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The sixth edition of Reichel's Care of the Elderly: Clinical Aspects of Aging remains the pioneering text for the practicing physician confronted with the unique problems of an increasingly elderly population. Dr. William Reichel's formative text is designed as a practical and useful guide for all levels of geriatric care, from medical students to geriatric specialists.
This book emphasizes clinical management and addressed problems from the simple to the highly complex. The renowned editors have revised every chapter and have included the most recent advances in elderly care. New chapters include hormonal therapy in post-menopausal women, drug therapy for Alzheimer's sufferers, alternative medicine, the chronic understaffing of nursing homes, management of delirium, and ethical issues. Comprehensive and written for any clinicians caring for older patients (including family physicians, general internists, nurse practitioners, geriatricians, and other specialists), this esteemed text provides practical and trusted advice.
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The sixth edition of Reichel's Care of the Elderly: Clinical Aspects of Aging remains the pioneering text for the practicing physician confronted with the unique problems of an increasingly elderly population. This book is not a collection of subspecialty chapters but rather emphasizes the clinical management of the geriatric patient with simple to complex problems.About the Author:
Christine Arenson (MD, Jefferson Medical College) is Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Director of the Division of Geriatric Medicine, and Co-Director of the Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Education at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr Arenson is also the Director of the Eastern Pennsylvania-Delaware Geriatric Education Center. Dr Arenson practises family and geriatric medicine at Jefferson Family Associates at the Philadelphia Senior Center.
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