Infectious Diseases in Geriatric Medicine An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

Author: Thomas T. Yoshikawa
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323459668
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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Drs. Thomas T. Yoshikawa and Dean C. Norman, is devoted to Infectious Diseases in Geriatric Medicine. Articles in this issue include: Host Resistance and Immunology of Aging; Clinical Features of Infection; Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy; Bacterial Pneumonia; Tuberculosis; Intraabdominal Infections; Infectious Diarrhea: Clostridium Difficile and Norovirus; Urinary Tract Infection; Herpes Zoster; Bone and Joint Infections; Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Infections in the Long-Term Care Setting; and Vaccinations.

Rheumatic Diseases in Older Adults An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine E Book

Author: James D. Katz
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032349658X
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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Drs. James D. Katz and Brian Walitt of the NIH, is devoted to Rheumatic Diseases in Older Adults. Articles in this outstanding issue include Rheumatology Pharmacotherapy Pearls for the General Practitioner; Sarcopenia - Pathogenesis and Management; Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases; Osteoarthritis; Regional Rheumatic Disorders and Rehabilitation in Older Adults; Rheumatological Manifestations of Malignancy; Sjögren’s Syndrome; Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Patients with Rheumatic Diseases; Gaps in Aging Research as it Applies to Rheumatological Clinical Care; and Update on Crystal-induced Arthritides.

Gastroenterology An Issue of Clinics in Geratric Medicine

Author: Seymour Katz
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323280838
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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Seymour Katz, MD, is devoted to Gastroenterology. Articles in this outstanding issue include Constipation: Understanding Mechanisms and Management; Vaccination status/Prophylaxis with GI Diseases; Reflux and Acid Peptic Diseases in Elderly; Anorectal Physiology/Pathophysiology in Elderly; Endoscopic Challenges; Colorectal Cancer of Elderly; Pancreatic Disease; GI Drug Interactions; Microscopic/Collagenous Colitis; Hepatitis B and C; IBD of the Elderly; Imaging Techniques in GI Diseases of Elderly; Dysphagia/Swallowing disorders of Elderly; and Clostridium difficile infection in the elderly.

Successful Aging An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine E Book

Author: Vincent Morelli
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455709336
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This issue provides a unique perspective on the topic of Successful Aging whcih will cover article topics such as: Normal Aging: Theories, Aging and Disease Prevention, Aging, hormones and hormone replacement, Aging and Diet, Aging and the Effects of Vitamins and Supplements, Aging and Toxins, Aging and the Preservation of Neurologic Function, Aging and the Psychological Outlook, Aging and Exercise, State of the Art "Anti Aging Centers" Around the World, and Interviews, anecdotes and wisdom from centurions in the US.

Device Associated Infections An Issue of Infectious Disease Clinics E Book

Author: Preeti N. Malani
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455742872
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Optimal management of device associated infections requires a collaborative approach among surgical and medical specialists—a need that is central to this issue of Infectious Diseases Clinics of North America. In addition to the epidemiology, management, and prevention of commonly encountered device associated infections, each review offers technical background on specific devices and related operative procedures. Areas of ongoing investigation are highlighted including innovative concepts for the prevention of biofilm formation and biofilm directed therapeutics. Emerging issues related to reuse of medical devices in resource limited settings are also considered.

Geriatric Oncology An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

Author: Richard Rosenbluth
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455742821
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This issue serves as a comprehensive review and update in the management of the geriatric cancer patient. Topics covered include: Cancer and Aging, Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment, Breast Cancer in the Elderly, Solid Tumors in the Elderly, Radiation Therapy with the Elderly, Liquid Tumors in the Elderly, Nursing and Palliation of Elderly Cancer Patients, Ethics and Religion in Care of the Elderly, and Surgery in the Elderly.

Update in the Medical Management of the Long Term Care Patient An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine E Book

Author: Miguel A. Paniagua
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455712450
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This issue brings the geriatrician up to date on topics in Longer-Term-Care such as: Doing Dementia Better: Anthropological Insights, Update on teaching in the Long-Term Care Setting, Pneumonia in the Long-Term Resident, Palliative Care for Patients with Dementia in Long Term Care, Urinary Tract Infections in Long-Term Care Residents, and Nausea and Other Non-Pain Symptoms in Long-term Care.

Polypharmacy An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine E Book

Author: Holly Holmes
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455744042
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With the use of multiple medications in the elderly patient comes the risk of drug-related problems. This issue covers polypharmacy in the elderly patient with topics that include: The Interplay between Polypharmacy, Geriatric Conditions, and Adverse Drug Reactions, Factors Leading to Excessive Polypharmacy, Clinical Practice Guidelines for Chronic Diseases and How They Contribute to Polypharmacy, Polypharmacy in Nursing Home Residents, Psychotropic Polypharmacy, Deprescribing Trials: Methods to Reduce Polypharmacy and the Impact on Prescribing and Clinical Outcomes, Ethical Framework for Medication Discontinuation in Nursing Home Residents with Limited Life Expectancy, Pharmacokinetics in the Elderly and the Interaction with Polypharmacy, Medication Adherence to Multi-drug Regimens, Improvements in Electronic Prescribing to Reduce Inappropriate Medication Use and Polypharmacy, and Tools to Decrease Polypharmacy.

Geriatric Psychiatry An Issue of Clinics in Geratric Medicine

Author: Soo Borson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323320317
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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Dr. Soo Borson, is devoted to Geriatric Psychiatry. Articles in this issue include: Diagnosis; Providing high quality care for dementia patients and family caregivers; Common psychiatric problems in cognitively impaired patients – causes and management; Partnering with family caregivers; Palliation and end of life care; Geriatric depression; Treatment for depression and evaluating response; Post-traumatic stress in older adults; Sleep disorders; Substance Abuse; Suicide; and Mental Health Services for Older Adults.

Total Joint Arthroplasty An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine E Book

Author: C. Allyson Jones
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455747556
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Total joint replacement is an effective procedure, resulting in decreased pain and improved function and quality of life in patients of all age groups including the elderly. The use of TJR is increasing and therefore this issue reviews topics such as patient satisfaction with total joint arthroplasty, patient reported outcomes, rehabilitation with total joint arthroplasty, minimally Invasive total joint arthroplasty, and peri-operative complications of total joint arthroplasty.