Hazzard's Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Sixth Edition (Principles of Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology)

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The most complete, authoritative guide available on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the elderly -- updated with a new global perspective

A Doody's Core Title for 2015!

"In addition to serving as a timely, comprehensive, state-of-the-art textbook of geriatric medicine anchored in science, evidence-based medicine, and patient-centered practice, the book also is intended to meet the learning needs of fellows in geriatric medicine. The authors succeed in modeling a textbook of geriatric medicine on textbooks of internal medicine. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service

The undisputed leader on the subject of geriatrics, this comprehensive guide combines gerontology principles with clinical geriatrics offering unmatched coverage of this area of medicine.

Written by some of the world's most respected geriatricians, Hazzard's Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology presents the most up-to-date, evidence-based medical information available -- in a revamped 2-color design that makes finding the answers to your questions faster and easier than ever.

Features:

  • A greater emphasis on evidence-based medicine through the expanded use of Clinical Practice Guidelines and references to systematic reviews and critically appraised topics
  • A new international advisory board of 12 global authorities and an increased number of international contributors for a greater global perspective
  • Important new chapters on the cultural aspects of geriatrics, emergency geriatrics, hospital geriatrics, international geriatric care, and rural geriatric care
  • Information integrated with additional online resources
  • Tables, drawings, and clinical algorithms made even more effective by a new two-color design
  • 300 illustrations (including 64 in a full-color insert)

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About the Author:

Jeffrey B. Halter, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine
Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Director, Geriatrics Center and Institute of Gerontology
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Joseph G. Ouslander, MD
Professor and Associate Dean for Geriatric Programs
Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science
Professor (Courtesy), Christine E. Lyon College of Nursing
Florida Atlantic University
Professor of Medicine (Voluntary)
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Boca Raton, FL

Mary E. Tinetti, MD
Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Public Health
Director, Program on Aging
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Stephanie Studenski, MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Medicine (Geriatrics)
University of Pittsburgh
Staff Physician, VA Pittsburgh GRECC
Pittsburgh, PA

Kevin P. High, MD, MS
Chief, Section on Infectious Diseases
Professor of Medicine, Sections on Infectious Diseases,
Hematology/Oncology, and Molecular Medicine
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Winston-Salem, NC

Sanjay Asthana, MD
Duncan G. and Lottie H. Ballantine Chair in Geriatrics
Professor and Head, Section of Geriatrics & Gerontology
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Director, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC)
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
Associate Director, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute
Madison, WI

EDITOR EMERITUS AND SENIOR ADVISOR:
William R. Hazzard, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of Washington
Director, Geriatrics and Extended Care
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Seattle, WA

Senior Editorial Assistant:
Nancy Woolard, MD
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Winston-Salem, NC

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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional/Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, 2009. Hardcover. Condition: New. 5th or later edition. The undisputed leader on the subject of geriatrics, this comprehensive guide combines gerontology principles with clinical geriatrics offering unmatched coverage of this area of medicine. Written by some of the world`s most respected geriatricians, Hazzard`s Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology presents the most up-to-date, evidence-based medical information available -- in a revamped 2-color design that makes finding the answers to your questions faster and easier than ever. Features: A greater emphasis on evidence-based medicine through the expanded use of Clinical Practice Guidelines and references to systematic reviews and critically appraised topics A new international advisory board of 12 global authorities and an increased number of international contributors for a greater global perspective Important new chapters on the cultural aspects of geriatrics, emergency geriatrics, hospital geriatrics, international geriatric care, and rural geriatric care Information integrated with additional online resources Tables, drawings, and clinical algorithms made even more effective by a new two-color design 300 illustrations (including 64 in a full-color insert) Table of contents Foreword Preface Part I: PRINCIPLES OF GERONTOLOGY 1. Biology of Aging and Longevity, Richard A. Miller 2. Genetics of Age-Dependent Human Disease, Thomas B.L. Kirkwood 3. Immunology and Aging, Birgit Weinberger, Daniela Weiskopf, and Beatrix Grubeck-Loebenstein 4. Inflammation and Aging, Jeremy D. Wilson 5. Demography and Epidemiology, Jack M. Guralnik and Luigi Ferrucci 6. International Gerontology, Roberto Bernabei, Len Gray, John Hirdes, Xiaomei Pei, Jean Claude Henrard, Palmi V. Jonsson, Graziano Onder, Giovanni Gambassi, Naoki Ikegami, Annette Hylen Ranhoff, Iain G. Carpenter, Rowan H. Harwood, Brant E. Fries, John N. Morris, and Knight Steel 7. Psychosocial Aspects of Aging, Richard Schulz and Steven M. Albert 8. General Principles of Pharmacology, Sarah N. Hilmer and Gary A. Ford 9. Preventive Gerontology: Strategies for Optimizing Health Across the Life Span, Elizabeth A. Phelan, Miguel A. Paniagua, and William R. Hazzard Part II: PRINCIPLES OF GERIATRICS 10. Evaluation, Management, and Decision Making with the Older Patient, Sharon E. Straus and Mary E. Tinetti Section A: Assessment 11. Principles of Geriatric Assessment, David B. Reuben and Sonja Rosen 12. Mental Status and Neurological Examination in Older Adults, James E. Galvin 13. Assessment of Decisional Capacity and Competencies, Margaret A. Drickamer and James M. Lai 14. Principles of Screening in Older Adults, Louise C. Walter Section B: Organization of Care 15. Health Care System, Chad Boult 16. Transitions, William L. Lyons and Eric A. Coleman 17. Acute Hospital Care, Scott A. Flanders, Paula M. Podrazik, Chad Whelan, and Caroline Blaum 18. Emergency Department Care, Scott T. Wilber and Lowell W. Gerson 19. Critical Care in the Elderly, Eric B. Milbrandt and Derek C. Angus 20. Subacute Care, Edward R. Marcantonio and Mark Yurkofsky 21. Nursing Facility Care, Mary Pat Rapp and Keith L. Rapp 22. Community-Based Long-Term Care and Home Care, Jennifer Hayashi and Bruce Leff 23. Rural Aging, Kenneth Brummel-Smith Section C: Special Management Issues 24. Appropriate Approach to Prescribing, Paula A. Rochon, Jennifer Tjia, Sudeep S. Gill, and Jerry H. Gurwitz 25. Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Aging, Joseph T. Hanlon, Marc R. Blackman, and Ronald M. Glick 26. Team Care, Ellen Flaherty, Kathryn Hyer, and Terry Fulmer 27. Social Work, Ruth E. Dunkle and Mary Catherine Dennis 28. Self-Management of Health Behavior in Geriatric Medicine, W. Jack Rejeski, Lawrence R. Brawley, and Mary E. Jung 29. Rehabilitation of the Older Adult, Cynthia J. Brown and Claire Peel 30. Pain Printed Pages: 1760. Seller Inventory # 42406

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