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Databook on Geriatrics

G.S. Rai

Databook on Geriatrics

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gerontology,
  • Medical / Geriatrics,
  • Medical / Nursing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9592491M
    ISBN 100852002904
    ISBN 109780852002902
    OCLC/WorldCa6420334

    A final section on investigations with short notes which one may employ in the practice of geriatric medicine is included along with an appendix of normal values for the elderly. Brookbank, Gerontology ; L. The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. In 16 chapters the book takes the reader from the development of geriatrics and service provision, through the evidence for a few sub-specialties including frailty, dementia clinics, stroke care and depression, finishing with two excellent chapters on public and patient involvement in research.

    Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume Geriatrics Edited by Craig Atwood University of Wisconsin—Madison, United States of America With the baby boomer generation reaching 65 years of age, attention in the medical field is turning to Databook on Geriatrics book best to meet the needs of this rapidly approaching, large population of geriatric individuals. The initial chapters set out core concepts and provide useful theory as well as epidemiology and physiology of ageing. See R. The authors have done an excellent job with such a challenging project; it would be nice to know who wrote each chapter as there is only an overall list of authors at the beginning.

    Geriatrics is one of the fields included in the general study of old age, or gerontology, which covers psychological, economic, and social factors as well. Carter, The Virtues of Aging As a medical student they were perfect for revising, once you had read the main textbook: I spent many happy nights by candlelight with Pharm At a Glance, for example! These factors have made geriatrics an important specialty, particularly since the proportion of elderly persons in the population is increasing steadily.


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You will find thorough and authoritative coverage of all the important issues in geriatrics, along with concise, practical guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of the diseases and disorders most commonly encountered in an elderly patient. Some chapters such as osteoporosis and syncope push the limit and deal very comprehensively with important topics.

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Brocklehurst’s Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Geriatrics is one of the fields included in the general study of old age, or gerontology, which covers psychological, economic, and social factors as well. A final section on investigations with short notes which one may employ in the practice of geriatric medicine is included along with an appendix of normal values for the elderly.

This is followed by strategies to increase healthspan and lifespan, such as exercise, nutrition Databook on Geriatrics book immunization, as well as how physical, psychological and socio-cultural changes impact learning in the elderly. Carter, The Virtues of Aging Moreover, it is believed that highly reactive substances called Databook on Geriatrics book radicals can cause cumulative damage to body cells and tissues, and that aging cells are more Databook on Geriatrics book to malignant changes.

The exact cause of aging is unknown, but genetic factors are known to influence longevity. Obesitycausing increased strain on the heart and blood vessels, is also a serious problem of the aged. As a medical student they were perfect for revising, once you had read the main textbook: I spent many happy nights by candlelight with Pharm At a Glance, for example!

Elderly males may suffer from prostatic enlargement see prostate glandoften accompanied by urinary obstruction. The aim of these short notes is to provide the newcomer to the speciality of geriatrics with a wide though not exhaustive differential diagnosis of most of the commonly encountered symptoms in the elderly, and to draw particular attention tothe common and important disorders The aim of these short notes is to provide the newcomer to the speciality of geriatrics with a wide though not exhaustive differential diagnosis of most of the commonly encountered symptoms in the elderly, and Databook on Geriatrics book draw particular attention tothe common and important disorders.

Share Databook on Geriatrics book. The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules About this book The aim of these short notes is to provide the newcomer to the speciality of geriatrics with a wide though not exhaustive differential diagnosis of most of the commonly encountered symptoms in the elderly, and to draw particular attention tothe common and important disorders.

There is also no uniform presentation structure; for example boxed information is sometimes used to summarise every few pages or to highlight important papers or quotations.

The authors have done an excellent job with such a challenging project; it would be nice to know who wrote each chapter as there is only an overall list of authors at the beginning.

The provision of a home help or the meals on wheels service cannot be expected to revitalize the person suffering from hypothroidism or pernicious anaemia! Changes in bone tissue, primarily osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, create susceptibility to fractures. Older persons are more prone to gastrointestinal disturbances, partly because of a reduced blood supply to the gastrointestinal tract and partly for other reasons, such as poor dentition.

I have come away with a list of papers that I wish to read, and the book has challenged some of my understandings of clinical practice, service development and research. In the event both medical treatment and social support may be needed and to provide one without the other would be half measures.

Foreword I take the view that if vitality is reduced to the extent that it interferes with life as the old person would wish to live it, then a proper medical assessment should be made as part of the overall appraisal of that person's problems.

Geriatric healthcare by nature is multi-dimensional, involving medical, educational, social, cultural, religious and economic factors. The most pleasantly surprising chapters for me were the two on physiotherapy and occupational therapy. If I was to really nit-pick I would say that the balance is a touch more theoretical and less clinical than I would like.

Dementia and parkinsonism are well balanced and provide excellent summaries of all the important knowledge. A final section on investigations with short notes which one may employ in the practice of geriatric medicine is included along with an appendix of normal values for the elderly.

Many readers will find the care homes chapter including explanation of funding and elder abuse chapter very useful as they deal with issues that are not often taught elsewhere.Explore our list of Geriatric Nursing Books at Barnes & Noble®.

Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help NOOK Book from $ $ Current price is $, Original price is $ Add to Wishlist. Jun 30,  · The leading reference in the field of geriatric care, Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, 8th Edition, by Drs.

Howard M. Fillit, Kenneth Rockwood, and John B. Young, provides a contemporary, global perspective on topics of imporFormat: Book. In our view this book does not show how geriatric medicine is practised but it does provide an outline of clinical aspects of medicine (geriatrics), knowledge of which is essential to the practice of ger­ iatrics.Databook On Geriatrics.

Home; provide the pdf to the; Pdf our view this book does not show how geriatric medicine is practised but it does provide an outline of clinical aspects of medicine (geriatrics), knowledge of which is essential to the practice of ger­ iatrics. G.S.R. V.P. Foreword I take the view that if vitality is reduced to.Internet Explorer 8 and below are no longer supported.

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