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cover image - Ham's Primary Care Geriatrics,7th Edition
ISBN: 9780323721684
Page Count: 592
Imprint: Elsevier
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Ham's Primary Care Geriatrics, 7th Edition

by Gregg A. Warshaw, MD, Jane F. Potter, MD, Ellen Flaherty, PhD, APRN, AGSF, Matthew K. McNabney, Mitchell T. Heflin and Richard J. Ham, MD

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cover image - Ham's Primary Care Geriatrics,7th Edition
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Written with first-line primary care providers in mind, Ham’s Primary Care Geriatrics: A Case-Based Approach, 7th Edition, is a comprehensive, easy-to-read source of practical clinical guidance for this rapidly growing population. Using a unique, case-based approach, it covers the patient presentations you’re most likely to encounter, offering key clinical information, expert advice, and evidence-based medical guidelines throughout. This highly regarded text uses a consistent format and an enjoyable writing style to keep you informed, engaged, and up to date in this increasingly important field.
  • UNIT ONE: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE

    1. Principles of Primary Care of Older Adults

    2. Interprofessional Team Care

    3. Assessment

    4. Wellness and Prevention

    5. Advanced Cultural Competency in Caring for Geriatric Patients

    6. Appropriate Prescribing

    7. Ethics

    8. Financing and Organization of Health Care

    9. Billing and Coding

    10. Hospital Care

    11. Long-Term Care

    12. Home Care

    13. Rehabilitation

    14. Palliative Care

    UNIT TWO: GERIATRIC SYNDROMES AND COMMON SPECIAL PROBLEMS

    15. Emergency Care

    16. Delirium

    17. Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

    18. Depression

    19. Balance, Gait and Mobility

    20. Falls

    21. Dizziness

    22. Syncope

    23. Urinary Incontinence

    24. Constipation and Fecal Incontinence

    25. Hearing Impairment

    26. Visual Impairment and Eye Problems

    27. Persistent Pain

    28. Malnutrition and Feeding Problems

    29. Frailty

    30. Pressure Ulcers

    31. Sleep Disorders

    32. Sexual Health

    33. Mistreatment and Neglect

    34. Alcoholism

    35. Driving

    UNIT THREE: SELECTED CLINICAL PROBLEMS OF THE ORGAN SYSTEMS

    36. Hypertension

    37. Coronary Artery Disease and Atrial Fibrillation

    38. Congestive Heart Failure

    39. Peripheral Vascular Disease

    40. Transient Ischemic Attacks and Stroke

    41. Diabetes Mellitus

    42. Thyroid Disorders

    43. Osteoporosis

    44. Arthritis and Related Disorders

    45. Foot Problems

    46. Cancer

    47. Anemia

    48. Pulmonary Disease

    49. Infectious Diseases

    50. The Acute Abdomen

    51. Benign Prostate Disease

    52. Parkinson's Disease

    53. Oral Disorders

    54. Skin Problems

  • Gregg A. Warshaw, MD, Martha Betty Semmons Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Director, Geriatric Medicine Program, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, Jane F. Potter, MD, Harris Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Home Instead Center for Successful Aging, Omaha, Nebraska, Ellen Flaherty, PhD, APRN, AGSF, Dartmouth Center for Health and Aging, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth; Department of Primary Care-Geriatrics, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, Matthew K. McNabney, Mitchell T. Heflin and Richard J. Ham, MD, Director, WVU Center on Aging, Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Psychiatry, Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
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