This book distills the wealth of knowledge contained in the classic text, Geriatric Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach, 4/e into a practical guide for primary care, family medicine, and internal medicine residents. Written by top experts in the field, the book offers a detailed, compact overview of geriatric care. It addresses geriatric pharmacology, Medicare and Medicaid, and numerous other subjects unique to older adults. The case-based instructional approach helps readers navigate the complexity of prevention, presentation, and treatment for conditions such as depression, dementia, and hypertension. Graphs and tables aid the reader in determining the proper courses of treatment.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 628
Weight: 1970 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 33 mm
Edition: 2007 ed.
From the reviews:
"Fundamentals of Geriatric Medicine comprehensively covers the broad field of geriatric medicine in 624 pages. ... The bibliography at the end of each chapter is up to date ... . The book is reasonably priced ... . It provides clinically relevant information in an excellent, straightforward manner. It will be decidedly useful to medical students, residents, fellows, and primary care clinicians (physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistant)." (Aman Nanda, Journal of the American Mathematical Association, Vol. 298 (12), 2007)
"This is a practical educational companion to the fourth edition of Geriatric Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach, by Christine K. Cassel ... . The layout is easy to read and concise. ... This is an excellent text for medical students and residents completing a rotation in geriatric medicine. Primary care Physicians ... will also find this book to be of great value." (Gregory J. Hanson, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Vol. 82 (9), September, 2007)
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