Princeton University Library Catalog

Geriatric medicine : an evidence-based approach / editor, Christine K. Cassel ; deputy editor, Rosanne M. Leipzig ; associate editors, Harvey Jay Cohen, Eric B. Larson, Diane E. Meier ; managing editor, Carol F. Capello.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Springer, c2003.
Εdition:
4th ed.
Description:
xxv, 1318 p., ii p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • 1. Evidence-Based Medicine and Geriatrics / Rosanne M. Leipzig -- 2. Molecular and Biologic Factors in Aging / Charles Mobbs -- 3. Physiology of Aging / George E. Taffet -- 4. The Demography of Aging / S. Jay Olshansky -- 5. Epidemiology and Aging / Tamara B. Harris -- 6. Psychosocial Influences on Health in Later Life / Elizabeth C. Clipp and Karen E. Steinhauser -- 7. Principles of Pharmacology / Jerry Avorn, Jerry H. Gurwitz and Paula Rochon -- 8. Clinical Strategies of Prescribing for Older Adults / Judith L. Beizer -- 9. Contexts of Care / Laurence Z. Rubenstein -- 10. The Long and the Short of Long-Term Care / Robert L. Kane -- 11. The Geriatrician in the Nursing Home / Wayne C. McCormick -- 12. Home Care / Sharon A. Levine and Patricia P. Barry -- 13. Acute Hospital Care / Robert M. Palmer -- 14. Clinical Approach to the Older Patient: An Overview / Glendo L. Tangarorang, Gerard J. Kerins and Richard W. Besdine --
  • 15. Chronic Disease Management / Harrison G. Bloom -- 16. Prevention / Harrison G. Bloom -- 17. Instruments to Assess Functional Status / Brandon Koretz and David B. Reuben -- 18. Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and Systems Approaches to Geriatric Care / David B. Reuben -- 19. Neuropsychological Testing / Marilyn S. Albert -- 20. Preoperative Assessment and Perioperative Care / Peter Pompei -- 21. Anesthesia for the Geriatric Patient / Jeffrey H. Silverstein -- 22. Surgical Approaches to the Geriatric Patient / Ronnie Ann Rosenthal -- 23. Rehabilitation / Kenneth Brummel-Smith -- 24. Old Age and Care Near the End of Life / Diane E. Meier -- 25. Doctor-Patient Communication Issues / James A. Tulsky -- 26. Care Near the End of Life / Sarah Goodlin -- 27. Sources of Suffering in the Elderly / Maria Torroella Carney and Diane E. Meier -- 28. Acute and Chronic Pain / Bruce A. Ferrell --
  • 29. Palliative Care in Early, Moderate, and Advanced Dementia / Anna Monias and Diane E. Meier -- 30. The Value of Achieving a Peaceful Death / Daniel Callahan -- Cancer in the Elderly: An Overview / Harvey Jay Cohen -- 31. The Science of Neoplasia and Its Relationship to Aging / Robert E. Martell and Harvey Jay Cohen -- 32. Screening for Cancer / Eugene Z. Oddone, Mitchell T. Heflin and John R. Feussner -- 33. Breast Cancer / Ann Partridge and Eric Winer -- 34. Colon Cancer and Other Gastrointestinal Malignancies / Peter C. Enzinger and Robert J. Mayer -- 35. Lung Cancer / Eric B. Haura, Susan A. Blackwell and Jeffrey Crawford -- 36. Prostate Cancer / Khalid Matin and Donald L. Trump -- 37. Gynecologic Cancers / Angeles A. Alvarez and Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson -- 38. Hematologic Malignancies / Marc Gautier, Elizabeth M. Bengtson, Edward M. Liebers and Harvey Jay Cohen -- 39. Cardiovascular Disease / Nanette Kass Wenger --
  • 40. Hypertension / Mark A. Supiano -- 41. Peripheral Arterial Disease / William R. Hiatt and Mark R. Nehler -- 42. Rheumatologic Diseases / Daniel J. Brauner, Leif B. Sorensen and Michael H. Ellman -- 43. Skeletal Fragility in the Elderly / Angela Inzerillo, Jameel Iqbal, Bruce Troen and Diane E. Meier -- 44. Orthopedic Problems with Aging / Lawrence A. Pottenger -- 45. Medical Aspects of Hip Fracture Management / R. Sean Morrison and Albert L. Siu -- 46. Treatment of Diabetes / Kenneth L. Minaker -- 47. Thyroid Disorders / David S. Cooper -- 48. Changes in Male Sexuality / Thomas Mulligan and Waleed Siddiqi -- 49. Sexual Function and the Older Woman / Fran E. Kaiser -- 50. Gynecologic and Urologic Problems of Older Women / M. Chrystie Timmons -- 51. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia / Catherine E. DuBeau -- 52. Nephrology/Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders / Sharon Anderson -- 53. Immunology of Aging / Edith A. Burns and James S. Goodwin --
  • 54. Infectious Diseases / Thomas T. Yoshikawa -- 55. Hematologic Problems / Gerald Rothstein -- 56. Gastroenterologic Disorders / Joanne A. P. Wilson -- 57. Pulmonary Disease / James R. Webster, Jr. -- 58. Dermatologic Diseases and Problems / Amy Krupnick Freeman and Marsha Gordon -- 59. Changes and Diseases of the Aging Eye / Bruce P. Rosenthal -- 60. Otologic Changes and Disorders.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
0387955143 (h/c : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2002070548
OCLC:
49761212
Related name:
RCP:
C - S