Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Geriatrics 2E

  • Brie Williams Anna Chang C. Seth Landefeld
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. A Doody's Core Title for 2015!An authoritative, one-stop source of answers on conditions commonly encountered among older adultsFor more than 70 years, professors, students, and clinicians have trusted LANGE for high-quality, current, concise medical information in a convenient, affordable, portable format. Whether for coursework, clerkships, USMLE prep, specialty board review, or patient care, there's a LANGE book that guarantees success. Provides a framework for using the functional and cognitive status, prognosis, and social context of patients to guide diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions Applies the principles of geriatric medicine in different care settings to address common clinical scenarios and common geriatric conditions Includes valuable information on health promotion and disease Delivers essential information on important topics such as delirium, cognitive impairment, dementia, falls and mobility disorders, Parkinson and other movement disorders, sleep disorders, and arthritis Covers special geriatric considerations in cardiovascular health, cancers, endocrine disorders, skin problems, respiratory disease, and renal disorders Concise, practical, and current diagnostic and treatment information on the most common health problems of older adults The best quick reference for busy clinicians who provide care for older patients Valuable to students, residents, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, internists, and family physicians. Includes guidance on care in all settings - clinic, home, hospital, and long-term care, as well as pre- and post-operative settings
Section I. Principles of Geriatric Care 1. Transforming the Care of Older Adults: Knowledge, Skills, & System Change Guiding Principles 2. Consideration of Function & Functional Decline Geriatric Principles Epidemiology of Functional Limitations Assessment of Functional Status Risk Factors for Functional Decline Prevention of Functional Decline Rehabilitation: The Treatment of Functional Decline 3. Goals of Care & Consideration of Prognosis Goals of Care Discussions A Practical Guide to Goals of Care Discussions Importance of Surrogate Decision Makers Prognostication Prognosis Related to Specific Diseases Communicating Prognosis to Patient or Surrogate 4. The Social Context of Older Adults Financial Issues in the Third Age Food Insecurity and Older Adults Medicare Housing and Long-Term Care Caregiving Recommendations for Clinicians 5. The Interprofessional Team Key Definitions and Concepts Interprofessional Team Innovations in Geriatrics Evidence of Interprofessional Teams in the Care of Older Adults Resources and Tools for Teamwork Barriers to the Advancement of Teamwork Future Steps 6. Geriatric Assessment Teams and Clinical Sites of Care Prognosis Patient Goals Functional Assessment Preventive Services Falls and Gait Impairment Vision Impairment Hearing Impairment Dementia Incontinence Depression Nutrition Medication Use Caregiver Support Financial, Environmental and Social Resources Abuse Geriatric Assessment in Primary Care 7. Atypical Presentations of Illness in Older Adults Defining Atypical Presentations Identifying Patients at Risk 8. Prevention & Health Promotion Screening Issues for the Geriatric Population Geriatric Syndromes Health-Related Behaviors Immunizations Endocrine Disorders Cardiovascular Disease Cancer 9. Principles of Prescribing for Older Adults Geriatric Principles Drug Metabolism and Physiologic Effects in Older Adults Geriatric Therapeutics Prescribing for Older Adults Adherence Managing Complexity Prescribing Across the Care Continuum 10. Addressing Multimorbidity in Older Adults Background and Definitions Multimorbidity and Health Outcomes Clinician Challenges in the Care of Older Adults with Multimorbidity General Considerations in the Care of Multimorbid Older Adults 11. Geriatrics & Palliative Care Overview of Palliative Care Psychological, Spiritual, and Social Issues Communication, Decision Making, and Advance Care Planning Challenges to Providing Palliative Care in Long-Term Care Settings Caring for