Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics

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9780071409209: Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics

A classic in the field! This concise, practical guide is packed with critical information on geriatric assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. Emphasizes the clinical evaluation of the geriatric patient and features expanded content on end-of-life decisions, pre-operative evaluation, cancer management issues, and preventive aspects of geriatric care.

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So well written the amount of information it contains is deceptive. Unlike many texts, the book is easy to read and provides an excellent overview of geriatrics.".
--Journal of Family Practice*.

. "This handy-to-carry-and-use paperback is invaluable as a ready source of comprehensive up-to-date geriatric clinical information...richly supplemented by an enormous number of helpful tables, figures, and references."*.
--American Family Physician.

.. All practicing physicians who care for older persons, medical students, residents, fellows, and the entire interdisciplinary team caring for older persons will derive benefit from this book..
--Four Stars from Doody*.

. *reviews of previous editions.

. The superb writing, a clear focus on the clinical issues, presentation of complex issues clearly and succinctly....just a few of the reasons why ESSENTIALS OF CLINICAL GERIATRICS is a favorite resource among health professionals caring for older patients..

. The practical, problem-oriented approach guides you systematically through the clinical implications of aging, and reviews evaluation, diagnosis, and management of clinical problems encountered in daily practice. Much has been added to this edition to keep you on the cutting edge of clinical geriatrics, including:.
*A brand new chapter on preventive care in clinical geriatrics.
*Expanded coverage of preoperative evaluation, cancer management, and end-of-life issues.
*Updated content on genetic aspects of geriatric care, pharmacology, hormone replacement therapy, and more.

. Youll appreciate the broad, readable coverage of pertinent issues and the highly accessible format of key diagnostic and therapeutic details. Superb tables conveniently summarize important information, and the handy Appendix provides a compendium of checklists for essential procedures in geriatric assessment..

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