Reichel's Care of the Elderly: Clinical Aspects of Aging

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Joseph J. Gallo, William Reichel
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1999 - 856 páginas
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Now in its Fifth Edition, Reichel's Care of the Elderly continues to provide comprehensive, clinical approaches to the whole geriatric patient, geared specifically to the family practitioner. New topics covered in this edition include behavioral disturbances in dementia, driving and the older adult, clinical practice guidelines in the elderly, ethnic diversity, spiritual aspects of aging, healthcare organizations, Alzheimer's disease, end-of-life care, and aging in adults.

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Multidimensional Assessment of the Older Patient
20
Prevention for Older Persons
39
Clinical Practice Guidelines in Geriatrics
50
Drugs and the Elderly
59
Common Complaints of the Elderly
88
Diagnosis and Management of Heart Disease in the Elderly
95
Hypertension in the Elderly
129
Exercise for Older Patients
141
Retinal Disorders of Aging
567
Geriatric Dentistry
584
Ethnic Diversity of the Aged
595
Care of the Elderly in Three Nations
609
Optimizing Strategies for Primary Care Geriatrics
622
Cell Biology and Physiology of Aging
631
Principles of Cancer Prevention and Cancer Treatment
637
5 The Elderly and Their Families
644

Pulmonary Problems in the Elderly
155
Clinical Geropsychiatry
179
Evaluation and Management of Delirium and Dementia
200
Behavioral Disturbances in Dementia
214
Biologic Aspects
229
Improving the Quality of Life in LongTerm Care
252
Rehabilitation and the Aged
274
Gastrointestinal Disease in the Aged
287
HIV Infection in Older People
309
Lipid Abnormalities in Older People
341
Urologic Problems of the Elderly
371
Geriatric Gynecology
392
3 Breast Cancer
407
Osteoporosis and Other Metabolic Disorders of the Skeleton
442
Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Elderly
456
Foot Health for the Elderly
479
Diabetes Mellitus in the Elderly Patient
503
Anemia and Other Hematologic Problems of the Elderly
525
Practical Considerations in Prevention
543
Ocular Disorders of Aging
555
The Mistreatment of Older Adults
652
Implications of Population Aging for Geriatric Health
659
Health Care Organization and Financing
670
Retirement
680
Evaluation of Competence
686
CommunityBased LongTerm Care
692
Institutional LongTerm Care
702
Sexuality
718
Driving and the Older Adult
726
6 Accidents in the Elderly
739
Minimizing Iatrogenic Illness
749
Hospice A Life Force
763
Spiritual Aspects of Aging
781
Preventive Ethics in Geriatric Practice
789
LongTerm Care Decision Making
803
Advance Directives
813
The Values
826
Index
837
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Sobre o autor (1999)

Dr William Reichel is Affiliated Scholar at the Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics, Georgetown University Medical Center.

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