Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

7th Edition

Expert Consult - Online and Print

Authors: Howard Fillit Kenneth Rockwood Kenneth Woodhouse
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416062318
eBook ISBN: 9781437720754
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 29th March 2010
Page Count: 1152

Description

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.

Key Features

  • Emphasizes the clinical relevance of the latest scientific findings to help you easily apply the material to everyday practice.
  • Features consistent discussions of clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more that make reference quick and easy.
  • Includes over 255 illustrations—including algorithms, photographs, and tables—that compliment the text to help you find what you need on a given condition.
  • Provides summary boxes at the end of each chapter that highlight important points.

Details

No. of pages:
1152
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437720754
Hardcover ISBN:
9781416062318

About the Author

Howard Fillit

Affiliations and Expertise

Founding Executive Director and Cheif Science Officer, Alzheimers Drug Discovery Foundation, Clinical Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Palliative Care and Neurosceicne, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York

Kenneth Rockwood

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Geriatric Medicine & Neurology, Kathryn Allen Weldon Chair of Alzheimer Research, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University; Consultant Physician, Department of Medicine, Nova Scotia Health Authority, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Honorary Professor of Geriatric Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

Kenneth Woodhouse

Affiliations and Expertise

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