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Practical Guide to the Care of the Geriatric Patient [electronic resource]

[edited by] Tom J. Wachtel, Marsha D. Fretwell
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Philadelphia : Mosby/Elsevier, [2007]
Edition
3rd ed
Language
English
Variant Title
Care of the geriatric patient
Series
Practical guide series
Practical guide series (Philadelphia, Pa.)
ISBN
9780323036719, 0323036716
Access Restriction
Electronic access is available for UVA students, faculty, staff, and affiliates only. IP address verification required.
Contents
  • 1. Biology and demographics of aging
  • 2. Comprehensive geriatric assessment
  • 3. Health maintenance in the elderly
  • 4. Selected functional syndromes
  • 5. Selected organ system abnormalities
  • 6. Optimal pharmacotherapy
  • 7. Long-term care
  • 8. Rehabilitation
  • 9. Socioeconomic and legal issues
  • 10. Alcohol use disorders in older adults.
Description
1 online resource (xxiii, 749 pages) : illustrations.
Notes
  • Rev. ed. of: Practical guide to the care of the geriatric patient / Fred F. Ferri, Marsha D. Fretwell, Tom J. Wachtel. 2nd ed. c1997.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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