Geriatrics for Specialists

Editors: Burton, John R., Lee, Andrew G., Potter, Jane F. (Eds.)

  • Written by experts in the fields
  • Provides best practices for care of the elderly 
  • Resource for developing geriatric models of care
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This book focuses on the  circumstances  that lead to the marked increased vulnerability of seniors and are most challenging to clinicians including the presence of multiple chronic medical conditions, variable losses of physiological function, and heterogeneity among individuals.  Written by the experts who lead the initiative to deliver high quality surgical and medical care to the elderly, Geriatrics for Specialists is the first book of its kind to provide the comprehensive knowledge specialists and associated generalists need to deliver quality health care to seniors.   With topics on important cross cutting issues like frailty, delirium and polypharmacy and specialty chapters on emergency medicine, anesthesia, many surgical and medical disciplines and  rehabilitation,  this book provides clinicians  the knowledge and tools needed to evaluate, treat and manage the unique needs of seniors.

 

Geriatrics for Specialists was created as a resource for  specialist, generalists and allied health professionals and their students and trainees  who care for elderly patients.

About the authors

John R. Burton, MD

Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center     

Mason F. Lord Building, Center Tower, 7th Floor

Baltimore, MD 21224-2735


Andrew G. Lee, MDProfessor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell MedicineClinical Professor of Ophthalmology, UTMB and UT MD Anderson Cancer CenterAdjunct Professor of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine and University of IowaChair, Blanton Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Houston Methodist HospitalHouston, TX 77030


Table of contents (27 chapters)

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eBook $109.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-31831-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-31829-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Geriatrics for Specialists
Editors
  • John R. Burton
  • Andrew G. Lee
  • Jane F. Potter
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-31831-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-31831-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-31829-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 350
Number of Illustrations and Tables
9 b/w illustrations, 35 illustrations in colour
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