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Geriatric medicine books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Geriatric medicine category. Presented with a red border are the Geriatric medicine books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment by Alberto Pilotto Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

This book offers an up-to-date review on the principles and practice of multidimensional assessment and management of the older individual, which represents the cornerstone of modern clinical practice in the elderly.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Geriatrics, An Issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice by Demetra Antimisiaris, Laura Morton Geriatrics, An Issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice
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This issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, guest edted by Drs. Antimisiaris and Gopalraj, is devoted to Geriatrics. Articles in this issue include: Geriatric Assessment for the Primary Care Provider; Ageism in Medicine: What is Normal Aging?; Management...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Cognitive Impairment and Depression in Older Patients by Martin (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine) Steinberg, Paul B. (Associat Rosenberg Cognitive Impairment and Depression in Older Patients
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This book will guide clinicians through the assessment and management of depression, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and early dementia., Its focus on office-based management, emphasis on practical interventions, use of case studies to illustrate teaching points, and non-academic language are...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

Hormones in Ageing and Longevity by Suresh I. S. Rattan Hormones in Ageing and Longevity

This multi-chapter book focuses on one of the hottest topics in ageing research - the role of hormones in health and longevity, offering a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of their mechanistic roles in health, ageing and longevity.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

Learning Geriatric Medicine A Study Guide for Medical Students by Regina Roller-Wirnsberger Learning Geriatric Medicine A Study Guide for Medical Students

This textbook presents hands-on training material for medical students. The style reflects the need for practice-based teaching with a modern edge in daily clinical routine; accordingly, it also employs online material and pocket cards. Each chapter begins with specific learning...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 08/09/2017

A Hands-on Approach to Teaching about Aging 32 Activities for the Classrrom and Beyond by Hallie Baker A Hands-on Approach to Teaching about Aging 32 Activities for the Classrrom and Beyond

Harnessing the proven benefits of active learning strategies, this is the first activity book created for a broad spectrum of courses in aging-related higher education. It features 32 classroom and community-based educational activities for instructors seeking to introduce and/or enhance...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Using Technology to Improve Care of Older Adults Critical Topics in an Aging Society by Thomas F. Osborne Using Technology to Improve Care of Older Adults Critical Topics in an Aging Society

Presents state-of-the-art developments in multiple new technologies for older adult care. Grounded in a unique team-based geriatrics perspective, this book delivers a broad range of current, evidence-based knowledge about innovative technology that has the potential to advance the care and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

Rapid Geriatric Assessment, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine by John E. Morley Rapid Geriatric Assessment, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Dr. John Morley, is devoted to Rapid Geriatric Assessment. Articles in this issue will address Frailty; Sarcopenia; Anorexia of Aging; Mild Cognitive Impairment; Cognitive Frailty; Falls; Hip Fracture; Depression; Delirium;...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Coming Soon

Pulmonary Disease in the Aging Patient, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine by Sidney S. Braman, Gwen S. Skloot Pulmonary Disease in the Aging Patient, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine
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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Drs. Sidney S. Braman and Gwen S. Skloot, is devoted to Pulmonary Disease in the Aging Patient. Articles in this issue include: The Effects of Aging on Lung Structure and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/11/2017

Delirium in Elderly Patients by Ahmet Turan Isik Delirium in Elderly Patients

This book provides a comprehensive, scholarly, and practical account of delirium that will be of value for all doctors and nurses involved in the care of the elderly.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/12/2017

Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine by Jean-Pierre (Professor of Medicine, Geneva Medical School and University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Switzerland,  Michel Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine
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The third edition of the definitive international reference book on all aspects of the medical care of older persons will provide every physician involved in the care of older patients with a comprehensive resource on all the clinical problems they...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

The Gerontological Imagination An Integrative Paradigm of Aging by Kenneth F. (Distinguished Profressor and Interim Head of Sociology; Director, Center on Aging and the Life Course, Pur Ferraro The Gerontological Imagination An Integrative Paradigm of Aging
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The Gerontological Imagination provides an integrative paradigm of aging that makes it the first book to identify intellectual common ground among scholars studying aging. Ferraro identifies an underlying set of principles that constitute a paradigm for the study of aging:...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Primary Care for Older Adults Models and Challenges by Michael Wasserman Primary Care for Older Adults Models and Challenges

This book provides a comprehensive and systematic state-of-the science review of major primary care delivery models, how they address specific needs of older adults, and available evidence for their efficacy.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/08/2017

Rehabilitation Medicine for Elderly Patients by Stefano Masiero Rehabilitation Medicine for Elderly Patients

This book clearly explains when and how different rehabilitation techniques should be applied in the aging patient, thereby enabling readers to identify and apply those rehabilitation strategies that will maximize quality of life and functional independence in individual cases.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Geriatric Medicine A Problem-Based Approach by Balakrishnan Kichu R. Nair Geriatric Medicine A Problem-Based Approach

The book also discusses various aspects of ambulatory, residential, and palliative care for the elderly, in addition to ethical aspects of old age care, advance care planning and living wills.Geriatric medicine is a rapidly growing field in internal medicine.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/07/2017

Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis by Josef Rovensky Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis

This monograph offers current insights into polymalgia rheumatica and giant cell arthritis. It covers the pathophysiology of these diseases plus their genetic, immunologic and endocrinologic mechanisms. It also addresses the latest in diagnosis and treatment.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2017

Geriatric Trauma and Acute Care Surgery by Aurelio Rodriguez Geriatric Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

The purpose of this book is to give providers of all levels a simple and essential source of practical information in treating the elderly trauma and emergency surgery patient. The Introduction instructs practitioners how to evaluate and assess risk including...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/07/2017

Dementia in Nursing Homes by Sandra Schussler Dementia in Nursing Homes

As such, the book will appeal to professional nurses, nursing scientists, nursing students, other healthcare professionals, and to a broad readership, and will provide a valuable resource for those working in nursing homes, as well as researchers in the field.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

Capacity Assessment and the Law Problems and Solutions by Kelly Purser Capacity Assessment and the Law Problems and Solutions

This book discusses theoretical issues, standards, and professional considerations arising when legal and health practitioners undertake legal capacity assessments in the context of wills, enduring powers of attorney and advance health directives. The potential loss of cognition can erode autonomy...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/05/2017

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