Older Adults 56
Kenneth S. Boockvar

5 Medicare and Medicaid 73
S. Brent Ridge

6 Psychosocial Infl uences on Health in Later Life 80
Judith L. Howe

7 Medicolegal Aspects of the Care of Older Adults 94
Olusegun A. Apoeso

8 Prevention and Chemoprophylaxis in the Elderly 109
Emily J. Chai

9 Vision and Hearing Impairments 143
Helen M. Fernandez

10 Exercise and Rehabilitation 164
Sandra E. Sanchez-Reilly

11 Nutrition 177
Sandra E. Sanchez-Reilly

12 The Older Surgical Patient 192
Hannah I. Lipman

13 Depression, Dementia, and Delirium 216
Rainier P. Soriano

14 Insomnia and Other Sleep Disorders 250
Reena Karani

15 Transient Ischemic Attack and Stroke 267
Daniel E. Wollman

16 Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders 289
Daniel E. Wollman

17 Dizziness and Syncope 304
Rainier P. Soriano

18 Osteoarthritis 322
Kathleen R. Srock

19 Osteoporosis 340
Helen M. Fernandez

20 Instability and Falls 356
Helen M. Fernandez

21 Hip Fractures .373
Rengena E. Chan-Ting

22 Hypertension 386
Olusegun A. Apoeso

23 Cardiovascular and Peripheral Arterial Diseases 403
Anna U. Loengard

24 Diabetes Mellitus 437
Audrey K. Chun

25 Thyroid Disorders 450
Audrey K. Chun

26 Anemia in the Elderly 470
Jennifer M. Hensley

27 Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia 485
Hans L. Stöhrer

28 Erectile Dysfunction 502
Hans L. Stöhrer

29 Urinary Incontinence 512
Eileen H. Callahan

30 Pressure Ulcers531
R. Morgan Bain

31 Overview of Palliative Care and Non-Pain Symptom Management 547
Rainier P. Soriano

32 Principles of Pain Management 573
R. Morgan Bain

Index 601

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