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New Directions in Geriatric Medicine

Concepts, Trends, and Evidence-Based Practice

  • Lee Ann Lindquist

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Emily Morgan, Bobby Heagerty, Elizabeth Eckstrom
    Pages 1-12
  3. Melissa Dattalo, Stephanie Nothelle, Elizabeth N. Chapman
    Pages 13-30
  4. Amy Hsu, Anne M. Suskind, Alison J. Huang
    Pages 49-69
  5. Patricia Harris, Maristela Baruiz Garcia
    Pages 71-90
  6. Quratulain Syed, Ned Wilson Holland Jr.
    Pages 91-103
  7. Linda V. DeCherrie, Melissa Dattalo, Ming Jang, Rachel K. Miller
    Pages 105-113
  8. Jennifer Fernandez, Jennifer Reckrey, Lee Ann Lindquist
    Pages 115-126
  9. Ming Jang, Rachel K. Miller, Lee A. Lindquist
    Pages 147-154
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 155-159

About this book

Introduction

This book is designed to present the clinical geriatric trends within general internal medicine and family practice, which practitioners often encounter in caring for their older adult patients. Chapters focus on increasingly difficult clinical decisions that practitioners have to make in caring for older adults, who often experience medical complications due to memory loss, physical disability, and multiple chronic conditions. Written by experts in geriatric medicine, each of these chapters start with the most up-to-date clinical geriatric research and provide specific examples or case studies on how to use this information to address the clinical needs of older adult patients. In addition, there is a set of concise “take-home points” for each chapter that are easy to commit to memory and implement in clinical care of aging patients. As the only book to focus on current trends in geriatric research and evidence-based eldercare practice, Clinical Trends in Geriatric Medicine is of great value to internists, family practitioners, geriatricians, nurses, and physician assistants who care for older adults.

Keywords

Assisted Living Depression Fall prevention Memory loss Older adult cognition Urinary Incontinence

Editors and affiliations

  • Lee Ann Lindquist
    • 1
  1. 1.10th FlCHICAGOUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28137-7
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-28135-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-28137-7
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