The Resource Brocklehurst's textbook of geriatric medicine and gerontology, [edited by] Howard M. Fillit, Kenneth Rockwood, John Young

Brocklehurst's textbook of geriatric medicine and gerontology, [edited by] Howard M. Fillit, Kenneth Rockwood, John Young

Label
Brocklehurst's textbook of geriatric medicine and gerontology
Title
Brocklehurst's textbook of geriatric medicine and gerontology
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Howard M. Fillit, Kenneth Rockwood, John Young
Title variation
Textbook of geriatric medicine and gerontology
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
618.97
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC952
LC item number
.B75 2017e
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Brocklehurst's textbook of geriatric medicine and gerontology, [edited by] Howard M. Fillit, Kenneth Rockwood, John Young
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction : aging, frailty, and geriatric medicine -- The epidemiology of aging -- The future of old age -- Successful aging : the centenarians -- Evolution theory and the mechanisms of aging -- Methodologic challenges of research in older people -- Geroscience -- Genetic mechanisms of aging -- Cellular mechanisms of aging -- The premature aging syndrome : Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome{u2014}insights into normal aging -- The neurobiology of aging: free radical stress and metabolic pathways -- Allostasis and allostatic overload in the context of aging -- Neuroendocrinology of aging -- Frailty : the broad view -- Aging and deficit accumulation : clinical implications -- Effects of aging on the cardiovascular system -- Age-related changes in the respiratory system -- Neurologic signs in older adults -- Connective tissues and aging -- Bone and joint aging -- Aging and the gastrointestinal system -- Aging of the urinary tract -- Endocrinology of aging -- Aging and the blood -- Aging and the skin -- The pharmacology of aging -- Antiaging medicine -- Normal cognitive aging -- Social gerontology -- Social vulnerability in old age -- The aging personality and self : diversity and health issues -- Productive aging -- Presentation of disease in old age -- Multidimensional geriatric assessment -- Laboratory diagnosis and geriatrics : more than just reference intervals for older adults -- Social assessment of older patients -- Surgery and anesthesia in the frail older patient -- Measuring outcomes of multidimensional geriatric assessment programs -- Chronic cardiac failure -- Diagnosis and management of coronary artery disease -- Practical issues in the care of frail older cardiac patients -- Hypertension -- Valvular heart disease -- Cardiac arrhythmias -- Syncope -- Vascular surgery -- Venous thromboembolism in older adults -- Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Nonobstructive lung disease and thoracic tumors -- Classification of the dementias -- Neuropsychology in the diagnosis and treatment of dementia -- Alzheimer disease -- Vascular cognitive disorders -- Frontotemporal lobar degeneration -- Delirium -- Mental illness in older adults -- Intellectual disability in older adults -- Epilepsy -- Headache and facial pain -- Stroke : epidemiology and pathology -- Stroke : clinical presentation, management, and organization of services -- Long-term stroke care -- Disorders of the autonomic nervous system -- Parkinsonism and other movement disorders -- Neuromuscular disorders -- Intracranial tumors -- Disorders of the spinal cord and nerve roots -- Central nervous system infections -- Arthritis in older adults -- Metabolic bone disease -- Orthopedic geriatrics -- Sarcopenia -- The pancreas -- The liver -- Biliary tract diseases -- The upper gastrointestinal tract -- The small bowel -- The large bowel -- Nutrition and aging -- Obesity -- Diseases of the aging kidney -- Disorders of water and electrolyte metabolism --
  • The prostate -- Aging males and testosterone -- Gynecologic disorders in older women -- Breast cancer -- Adrenal and pituitary disorders -- Disorders of the thyroid -- Disorders of the parathyroid glands -- Diabetes mellitus -- Blood disorders in older adults -- Geriatric oncology -- Clinical immunology : immune senescence and the acquired immunodeficiency of aging -- Skin disease and old age -- Aging and disorders of the eye -- Disorders of hearing -- Health promotion for community-living older adults -- Sexuality in old age -- Physical activity for successful aging -- Rehabilitation : evidence-based physical and occupational therapy techniques for stroke and Parkinson disease -- Geriatric pharmacotherapy and polypharmacy -- Impaired mobility -- Falls -- Podiatry -- Constipation and fecal incontinence in old age -- Urinary incontinence -- Pressure ulcers -- Sleep in relation to aging, frailty, and cognition -- Malnutrition in older adults -- Geriatric dentistry : maintaining oral health in the geriatric population -- Pain in the older adult -- The mistreatment and neglect of frail older people -- HIV and aging : current status and evolving perspectives -- Palliative medicine for the older patient -- Ethical issues in geriatric medicine -- Managing frailty : roles for primary care -- Geriatric emergency and prehospital care -- Acute hospital care for frail older adults -- Intensive care medicine in older adults : a critical age? -- Geriatric medicine in Europe -- Geriatric medicine in North America -- Geriatrics in Asia -- Geriatrics in Latin America -- Medical care for older long-term care residents in the United Kingdom -- Institutional long-term care in the United States -- Education in geriatric medicine -- Improving quality of care for older people in England -- Quality initiatives aimed at improving Medicare -- Managed care for older Americans -- Telemedicine applications in geriatrics -- Gerontechnology -- Optimizing the built environment for frail older adults -- Transcultural geriatrics
Control code
ocn951809774
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Eighth edition
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 1143 pages )
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780702063442
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35150920
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)951809774
  • clinickey0702063444

Library Locations

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