Ham's Primary Care Geriatrics - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780323721684

Ham's Primary Care Geriatrics

7th Edition

A Case-Based Approach

Editors: Gregg Warshaw Jane Potter Ellen Flaherty Matthew K. McNabney Mitchell T. Heflin Richard Ham
Paperback ISBN: 9780323721684
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 5th January 2021
Page Count: 592
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Written with first-line primary care providers in mind, Ham’s Primary Care Geriatrics: A Case-Based Approach, 7th Edition, is a comprehensive, easy-to-read source of practical clinical guidance for this rapidly growing population. Using a unique, case-based approach, it covers the patient presentations you’re most likely to encounter, offering key clinical information, expert advice, and evidence-based medical guidelines throughout. This highly regarded text uses a consistent format and an enjoyable writing style to keep you informed, engaged, and up to date in this increasingly important field.

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE

1. Principles of Primary Care of Older Adults

2. Interprofessional Team Care

3. Assessment

4. Wellness and Prevention

5. Advanced Cultural Competency in Caring for Geriatric Patients

6. Appropriate Prescribing

7. Ethics

8. Financing and Organization of Health Care

9. Billing and Coding

10. Hospital Care

11. Long-Term Care

12. Home Care

13. Rehabilitation

14. Palliative Care

UNIT TWO: GERIATRIC SYNDROMES AND COMMON SPECIAL PROBLEMS

15. Emergency Care

16. Delirium

17. Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

18. Depression

19. Balance, Gait and Mobility

20. Falls

21. Dizziness

22. Syncope

23. Urinary Incontinence

24. Constipation and Fecal Incontinence

25. Hearing Impairment

26. Visual Impairment and Eye Problems

27. Persistent Pain

28. Malnutrition and Feeding Problems

29. Frailty

30. Pressure Ulcers

31. Sleep Disorders

32. Sexual Health

33. Mistreatment and Neglect

34. Alcoholism

35. Driving

UNIT THREE: SELECTED CLINICAL PROBLEMS OF THE ORGAN SYSTEMS

36. Hypertension

37. Coronary Artery Disease and Atrial Fibrillation

38. Congestive Heart Failure

39. Peripheral Vascular Disease

40. Transient Ischemic Attacks and Stroke

41. Diabetes Mellitus

42. Thyroid Disorders

43. Osteoporosis

44. Arthritis and Related Disorders

45. Foot Problems

46. Cancer

47. Anemia

48. Pulmonary Disease

49. Infectious Diseases

50. The Acute Abdomen

51. Benign Prostate Disease

52. Parkinson's Disease

53. Oral Disorders

54. Skin Problems

Details

No. of pages:
592
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2021
Published:
5th January 2021
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780323721684

About the Editors

Gregg Warshaw

Affiliations and Expertise

Martha Betty Semmons Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Director, Geriatric Medicine Program, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio

Jane Potter

Affiliations and Expertise

Harris Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Home Instead Center for Successful Aging, Omaha, Nebraska

Ellen Flaherty

Affiliations and Expertise

Dartmouth Center for Health and Aging, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth; Department of Primary Care-Geriatrics, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire

Matthew K. McNabney

Mitchell T. Heflin

Richard Ham

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, WVU Center on Aging, Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Psychiatry, Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia