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

Author: Thomas T. Yoshikawa
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323459668
Format: PDF
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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.

Geriatric Dermatology An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

Author: David R. Thomas
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455771805
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine features expert clinical reviews on Geriatric Dermatology which includes current information on topics such as diagnosis and management of bullous disease, common skin cancers in older adults, psoriasis, management of pressure ulcers, management of venous stasis disease, approach to diabetic and vascular ulcers, diagnosis and management of soft tissue infections, cutaneous fungal infections in older adults, managment of scabies and generalized pruritus, herpes zoster and other herpes infections, and adverse drug effects in aging skin.

Successful Aging An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine E Book

Author: Vincent Morelli
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455709336
Format: PDF
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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
Format: PDF
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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.

Geriatric Medicine An Issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America Equine Practice

Author: Catherine M. McGowan
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032345996X
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This issue of Veterinary Clinics of North America: Equine Practice focuses on Geriatric Emergencies. Article topics include: Demographics of aged horses, management, preventive care and disease; Dental disease in aged horses and its management; Musculoskeletal disease in aged horses and its management; Ophthalmological disorders in aged horses; Integumentary disorders including cutaneous neoplasia in the older horse; Cardiac and respiratory disease in aged horses; Endocrine disease in aged horses and its management; Exercise and rehabilitation of the older horse; and more!

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

Author: C. Allyson Jones
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455747556
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

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.

Osteoarthritis An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine E Book

Author: David J. Hunter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455700339
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, Guest Edited by David Hunter, MD, will feature such article topics as: Epidemiology of Osteoarthritis; Age-Related Changes in the Musculoskeletal System and the Development of Osteoarthritis; The Contribution of Osteoarthritis to Disability; Etiology and Assessment of Disability in Older Adults; Quality of Osteoarthritis Care for Community-Dwelling Older Adults; Contextualizing Osteoarthritis Care and the Reasons for the Gap Between Evidence and Practice; Transforming Osteoarthritis Care in an Era of Health Care Reform; Strength Training in Older Adults: the Benefits for Osteoarthritis, Diet and Exercise in Older Obese Adults with Osteoarthritis; Device Use: Braces, Walking aids and orthotics; Pharmacologic Intervention for Osteoarthritis in Older Adults; Surgery in Older Adults with Osteoarthritis.

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
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.