Book 2007

Fundamentals of Geriatric Medicine

A Case-Based Approach

ISBN: 978-0-387-32324-4 (Print) 978-0-387-32326-8 (Online)

Table of contents (32 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-19

    Approach to the Older Adult Patient

  3. Chapter

    Pages 20-38

    The Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

  4. Chapter

    Pages 39-55

    Geriatric Pharmacology and Drug Prescribing for Older Adults

  5. Chapter

    Pages 56-72

    Sites of Care for Older Adults

  6. Chapter

    Pages 73-79

    Medicare and Medicaid

  7. Chapter

    Pages 80-93

    Psychosocial Influences on Health in Later Life

  8. Chapter

    Pages 94-108

    Medicolegal Aspects of the Care of Older Adults

  9. Chapter

    Pages 109-142

    Prevention and Chemoprophylaxis in the Elderly

  10. Chapter

    Pages 143-163

    Vision and Hearing Impairments

  11. Chapter

    Pages 164-176

    Exercise and Rehabilitation

  12. Chapter

    Pages 177-191

    Nutrition

  13. Chapter

    Pages 192-215

    The Older Surgical Patient

  14. Chapter

    Pages 216-249

    Depression, Dementia, and Delirium

  15. Chapter

    Pages 250-266

    Insomnia and Other Sleep Disorders

  16. Chapter

    Pages 267-288

    Transient Ischemic Attack and Stroke

  17. Chapter

    Pages 289-303

    Parkinson’s Disease and Related Disorders

  18. Chapter

    Pages 304-321

    Dizziness and Syncope

  19. Chapter

    Pages 322-339

    Osteoarthritis

  20. Chapter

    Pages 340-355

    Osteoporosis

  21. Chapter

    Pages 356-372

    Instability and Falls

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