Current Geriatric Diagnosis & Treatment, 1st Edition

Section I - Approach to the Geriatric Patient

CHAPTER 1. The Need for Expertise in Geriatric Medicine in the Care of Older Patients

CHAPTER 2. Continuity of Care

CHAPTER 3. Prevention & Health Promotion

CHAPTER 4. Geriatric Assessment

Section II - Environments of Care

CHAPTER 5. Office Practice

CHAPTER 6. Home Care

CHAPTER 7. Hospital Care

CHAPTER 8. Community-Based & Nursing Home Long-Term Care

CHAPTER 9. Surgical & Perioperative Care

Section III - Common Disorders in the Elderly

CHAPTER 10. Delirium

CHAPTER 11. Cognitive Impairment & Dementia

CHAPTER 12. Falls & Mobility Disorder

CHAPTER 13. Parkinson's Disease & Essential Tremor

CHAPTER 14. Depression & Other Mental Health Issues

CHAPTER 15. Sleep Disorders

CHAPTER 16. Visual & Hearing Impairment

CHAPTER 17. Syncope & Dizziness

CHAPTER 18. Cerebrovascular Disease

CHAPTER 19. Cardiac Disease

CHAPTER 20. Hypertension

CHAPTER 21. Peripheral Vascular & Thromboembolic Disease

CHAPTER 22. Respiratory Diseases

CHAPTER 23. Abdominal Complaints & Gastrointestinal Disorders

CHAPTER 24. Urinary Incontinence

CHAPTER 25. Renal System, Fluid, & Electrolytes

CHAPTER 26. Geriatric Rheumatology

CHAPTER 27. Osteoporosis & Hip Fractures

CHAPTER 28. Pressure Ulcers

CHAPTER 29. Common Skin Disorders

CHAPTER 30. Cancers in the Geriatric Population

CHAPTER 31. Anemia

CHAPTER 32. Endocrine Disorders

CHAPTER 33. Diabetes in the Elderly

CHAPTER 34. Common Infections

Section IV - Special Situations

CHAPTER 35. Special Issues in Women's Health: Hormonal Health Issues of Early & Late Postmenopausal Women

CHAPTER 36. Health Issues of the Aging Male

CHAPTER 37. Principles of Rehabilitation

CHAPTER 38. Nutrition & Failure to Thrive

CHAPTER 39. Use of Alcohol, Tobacco, & Nonprescribed Drugs

CHAPTER 40. Elder Mistreatment: Abuse, Neglect, & Exploitation

CHAPTER 41. Principles of Drug Therapy: Changes with Aging, Polypharmacy, & Drug Interaction

CHAPTER 42. Exercise

CHAPTER 43. Common Pain Syndromes & Management of Pain

CHAPTER 44. Palliative Care

CHAPTER 45. Anti-Aging & Complementary Therapies

CHAPTER 46. Common Legal & Ethical Issues