Hazzard's Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Sixth Edition

Hazzard's Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Sixth Edition

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The most complete, authoritative guide available on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the elderly -- updated with a new global perspective A Doody's Core Title for 2011! qIn addition to serving as a timely, comprehensive, state-of-the-art textbook of geriatric medicine anchored in science, evidence-based medicine, and patient-centered practice, the book also is intended to meet the learning needs of fellows in geriatric medicine. The authors succeed in modeling a textbook of geriatric medicine on textbooks of internal medicine. 3 Stars.q--Doody's Review Service The undisputed leader on the subject of geriatrics, this comprehensive guide combines gerontology principles with clinical geriatrics offering unmatched coverage of this area of medicine. Written by some of the world's most respected geriatricians, Hazzard's Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology presents the most up-to-date, evidence-based medical information available -- in a revamped 2-color design that makes finding the answers to your questions faster and easier than ever. Features: A greater emphasis on evidence-based medicine through the expanded use of Clinical Practice Guidelines and references to systematic reviews and critically appraised topics A new international advisory board of 12 global authorities and an increased number of international contributors for a greater global perspective Important new chapters on the cultural aspects of geriatrics, emergency geriatrics, hospital geriatrics, international geriatric care, and rural geriatric care Information integrated with additional online resources Tables, drawings, and clinical algorithms made even more effective by a new two-color design 300 illustrations (including 64 in a full-color insert)... diuretics, and antiepileptics Reduce the total number of medications Footwear Rubber sole, high collar, sturdy upper, ... Altered Nutritional Status Citizen advocacy groups, the community, and health care providers often equate weight loss to the quality of care in a nursing facility. ... State Operations Manual: Appendix PP. 2006. http://cms.hhs.gov/ manuals/Downloads/ som107apppguidelinesltcf.pdf.

Title:Hazzard's Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Sixth Edition
Author:Jeffrey Halter, Joseph Ouslander, Mary Tinetti, Stephanie Studenski, Kevin High, Sanjay Asthana
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2008-12-31


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