Family Members: Grief and Bereavement 12. Ethics & Informed Decision Making Ethical Issues in the Care of Older Adults Decision-Making Capacity and Informed Decision Making Advance Care Planning and Advance Directives Surrogate Decision Making Balancing Promotion of Independence and Patient Safety Section II. Care Settings 13. Transitions and Continuity of Care General Principles in Older Adults Definitions Background Adverse Events During Transitions Barriers to Successful Care Transitions Overcoming the Barriers: Best Practices Evidence-Based Interventions Innovations Conclusion 14. Ambulatory Care & the Patient-Centered Medical Home General Principles in Older Adults Personal Physician Physician Directed Medical Practice Whole-Person Orientation Care Coordination and Integration Quality and Safety Enhanced Access 15. Providing Quality Care to Older Adults in the Emergency Department General Principles Models of Emergency Care Structural Enhancements Financing Clinical Care Future of Emergency Care 16. Hospital Care General Principles in Older Adults: Hazards of Hospitalization Successful Models of Care Approach to the Hospitalized Older Adult Therapy Prevention Transitioning from Hospital to Home 17. Perioperative Care in Older Surgical Patients General Principles in Older Adults Surgical Risk in the Older Adult Clinical Care Models of Surgical Care 18. Long-Term Care, Nursing Home, & Rehabilitation General Principles in Older Adults Long-Term Care in the Community Institutional Long-Term Care Hospice and End-of-Life Care 19. Home-Based Care Preventive Home Care/ Geriatric Assessment Medical House Calls Posthospitalization Case Management & Transitional Care Models Home Rehabilitation Hospital at Home Eligibility Requirements Payment Denials Innovations in Care Delivery Medicaid Area Agencies on Aging Postacute Hospitalization & Home Rehabilitation Care Home Care & Assessments House Calls & Home-Based Primary Care 20. The Aging Traveler General Principles in Older Adults Overview of Travel Problems Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Due to Travel Resources About Travel Risks Ship Travel Air Travel Section III. Common Conditions in Geriatrics 21. Delirium 22. Cognitive Impairment & Dementia 23. Cerebrovascular Disease 24. Parkinson Disease & Essential Tremor Parkinson Disease Essential Tremor 25. Falls & Mobility Disorders 26. Osteoarthritis 27. Osteoporosis & Hip Fractures 28. Coronary Disease Acute Coronary Syndrome Chronic Coronary Heart Disease 29. Heart Failure & Heart Rhythm Disorders Heart Failure Bradyarrhythmias Tachyarrhythmias-Atrial Fibrillation & Atrial Flutter Ventricular Arrhythmias 30. Hypertension 31. Valvular Disease Aortic Stenosis Aortic Insufficiency Mitral Stenosis Mitral Regurgitation 32. Peripheral Arterial Disease & Venous Thromboembolism Peripheral Arterial Disease Venous Thromboembolism 33. Chronic Venous Insufficiency & Lymphedema Chronic Venous Insufficiency Lymphedema 34. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 35. Gastrointestinal & Abdominal Complaints Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Dysphagia Motility Disorders Peptic Ulcer Disease Dyspepsia Diarrhea Diverticular Disease Inflammatory Bowel Disease Fecal Incontinence Colonic Ischemia Abdominal Pain 36. Constipation 37. Fluid & Electrolyte Abnormalities Hyponatremia Hypernatremia Potassium Disorders Hypokalemia Hyperkalemia Nocturnal Polyuria 38. Chronic Kidney Disease 39. Urinary Incontinence 40. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia & Prostate Cancer Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Prostate Cancer 41. Thyroid, Parathyroid, & Adrenal Gland Disorders Subclinical Hypothyroidism Subclinical Hyperthyroidism Hypothyroidism Myxedema Coma Hyperthyroidism Nodular Thyroid Disease & Neoplasia Acute Adrenal Insufficiency Cushing Syndrome Hyperparathyroidism 42. Diabetes 43. Anemia 44. Common Cancers Breast Cancer Lung Cancer Colorectal Cancer Pancreatic Cancer Ovarian Cancer Leukemia Lymphoma 45. Depression & Other Mental Health Issues Depression Suicide Bipolar Disorder Anxiety & Stress Disorders Schizophrenia & Psychotic Disorders 46. Sexual Health & Dysfunction 47. Common Infections Urinary Tract Infections Respiratory Tract Infections Gastrointestinal