Primary Care Geriatrics

Author: Richard J. Ham
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323039308
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Accompanying CD-ROM contains video learning modules on gait and balance and dizziness, a dermatology quiz, and downloadable cognitive assessment tools, to hone clinical skills. File formats include QuickTime movies, PDFs, and HTML documents.

Ham s Primary Care Geriatrics

Author: Richard J. Ham
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323186513
Format: PDF, ePub
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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. "Overall this is a useful, well written, practical elderly medicine book, ideal for use in primary care. It is reasonable priced and an excellent addition to the bookshelf, virtual or real". Reviewed by: Dr Harry Brown, July 2014 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. 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.

Geriatric Physical Diagnosis

Author: Mark E. Williams, M.D.
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786451602
Format: PDF, Docs
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Informed by more than thirty years of experience, this guide provides a wealth of insight into the clinical observation, diagnosis and treatment of elderly patients. Organized geographically from (literally) head to toes, it concentrates on the basic geriatric physical examination with each chapter providing general information as well as helpful approaches to specific regional complaints. Emphasis is placed on assisting the dedicated clinician in becoming a more perceptive observer of elderly patients with honed skills in geriatric bedside diagnostic evaluation. The text also includes historical vignettes and anecdotes of great physical diagnosticians to demonstrate the evolution of clinical skills. Tables and line drawings complement the text.

A Bitter Pill

Author: John Sloan
Publisher: Greystone Books Ltd
ISBN: 1553654552
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Medical treatment of elderly people is not working. Worse, it is often harmful. Clear, hard-hitting, and authoritative, A Bitter Pill investigates why the medical system - from its one-size-fits-all prevention strategy to hospital stays that don't benefit anyone - is failing old people who are in fragile health and what we can do about it.

Primary Care Tools for Clinicians

Author: Lorraine Loretz
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323019838
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Designed to save time and assist busy practitioners, this book guides standardized assessment and documentation of a patient's condition by providing ready-to-use forms that represent the 'gold standard' of current practice.

CURRENT Geriatric Diagnosis and Treatment

Author: C. Seth Landefeld
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071811613
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The most up-to-date source of clinically focused information on the medical care of the increasing elderly population. This text features relevant diagnostic and treatment content needed by every provider of healthcare to older adults. The text covers the major diseases and disorders of the elderly with particular attention to the care of the elderly.

Gerontology for the Health Care Professional

Author: Regula H. Robnett
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284175820
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Gerontology for the Health Care Professional, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive, practical text covering the evolving field of gerontology, developed for healthcare students and professionals. Written by experts across many health disciplines, this text presents an up-to-date and realistic assessment of the aging process.

Little Black Book of Geriatrics

Author: Karen Gershman
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763788449
Format: PDF
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Thoroughly revised and updated, the Fourth Edition of this pocket-sized handbook provides comprehensive, concise, evidence-based information on diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the elderly patient. The Little Black Book of Geriatrics is a convenient resource offering quick access to vital information and makes a great reference for solving pressing problems on the ward or in the clinic.

Pocket Pediatrics

Author: Paritosh Prasad
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1469830094
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this pocket-sized loose leaf binder is created in the style of Pocket Medicine, one of the best-selling references for medical students, interns, and residents, and focuses on Pediatrics. This product can be used on the wards and for candidates reviewing for pediatric board exams. In bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms, Pocket Pediatrics provides key clinical information about common pediatric problems in cardiology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, and neurology as well as the well patient and the patient in ICU. There is also a 4-color insert chapter, containing pediatric clinical images in dermatology. The six-ring binder is portable to be carried with students, residents or physicians and allows users to add their own notes.