Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

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By

  • Howard Fillit, MD, Executive Director, Institute for the Study of Aging; Clinical Professor, Departments of Geriatrics and Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York, New York, NY
  • Kenneth Rockwood, MD, FRCPC, Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Kathryn Allen Weldon Chair of Alzheimer Research, Centre for Health Care of the Elderly, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Kenneth Woodhouse, Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Geriatric Medicine, Cardiff University, Department of Geriatric Medicine Academic Centre, Llandough, Wales, UK Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Vice Dean of Medicine, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK

Popular with generations of practitioners, Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology has been the definitive reference of choice in the field of geriatric care. The new 7th Edition, by Howard M. Fillit, MD, Kenneth Rockwood, MD, and Kenneth Woodhouse, carries on this tradition with an increased clinical focus and updated coverage to help you meet the unique challenges posed by this growing patient population. Consistent discussions of clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more make reference quick and easy, while over 255 illustrations compliment the text to help you find what you need on a given condition. Examples of the latest imaging studies depict the effects of aging on the brain, and new algorithms further streamline decision making. Expert Consult functionality—new to this edition—further enhances your reference power with convenient online access to the complete text and illustrations from the book.
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Audience

Geriatrics, Primary Care, Internists, Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners

 

Book information

  • Published: March 2010
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-6231-8