Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

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Popular with generations of practitioners, Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology has been the definitive reference of choice in the field of geriatric care. The new 7th Edition, by Howard M. Fillit, MD, Kenneth Rockwood, MD, and Kenneth Woodhouse, carries on this tradition with an increased clinical focus and updated coverage to help you meet the unique challenges posed by this growing patient population. Consistent discussions of clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more make reference quick and easy, while over 255 illustrations compliment the text to help you find what you need on a given condition. Examples of the latest imaging studies depict the effects of aging on the brain, and new algorithms further streamline decision making.

  • Emphasizes the clinical relevance of the latest scientific findings to help you easily apply the material to everyday practice.
  • Features consistent discussions of clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more that make reference quick and easy.
  • Includes over 255 illustrations—including algorithms, photographs, and tables—that compliment the text to help you find what you need on a given condition.
  • Provides summary boxes at the end of each chapter that highlight important points.
  • Features the work of an expert author team, now led by Dr. Howard M. Fillit who provides an American perspective to complement the book’s traditional wealth of British expertise.
  • Includes an expanded use of algorithms to streamline decision making.
  • Presents more color images in the section on aging skin, offering a real-life perspective of conditions for enhanced diagnostic accuracy.
  • Includes examples of the latest imaging studies to help you detect and classify changes to the brain during aging.
  • Offers Grade A evidence-based references keyed to the relevant text.

Subjects

Books
Savoirs
Medicine
Neuromuscular disease
Neurological examination
Research design
Cranial cavity
Specialty (medicine)
Health promotion
Long-term care
Sarcopenia
Geriatric dentistry
Valvular heart disease
Neuroendocrinology
Frontotemporal lobar degeneration
Connective tissue disease
Memory loss
Adaptive immune system
Frailty
Neoplasm
Managed care
Preventive medicine
Bedsore
Orthopedics
Trauma (medicine)
Telemedicine
Eye disease
Biological agent
Acute kidney injury
Frontotemporal dementia
Paget's disease of bone
Nephropathy
Stroke
Podiatry
Pulmonology
Review
Osteoarthritis
Hypotension
Angiography
Geriatrics
Gerontology
Dysautonomia
Pancreatic cancer
Social network
Neuropsychology
Gallstone
Palliative care
Health care
Heart failure
Bunion
Clinical trial
Further education
Connective tissue
Multi-infarct dementia
Pulmonary embolism
Internal medicine
Progeria
General practitioner
Aortic valve stenosis
Ide (fish)
Physical exercise
Demographic profile
Urinary incontinence
Growth hormone
Delirium
Ibuprofen
Senescence
Orthostatic hypotension
Cataract
Atherosclerosis
Hypertension
Headache
Heart disease
Thoracic cavity
Epidemiology
Respiratory system
Ulcerative colitis
Coeliac disease
Intestine
Large intestine
Circulatory system
Obesity
Disability
Urinary system
X-ray computed tomography
Menopause
Electrolyte
Diabetes mellitus
Dementia
Pancreas
Tremor
Brain tumor
United Kingdom
Epileptic seizure
Rheumatoid arthritis
Pharmacology
Physiology
Osteoporosis
Neuroscience
Mathematical model
Mental disorder
Leukemia
Latin America
Erectile dysfunction
Haematopoiesis
Gastroenterology
Epilepsy
Endocrine system
Major depressive disorder
Dentistry
Central nervous system
Collagen
Adrenal gland
Arthritis
Fractures
Hypertension artérielle
Headache (EP)
Ménopause
Pathology
Emprise (film, 2001)
Medicare
États-Unis
Delirium tremens
Acupuncture
Médecine antiâge
Trémor
Hallux valgus
Live act (musique)
Insomnia
Abuse
Insight
Progéria
Small
Ide mélanote
Sénescence
Hypotension artérielle
Électrolyte
Flatulence
Pancréas
Constipation
Pyrosis
Ostéoporose
Syncope
Hong Kong
Nutrition
Copyright
Hormone
Royaume-Uni
Leuciscus idus
Levodopa
Derecho de autor
United States of America
Delírium
Páncreas
Genoma mitocondrial
Reino Unido
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Cardiac dysrhythmia
Parkinson's disease
Oncology
Cirrhosis
Spinal cord
Meningitis
Atrial fibrillation
Radical (chemistry)
Social Security
Alzheimer's disease
Hematologic disease
Liver
Ageing
Hormone replacement therapy
Medical laboratory
Emphysema
Pro-oxidant
Biology
Human skin
Overactive bladder
Cognitive dysfunction
Allostasis

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Published 10 May 2010
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EAN13 9781437720754
Language English
Document size 3 MB

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