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Essentials of clinical geriatrics / Robert L. Kane ... [et al.].

Kane, Robert L., 1940- (Added Author). Kane, Robert L., 1940- Essentials of clinical geriatrics. (Added Author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RC952 .K36 2009
Barcode: 30731101095549
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9780071498227 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0071498222 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xxii, 576 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 6th ed.
  • Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, c2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Rev. ed. of: Essentials of clinical geriatrics / Robert L. Kane, Joseph G. Ouslander, Itamar B. Abrass. 5th. ed. c2004.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Clinical implications of the aging process -- The geriatric patient : demography, epidemiology, and health services utilization -- Evaluating the geriatric patient -- Chronic disease management -- Prevention -- Confusion : delirium and dementia -- Diagnosis and management of depression -- Incontinence -- Falls -- Immobility -- Cardiovascular disorders -- Decreased vitality -- Sensory impairment -- Drug therapy -- Health services -- Nursing home care -- Ethical issues in the care of older persons.
Subject: Geriatrics.
Older people > Health and hygiene.
Aging > physiology.
Aging > psychology.
Diagnosis, Differential.
Geriatric Assessment.
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