Long-Term Care Medicine

A Pocket Guide

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ISBN: 978-1-60761-141-7 (Print) 978-1-60761-142-4 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. An Introduction to Long-Term Care

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-14

      Home Care

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      Pages 15-36

      Assisted Living and Residential Care

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      Pages 37-54

      Nursing Facilities

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      Pages 55-71

      The Role of Practitioners and the Medical Director

  3. Common Clinical Conditions in Long-Term Care

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-73

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      Pages 75-121

      Common Clinical Conditions in Long-Term Care

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      Pages 123-143

      Acute Change in Condition

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      Pages 145-157

      Health Maintenance and Prevention

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      Pages 159-186

      Integrating Palliative Care into Practice

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      Pages 187-203

      Weight and Nutrition

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      Pages 205-222

      Wound Care

  4. Psychosocial Aspects of Long-Term Care

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 223-223

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      Pages 225-245

      Dementia, Delirium, and Depression

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      Pages 247-268

      Ethical and Legal Issues

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      Pages 269-281

      Caring for Families

  5. Special Issues in Long-Term Care

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 283-283

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      Pages 285-297

      Documentation and Coding

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      Pages 299-322

      Medication Management in Long-Term Care

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      Pages 323-335

      Rehabilitation and Maximizing Function

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    Pages E1-E1

    Erratum to: Weight and Nutrition

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 337-351