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The Core of geriatric medicine

a guide for students and practitioners

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Published by Mosby in St. Louis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geriatrics.,
  • Geriatrics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditors, Leslie S. Libow, Frederick T. Sherman.
    ContributionsLibow, Leslie S., 1933-, Sherman, Frederick T.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC952 .C595
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 354 p. :
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4109782M
    ISBN 100801630967
    LC Control Number80024704

    Geriatric care is provided in a variety of settings ranging from the home to long-term care institutions There The Core of geriatric medicine book specific definitions and criteria for admission to different types of care settings Funding for care in different settings varies and depends on many factors Transitions between care settings must be coordinated in order to avoid unnecessary duplication, medical errors, and patient injuries Integrated, multi-level systems provide the most coordinated care for complex geriatric patients This book uses well-structured and concise cases from the Oxford hospitals to comprehensively cover the presentation, management, and treatment of illness in older people alongside relevant social and ethical issues. At the same time, trainees have less flexibility to move between specialties or to delay progress through training whilst they decide on a medical specialty. Book III repeats the questions and contains answers, critiques, and references. United Kingdom[ edit ] In the United Kingdom, most geriatricians are hospital physicians, whereas others focus on community geriatrics in particular.

    Trainees will not be certified for time spent in training in their final year prior to submission of a first satisfactory project. This format, of syllabus, question, scoring forms and annotated answers provides a self-study course in preparation for the board examinations in geriatric medicine. For the survey questions that produced free-text responses, an inductive, iterative approach to analysis was employed that consisted of two phases. Highly recommended. The review should critically appraise the research and apply it to the specific question to be answered. Once the data are collected, analyses can be carried out.

    In this context, it is very welcome to see the latest edition of Brocklehurst's textbook. From a physical perspective, the text examines age-related changes and disease-related processes, the demography of the aging population, aging theories, and how to promote optimal aging. Projects should be: between words to evidence an adequate amount of work exclusive of abstract, tables and references. There is however wide variety in how geriatric medicine training is coordinated and delivered elsewhere in the world [ 7 ].


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The Core of geriatric medicine Download PDF Ebook

The response rate was thus The specific question and search strategy, including key terms, should be clearly stated including the methodology used to find, sort, select and appraise the literature. The annotated answers provide a wealth of information and bibliographic citations.

The authors address demographic, theoretical, and methodological issues on aging, including a worldwide overview of aging demographics. New to the Second Edition: Information involving retirement, volunteer opportunities, housing, and adaptation to health changes Coverage of economics and aging, including information on social security and other retirement income and the future of Medicare and Medicaid Significant new information about the regulatory systems Revised and updated chapters on death and dying and optimal aging Discussions on two models of optimal aging and valuable tips for its promotion URLs to relevant websites for additional information.

Supriya G. Mohile, M.D., M.S.

Geriatricians must respect the patients' privacy while seeing that they receive appropriate and necessary services. The questions and answers, formerly highly subjective and idiosyncratic, are less so.

For a clinician, there is much useful background information including overview of the ageing process. Thesis III of the Canon discussed the diet suitable for old peopleand dedicated several sections to elderly patients who become constipated.

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Perceived low prestige of the specialty was also commonly cited 61, Ideally, the audit should then be repeated to assess the success of the interventions. As such it The Core of geriatric medicine book a wide audience among geriatricians and those in training to become geriatricians.

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Your contribution statement can be excluded from the word count. Requirement Two PQRs are to be completed per year one every six monthsearly in the rotation. Responses were collected anonymously. To that end, HELP promotes interventions designed to maintain cognitive and physical functioning of older adults throughout the hospitalization, maximize patients' independence at discharge, assist with the transition from hospital to home and prevent unplanned hospital readmissions.

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Australia Due by 15 September for trainees who first commenced training in onwards or before with a February start date. Adequate training, services, and support can reduce the likelihood of elder abuse, and proper attention can often identify it. Medical conditions in geriatric patients are commonly chronic, multiple, and multifactorial Older individuals commonly suffer multiple chronic conditions, making management complex and challenging Acute illness are superimposed on chronic conditions and their management Treatment for one chronic or acute illness can influence the management of other underlying conditions Multiple factors are generally involved in the pathogenesis of geriatric conditions 3.

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nursing, rehabilitation therapists, dieticians, pharmacists, social workers, etc. 7. The fully revised Geriatrics Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine, Sixth Edition (GRS6) contains the latest developments in geriatric medicine for those who wish to expand and update their knowledge in the field.

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