This manual gives step-by-step guidance on the evaluation and treatment of geriatric diseases and disorders. It covers incidence of disorders, diagnostic tests, associated diagnoses, clinical implications for mobility, and rehabilitation techniques. It offers a broad overview of the effects of aging on all body systems. Special geriatric considerations for laboratory assessment, thermoregulations, and pharmacology are also discussed. This manual is a resource for all training clinicians in geriatric care and is a quick-reference guide for students and practitioners in this fieldPolymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a common systemic inflammatory disorder in the elderly and is characterized by the gradual development of persistent pain, weakness and stiffness in proximal muscles, combined with fever, weight loss andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual|
|Author||:||Timothy L. Kauffman|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier Health Sciences - 2007|