Infections Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections Prosthetic Joint Infections and Osteomyelitis HIV/AIDS 48. Pressure Ulcers 49. Common Skin Disorders Seborrheic Keratosis Epidermal Inclusion Cyst Warts (Verruca Vulgaris & Verruca Plantaris) Onychomycosis Dry Skin, Pruritus, & Asteatotic Dermatitis Seborrheic Dermatitis Stasis Dermatitis Psoriasis Rosacea Contact Dermatitis Drug Eruption (Morbilliform) Herpes Zoster Scabies Bullous Pemphigoid Actinic Keratosis Basal Cell Carcinoma Squamous Cell Carcinoma Melanoma 50. Sleep Disorders Insomnia Sleep Apnea Periodic Limb Movement During Sleep & Restless Legs Syndrome Narcolepsy Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders REM Behavior Disorder Sleep Problems in Special Populations 51. Oral Diseases & Disorders Section IV. Common Clinical Scenarios in Geriatrics 52. Evaluating Confusion in Older Adults 53. Addressing Polypharmacy & Improving Medication Adherence in Older Adults Problems Caused by Polypharmacy Unprescribing: Intervening to Reduce Polypharmacy Adherence 54. Managing Persistent Pain in Older Adults 55. Considering Anticoagulation in Older Adults Available Classes of Anticoagulant Therapy Management of Bleeding in Older Patients on Anticoagulants 56. Assessing Antiaging Therapies for Older Adults Antiaging Therapies Ethical and Legal Issues with Antiaging Therapies 57. Considering Complementary & Alternative Medicines for Older Adults Massage and Chiropractic Therapy Herbs & Supplements Other Forms of Alternative or Complementary Medicine 58. Managing Misuse of Alcohol & Psychoactive Prescription Medications in Older Adults Health Risks Associated with Hazardous and Harmful Use in Older Adults Psychoactive Medications Definitions to Guide Screening and Interventions Brief Interventions 59. Assessing Older Adults for Syncope Following a Fall General Approach to the Patient with Falls or Syncope How Falls and Syncope Overlap When to Consider Syncope as a Cause of Falls Common Diagnostic Categories to Consider 60. Treating Headaches i n Older Adults 61. Managing Vision Impairment in Older Adults Normal Changes in the Aging Eye Cataracts Age-Related Macular Degeneration Diabetic Retinopathy Glaucoma Systemic Medications and Glaucoma Visual Symptoms Indicating Need for Urgent Referral to an Eye-Care Specialist 62. Managing Hearing Impairment in Older Adults 63. Addressing Chest Pain in Older Adults 64. Addressing Dyspnea in Older Adults 65. Managing Joint Pain in Older Adults Gout Calcium Pyrophosphate Crystal Disease Polymyalgia Rheumatica 66. Managing Back Pain in Older Adults 67. Determining the Appropriate Use of Exercise for Older Adults 68. Defining Adequate Nutrition for Older Adults 69. Helping Older Adults with Low Health Literacy Unique Health Literacy Considerations in Older Adults Screening Clear Health Communication Strategies Systems Approaches 70. Understanding the Effects of Homelessness and Housing Instability on Older Adults Pathways to Homelessness Among Older Adults Strategies to Prevent Homelessness Among Older Adults Health Status of Older Homeless Adults Interaction Between Health Status and Environment Conclusions & Next Steps 71. Understanding the Effects of Criminal Justice Involvement on Older Adults Epidemiology The Clinical Encounter 72. Detecting, Assessing, & Responding to Elder Mistreatment 73. Meeting the Unique Needs of LGBT Older Adults Definitions Health Issues for LGBT Older Adults Biopsychosocial Aspects of Care Conclusion Section V. Broadening Clinical Practice 74. Applying Evidence-Based Medicine to Older Patients The Challenges with Current Evidence Applying the Evidence to Your Older Patients 75. International Perspectives in Geriatric Care Challenges for the Future of China's Aging Population 76. Public Policy Intersecting with an Aging Society Three Spheres of Aging with Dignity and Independence Key Programs and Services for Older Adults Opportunities in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Where Do We Go from Here? Index
Uitgavejaar 2014
ISBN 9780071792080
Verschijningsdatum 15 apr. 2014
Omvang 608
Editie 2nd edition
Auteur(s) Brie Williams Anna Chang C. Seth Landefeld
Bindwijze Paperback
Taal Engels
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