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cover image - A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780702060908
Publication Date: 04-09-2015
Page Count: 528
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
List Price: $78.99

A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

by Timothy L. Kauffman, PhD, PT, Ronald W. Scott, PT, JD, EdD, LLM, MSBA, John O. Barr, PhD, PT and Michael L. Moran, ScD, PT

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780702060908
Publication Date: 04-09-2015
Page Count: 528
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
List Price: $78.99
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      • A trusted guide to the conditions and problems faced when evaluating and treating geriatric patients
      • Extensive coverage over 84 chapters, each written by an expert in the field
      • Includes imaging, vision and the aging ear
      • Cross-referenced - providing the complexity and inter-relatedness of co-morbidities common to aging patients
      • Collaborative international perspective
        • Chapters on the aging spine; frailty; safe pilates for bone health; health care for older people
        • Additional renowned editor - Ronald W. Scott
        • Revised title to reflect the comprehensive scope of content covered (previously entitled Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual)
      • Dedications Contributors Foreword Preface to the second edition Preface to the first edition Acknowledgements

        UNIT ONE: ANATOMICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS 1. Wholeness of the individual 2. Skeletal muscle function in older people 3. Effects of aging on bone 4. Effects of age on joints and ligaments 5. Aging and the central nervous system 6. Cardiac considerations in the older patient 7. Pulmonary considerations in the older patient 8. Effects of aging on the digestive system 9. Effects of aging on vascular function 10. Thermoregulation: considerations for aging people 11. The aging immune system 12. Pharmacology considerations for the aging individual 13. Laboratory assessment considerations for the aging individual 14. Imaging

        UNIT TWO: MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS 15. Posture 16. Muscle weakness and therapeutic exercise 17. Motor neuron pathologies: postpolio syndrome and ALS 18. Osteoporosis and spine fractures 19. Rheumatic conditions 20. The shoulder 21. Total hip arthroplasty 22. Total knee arthroplasty 23. The aging bony thorax 24. The geriatric spine 25. Orthopedic trauma

        UNIT THREE: NEUROMUSCULAR AND NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS 26. Neurological trauma 27. Rehabilitation after stroke 28. Neurocognitive disorders 29. Multiple sclerosis 30. Parkinson's disease 31. Tremor and other involuntary movement 32. Generalized peripheral neuropathy 33. Localized peripheral neuropathies

        UNIT FOUR: NEOPLASMS 34. Neoplasms of the brain 35. Neoplasms of the breast 36. Gastric and colon neoplasms 37. Neoplasms of the skin 38. Neoplasms of the prostate

        UNIT FIVE: CARDIOPULMONARY DISEASE 39. Exercise considerations for aging adults 40. Clinical development and progression of coronary heart disease 41. Cardiac arrhythmias and conduction disturbances 42. Heart failure and valvular heart disease 43. Cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators 44. Invasive cardiac procedures 45. Pulmonary diseases

        UNIT SIX: BLOOD VESSEL CHANGES, CIRCULATORY AND SKIN DISORDERS 46. Diabetes 47. Amputations 48. Wound management 49. The insensitive foot 50. Skin disorders

        UNIT SEVEN: AGING AND PATHOLOGICAL SENSORIUM 51. Functional vision changes in the normal and aging eye 52. Functional changes in the aging ear 53. Considerations in elder patient communication

        UNIT EIGHT: SPECIFIC PROBLEMS 54. Dysphagia 55. Incontinence of the bowel and bladder 56. Iatrogenesis in older adults 57. Hormone replacement therapy 58. Dizziness 59. Balance testing and training 60. Fracture consdierations 61. Contractures and stiffness 62. Fatigue 63. The aging wrist and hand 64. Overweight and obesity 65. Frailty in older persons 66. Evaluation of pain in older individuals

        UNIT NINE: SPECIAL PHYSICAL THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTION TECHNIQUES 67. Conservative interventions for pain control 68. Gait training 69. Orthotics 70. Prosthetics 71. Complementary therapies for the aging patient 72. Safe Pilates for bone health 73. Aquatic therapy

        UNIT TEN: SOCIAL AND GOVERNMENT IMPLICATIONS, ETHICS AND DYING 74. Legal considerations 75. Ethics 76. Generational conflict and healthcare for older persons 77. The end of life 78. Entry-level competencies for health professionals who work with older adults

        UNIT ELEVEN: THE REHABILITATION TEAM 79. Caregivers: valuing unpaid care 80. Interdisciplinary geriatric assessment 81. Gerontological and geriatric nursing 82. Geriatric occupational therapy 83. Geriatric physical therapy 84. Providing social services to the older client

        Index

      • Timothy L. Kauffman, PhD, PT, Kauffman Physical Therapy, Lancaster, PA, USA; Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, Ronald W. Scott, PT, JD, EdD, LLM, MSBA, Health Law Attorney-Mediator, Private Practice, San Antonio, TX; Associate Professor, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Provo, UT, John O. Barr, PhD, PT, Professor and Director, Physical Therapy Department, St Ambrose University, Davenport IA, USA and Michael L. Moran, ScD, PT, Department of Physical Therapy, College Misercordia, Dallas, PA
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