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Primary Care Geriatrics, 5th Edition

A Case-Based Approach

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Designed for anyone involved in treating geriatric patients, this New Edition continues to be the best comprehensive source for clinical solutions for the challenging geriatric population. Inside, you'll find a wealth of information on the principles of geriatric primary care...detailed, case-based approaches to major geriatric syndromes...and presentations of common conditions and situations. What's more, the 5th Edition now includes evidence-based medicine that helps you form a definitive diagnosis and create the best treatment plans possible and a BONUS CD-ROM containing supplemental materials.

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New to This Edition

    • Provides evidence-based medicine wherever possible, giving you the most authoritative information on diagnosis, treatment, and management options.
    • Features an interdisciplinary perspective that reflects the field's increasingly team-oriented approach to geriatric care.
    • Includes a bonus CD-ROM containing additional color images, assessment tools, and review questions that help you hone your knowledge.
    • Presents USMLE-style questions in every chapter for quick review before clinical cases.
    • Uses a consistent format from chapter to chapter that lets you access the information you need fast.

Key Features

    • Incorporates engaging case studies throughout to illustrate all of the principles and key clinical information you need to treat your geriatric patients as well as their families.
    • Features a two-color layout that highlights the most important information.

Author Information

    By Richard J. Ham, MD, Director, West Virginia University Center on Aging, Professor of Geriatric Medicine & Psychiatry Professor, Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute, Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, Morgantown, West Virginia; Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH, Elizabeth & Oscar Goodwin Distinguished Professor of Family Medicine; Co-Director, Program on Aging, Disability & Long-Term Care,
    Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Gregg A. Warshaw, MD, Martha Betty Semmons Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Professor of Family Medicine, Office of Geriatric Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio; Marie A. Bernard, MD, The Donald W. Reynolds Chair in Geriatric Medicine; Professor & Chairman, Reynolds Department of Geriatrics, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine; Associate Chief of Staff, Geriatrics & Extended Care, Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Ellen Flaherty, PhD, APRN, BC, Adjunct Clinical Professor, New York University COllege of Nursing; Director of Quality Improvement, Village Care of New York
    New York, New York

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Primary Care Geriatrics, 5th Edition
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 672 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 15/16 in
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-03930-7
  • Next Edition ISBN:
    978-0-323-08936-4
  • Copyright: 2007