Ham's Primary Care Geriatrics, 6th Edition
A Case-Based Approach (Expert Consult: Online and Print)
Employing a unique case-based approach, Ham's Primary Care Geriatrics continues to be your comprehensive source of clinical solutions for this challenging population. This gerontology medical reference book features an interdisciplinary perspective that empowers you with team-oriented knowledge on the best diagnosis, treatment, and management strategies available to address the complex needs of older adults.Table of Contents
New to This Edition
- Offer your geriatric patients the most up-to-date treatment options available with six new chapters addressing Principles of Primary Care of Older Adults, Interprofessional Team Care, Billing and Coding, Frailty, Pressure Ulcers, and Anemia.
- Access the complete geriatric text online anytime, anywhere at Expert Consult, along with an online Cognitive Status Assessment with four tests and patient teaching guides, a dermatology quiz, and informative videos on Gait and Balance and Dizziness.
- Effectively treat your geriatric patients, and provide helpful guidance to their families, through engaging geriatric case studies that illustrate the principles and key clinical information you need.
- Form a definitive diagnosis and create the best treatment plans possible using the evidence-based medicine guidelines throughout.
- Find the information you need quickly and efficiently with a 2-color layout and consistent format, and test your knowledge with USMLE-style questions in every chapter.
By Richard J. Ham, MD, Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Psychiatry, Robert C. Byrd Health Center, West Verginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
; Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH, Elizabeth and Oscar Goodwin Distinguished Professor of Family Medicine, Co-Director, Program on Aging, Disability and 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, Director, Geriatric Medicine Program, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
; Jane F. Potter, MD, Harris Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Home Instead Center for Successful Aging, Omaha, Nebraska
and Ellen Flaherty, PhD, APRN, BC, General Internal Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire