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Primary Care Geriatrics

Primary Care Geriatrics
  • Author : Richard J. Ham
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2007
  • Total pages :641
  • ISBN : 9780323039307
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Summary : Accompanying CD-ROM contains video learning modules on gait and balance and dizziness, a dermatology quiz, and downloadable cognitive assessment tools, to hone clinical skills. File formats include QuickTime movies, PDFs, and HTML documents.

Primary Care Geriatrics

Primary Care Geriatrics
  • Author : Richard J. Ham,Philip D. Sloane,Gregg A. Warshaw
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2002
  • Total pages :672
  • ISBN : UOM:39015051430083
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Summary : Geriatrics continues to become a more central and vital component of primary care medicine, making it more important than ever that all providers of geriatric medical care maintain continuous awareness of the principles of geriatrics. PRIMARY CARE GERIATRICS: A CASE-BASED APPROACH provides the principles and key clinical information necessary to ensure the optimal management of elderly patients. Case studies are integrated throughout the text to provide illustrative patient scenarios. The book is divided into three parts: the first outlines the principles of geriatric primary care and the characteristics of older persons from which these principles arise; the second provides detailed, case-based approaches to major geriatric syndromes; and the third section is a presentation of common conditions and situations. Long acknowledged as one of the most practical, user-friendly texts available, this new edition features revised content reflecting the latest advances in the field. Problem-oriented approach providing case studies, along with case discussions for an increased clinical focus Chapter Objectives before each chapter provide an outline of what you can expect to learn Useful boxes highlight key guidelines and tips Clinical pearls are integrated into the text emphasizing crucial clinical considerations. Pre-tests and post-tests included in each chapter enable you to gauge what you've learned Brings you the latest developments in assisted living environments and hospice recommendations Offers essential information on new medications for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, depression, dysmobility, arthritis and incontinence New chapters added on vital topics, such as Pain Management and Arthritis Management Includes expanded information on health promotion

Ham's Primary Care Geriatrics

Ham's Primary Care Geriatrics
  • Author : Richard J. Ham,Philip D. Sloane,Gregg A. Warshaw,Jane F. Potter,Ellen Flaherty
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-12-02
  • Total pages :606
  • ISBN : 0323089364
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Summary : Preceded by: Primary care geriatrics: a case-based approach / [edited by] Richard J. Ham ... [et al.]. 5th ed. 2007.

Ham's Primary Care Geriatrics E-Book

Ham's Primary Care Geriatrics E-Book
  • Author : Richard J. Ham,Philip D. Sloane
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-01-02
  • Total pages :140
  • ISBN : 9780323186513
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Summary : Employing a unique case-based approach, Ham's Primary Care Geriatrics continues to be your comprehensive source of clinical solutions for this challenging population. This gerontology medical reference book features an interdisciplinary perspective that empowers you with team-oriented knowledge on the best diagnosis, treatment, and management strategies available to address the complex needs of older adults. "Overall this is a useful, well written, practical elderly medicine book, ideal for use in primary care. It is reasonable priced and an excellent addition to the bookshelf, virtual or real". Reviewed by: Dr Harry Brown, July 2014 Effectively treat your geriatric patients, and provide helpful guidance to their families, through engaging geriatric case studies that illustrate the principles and key clinical information you need. Form a definitive diagnosis and create the best treatment plans possible using the evidence-based medicine guidelines throughout. Find the information you need quickly and efficiently with a 2-color layout and consistent format, and test your knowledge with USMLE-style questions in every chapter. Offer your geriatric patients the most up-to-date treatment options available with six new chapters addressing Principles of Primary Care of Older Adults, Interprofessional Team Care, Billing and Coding, Frailty, Pressure Ulcers, and Anemia. Access the complete geriatric text online anytime, anywhere at Expert Consult, along with an online Cognitive Status Assessment with four tests and patient teaching guides, a dermatology quiz, and informative videos on Gait and Balance and Dizziness.

Case Studies in Geriatric Primary Care and Multimorbidity Management

Case Studies in Geriatric Primary Care and Multimorbidity Management
  • Author : Karen Dick,Terry Mahan Buttaro
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-02-27
  • Total pages :688
  • ISBN : 0323479987
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Summary : Awarded first place in the 2019 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Gerontologic Nursing category second place in the Advanced Practice Nursing category. Gain expert primary care of older adults with a case-based approach to geriatric primary care and multimorbidity management Written by two leading academic and clinical experts in geriatric primary care, Case Studies in Geriatric Primary Care and Multimorbidity Management, 1st Edition uses detailed Exemplar Case Studies and Practice case studies to teach you how to think like an expert geriatric clinician. Because most older adults have more than one condition when seeking care, both Exemplar and Practice Case Studies place a strong emphasis on "multimorbidity" management, (the management of patients with a host of complex, interacting conditions). To provide extensive practice in learning how to think like an expert, case studies reflect the reality that care does not necessarily begin or end in the primary care setting, cases move fluidly from primary care to acute care to inpatient rehabilitation to assisted living to long-term care. Building on foundational introductory chapters, cases also call on you to develop interprofessional collaboration skills and reflect the diversity of today's older adults, in terms of age (young-old to old-old), gender, culture, ethnicity, sexuality, socioeconomic status, and more! As you work through both basic-level and advanced Practice Case Studies, you can make extensive notes in the printed book and then go online to submit answers for grading and receive expert feedback for self-reflection. NEW! Introductory unit on the core principles of caring for older adults gives you a strong foundation in the principles of geriatric primary care and multimorbidity management. NEW! and UNIQUE! Exceptionally detailed, unfolding Exemplar Case Studies demonstrate how an expert advanced practitioner "thinks clinically" to provide care to older adults with multiple conditions. NEW and UNIQUE! Exceptionally detailed, unfolding Practice Case Studies emphasize patient diversity and multimorbidity management across healthcare settings to help you develop advanced clinical reasoning skills for geriatric primary care. NEW and UNIQUE! Strong emphasis on multimorbidity management focuses on caring for older adults with multiple chronic conditions. NEW! Emphasis on the continuum of care across settings reflects the reality that care does not necessarily begin or end in the primary care setting but can move from primary care to acute care to inpatient rehabilitation to assisted living to long-term care, and so forth. NEW! Online answer submission for grading and expert feedback for self-reflection. NEW! Emphasis on patient diversity reflects the makeup of today's older adult, population in terms of age (young-old to old-old), gender, culture, ethnicity, sexuality, socioeconomic status, and more. NEW! Emphasis on interprofessional collaboration use Exemplar Case Studies and Practice Case Studies to allow you to demonstrate your interprofessional collaboration skills.

Geriatrics, an Issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, E-Book

Geriatrics, an Issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, E-Book
  • Author : Demetra Antimisiaris,Laura Morton
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-08-19
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 9780323545679
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Summary : This issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, guest edited by Demetra Antimisiaris, PharmD and Laura Morton, MD, CMD, is devoted to Geriatrics. Articles in this comprehensive issue include: Managing Polypharmacy in the 15 Minute Office Visit; Sexuality in the Older Adu

Primary Care Geriatrics

Primary Care Geriatrics
  • Author : Richard J. Ham
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1983
  • Total pages :326
  • ISBN : UOM:39015011760348
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Primary Care for Older Adults

Primary Care for Older Adults
  • Author : Michael Wasserman,James Riopelle
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-10-03
  • Total pages :228
  • ISBN : 9783319613291
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Summary : This book provides a comprehensive and systematic state-of-the science review of major primary care delivery models, how they address specific needs of older adults, and available evidence for their efficacy. Written by experts in the field, this book explores the patient-centered medical home model (PCMH) in depth and dives into the complexities of the “medical neighborhood”. It describes and analyzes primary care specifically directed toward special, complex populations, such as the Health Home for safety net patients with mental health needs, and intensive primary care for older adults. It reviews an array of primary care models related to dual eligible patients including the GRACE primary care consultation model and PACE models. It describes primary care with Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants and explores in-depth the massive effort within the VA to develop the Patient Activated Care Team (PACT), a VA form of the PCMH that also has several offshoots that address complex older veterans and veterans with severe mental illness. Finally, it illuminates rarely discussed primary care that occurs within the home and within long-term care. Throughout the entire book, experts navigate the workforce, care quality, and financing challenges of primary care for older adults. Primary Care for Older Adults is a valuable resource for clinicians, researchers, patients, caregivers and their advocates, and policy makers who have an interest in designing, promoting, and implementing high quality primary care for older adults.

Protocols in Primary Care Geriatrics

Protocols in Primary Care Geriatrics
  • Author : John P. Sloan
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-12-06
  • Total pages :202
  • ISBN : 9781468403886
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Summary : Protocols in Primary Care Geriatrics aimes to improve practical clinical knowledge among physicians and oth- ers caring for elderly people. It is designed to give both quick reference to clinical problem-solving schemes and lists, as well as a lucid, readable discussion of the topics. Didactic exercises make the text interesting and provide an opportunity to improve learning. The book's value lies primarily in the combination of notebook-like material and clinical approaches, presented in brief, readable chapters with attached didactic exercises. The audience is mainly family physicians. Primary care internists and other primary specialists caring for elderly people would also be interested. Nursing homes, hospitals, and individual health care professionals other than physicians might use it as a reference.

Geriatric Home-Based Medical Care

Geriatric Home-Based Medical Care
  • Author : Jennifer L. Hayashi,Bruce Leff
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-12-09
  • Total pages :296
  • ISBN : 9783319233659
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Summary : This book is a practical reference for any clinician who has struggled to care for an older adult in a home setting. The volume is written by experts in the field who describe fundamental principles and clinical approaches of geriatric home-based care and their application to specific diseases and conditions, including delirium, incontinence, falls, and chronic pain and disability. The book also details house calls for special populations, from the developmentally disabled to those afflicted with neurologic or psychiatric diseases. The volume explores house calls within the context of the US healthcare system. Geriatric Home-Based Medical Care: Principles and Practice is a valuable resource for geriatricians, geriatric nurses, primary care physicians, social workers, public health officials, and all medical professions who need tools to provide timely, compassionate, and high-quality care for their older adult patients.

Fundamentals of Geriatric Medicine

Fundamentals of Geriatric Medicine
  • Author : Rainier P. Soriano
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2007-05-26
  • Total pages :628
  • ISBN : 9780387323268
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Summary : This book distills the wealth of knowledge contained in the classic text, Geriatric Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach, 4/e into a practical guide for primary care, family medicine, and internal medicine residents. Written by top experts in the field, the book offers a detailed, compact overview of geriatric care. It addresses geriatric pharmacology, Medicare and Medicaid, and numerous other subjects unique to older adults. The case-based instructional approach helps readers navigate the complexity of prevention, presentation, and treatment for conditions such as depression, dementia, and hypertension. Graphs and tables aid the reader in determining the proper courses of treatment.

Protocols in Primary Care Geriatrics

Protocols in Primary Care Geriatrics
  • Author : John P. Sloan
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-02-02
  • Total pages :208
  • ISBN : 9781461218845
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Summary : This second edition continues its mission of improving practical, clinical knowledge among physicians and others caring for elderly people, while providing updated information on several major areas in the field. Reflecting current practice trends, a new chapter on home care has been added as well as one on comprehensive geriatric assessment. Revised guidelines for falls, incontinence, and drug treatment are also featured. Designed to provide both quick reference to clinical problem-solving schemes and lists, as well as a lucid, readable discussion of basic topics in geriatrics, the books value lies in its combination of brief, readily understandable chapters, a section of notes in outline form, straightforward clinical approaches, didactic exercises, and new updated case studies. Family physicians, primary care internists, and other primary specialists caring for elderly people will thus find the book of great value. It also belongs on the shelf of residents, and individual health care professionals, as well as in nursing homes, hospitals, where it will serve as a clinical reference guide.

Ham's Primary Care Geriatrics E-Book

Ham's Primary Care Geriatrics E-Book
  • Author : Gregg A. Warshaw,Jane F. Potter,Ellen Flaherty,Matthew K. McNabney,Mitchell T. Heflin,Richard J. Ham
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-01-05
  • Total pages :640
  • ISBN : 9780323721691
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Summary : Uses a case study format that is ideal for learning, retention, and rapid recall. All case studies are thoroughly up to date with current references. Features an interdisciplinary perspective to provide team-oriented knowledge on the best diagnosis, treatment, and management strategies available to address the complex needs of older adults. Contains a new chapter on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Medicine in Older Adults, as well as completely revised or rewritten chapters on rehabilitation, infectious disease, and urinary incontinence. Provides up-to-date information on key topics such as opioid management and polypharmacy, the “geriatric emergency room, cultural humility in the care of older adults, and the five signs of problematic substance abuse. Includes key learning objectives and USMLE-style questions in every chapter.

Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology E-Book

Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology E-Book
  • Author : Howard M. Fillit,Kenneth Rockwood,John B Young
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-05-06
  • Total pages :1100
  • ISBN : 9780702063442
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Summary : The leading reference in the field of geriatric care, Brocklehurst’s Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, 8th Edition, provides a contemporary, global perspective on topics of importance to today’s gerontologists, internal medicine physicians, and family doctors. An increased focus on frailty, along with coverage of key issues in gerontology, disease-specific geriatrics, and complex syndromes specific to the elderly, makes this 8th Edition the reference you’ll turn to in order to 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. More than 250 figures, including algorithms, photographs, and tables, complement the text and help you find what you need on a given condition. Clinical relevance of the latest scientific findings helps you easily apply the material to everyday practice. A new chapter on frailty, plus an emphasis on frailty throughout the book, addresses the complex medical and social issues that affect care, and the specific knowledge and skills essential for meeting your patients’ complex needs. New content brings you up to date with information on gerontechnology, emergency and pre-hospital care, HIV and aging, intensive treatment of older adults, telemedicine, the built environment, and transcultural geriatrics. New editor Professor John Young brings a fresh perspective and unique expertise to this edition.

Geriatric Practice

Geriatric Practice
  • Author : Audrey Chun
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-10-29
  • Total pages :580
  • ISBN : 9783030196257
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Summary : This book serves as a comprehensive reference for the basic principles of caring for older adults, directly corresponding to the key competencies for medical student and residents. These competencies are covered in 10 sections, each with chapters that target the skills and knowledge necessary for achieving competency. Each of the 45 chapters follow a consistent format for ease of use, beginning with an introduction to the associated competency and concluding with the most salient points for mastery. Chapters also includes brief cases to provide context to the clinical reasoning behind the competency, strengthening the core understanding necessary to physicians of the future. Written by expert educators and clinicians in geriatric medicine, Geriatric Practice is key resource for students in geriatric medicine, family and internal medicine, specialties, hospice and nursing home training, and all clinicians studying to work with aging patients.

Geriatric Mental Health Care

Geriatric Mental Health Care
  • Author : Gary J. Kennedy
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-02-29
  • Total pages :347
  • ISBN : 9781462506033
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Summary : This essential guide is designed for mental health practitioners and primary care providers without advanced training in geriatric psychiatry. Gary J. Kennedy sets forth a clear framework for understanding the interplay of medical, psychological, and social factors in frequently encountered problems among older adults. Clear guidelines are delineated for assessing and treating such conditions as depression and anxiety, dementia, psychosis and mania, sleep disturbances, personality and somatoform disorders, substance abuse, and suicidality. Throughout, the book focuses on ways to sustain seniors' independence and overall quality of life while enhancing their adaptive capacities. Winner--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award (2000) See also the author's Geriatric Depression: A Clinical Guide, which distills the best available interventions for depression in older adults in a highly accessible format.

Psychology and Geriatrics

Psychology and Geriatrics
  • Author : Benjamin A. Bensadon
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-04-16
  • Total pages :280
  • ISBN : 9780124201811
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Summary : Psychology and Geriatrics demonstrates the value of integrating psychological knowledge and insight with medical training and geriatric care. Leading physician and geropsychologist contributors come together to share their collective wisdom about topics that are as emotionally uncomfortable as they are universally relevant. As the world struggles to respond to unprecedented gains in life expectancy and an explosion of new retirees living with chronic health conditions, this collaboration could not be more timely. This exceptional resource is, itself, evidence that physicians and psychologists can work together to optimize truly patient-centered geriatric care. Here at last is a scientifically rigorous, evidence-based response to the aging mind and body from those most expertly trained. Illustrates why and how psychologists must assume a more integrated role in meeting the health care needs of older patients Confronts emotionally laden topics such as cognitively impaired driving, caregiver burden, end-of-life communication, suicide, and systemic issues such as bias, payment, and the culture of medicine Challenges decades-long barriers to integration, from both physician and psychologist perspectives, suggesting how they can finally be overcome Provides an innovative, practical response to academic medicine's growing emphasis on psychological and behavioral science Demonstrates how health care reform creates a behavioral health niche that clinical psychologists are uniquely qualified to fill

Geriatric Notes

Geriatric Notes
  • Author : Jamie W. Smith,Bradley J. Goad
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-08-22
  • Total pages :414
  • ISBN : 9781284153828
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Summary : Geriatric Notes is an essential quick reference for the advanced practice provider (APP) who provides care to elders in the outpatient setting, such as nursing homes, family practice, or home health. With a practical, accessible, and concise approach, it offers an easy to understand overview of the most common diagnoses, topics, and symptoms encountered in the aging population. Designed to offer access to the basics, this guide provides tables and bullet points for easy reference. Sections include health promotion, neurology and psychiatry, cardiovascular, pulmonary, gastroenterology, genitourinary, rheumatology, dermatology, endocrinology, labs, Beers list, and common presentations.

Geriatrics Models of Care

Geriatrics Models of Care
  • Author : Michael L. Malone,Elizabeth A. Capezuti,Robert M. Palmer
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-05-22
  • Total pages :319
  • ISBN : 9783319160689
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Summary : This book describes geriatrics practice models that are used to guide the care of older adults, allowing seniors to remain at home, prevent functional disability and preserve quality of life. The models include specific interventions which are performed by health care workers to address the needs of older persons and their caregivers. These models respect patient values, consider patient safety and appreciate psychosocial needs as well. Divided into six parts that discuss hospital-based models of care, transitions from hospital to home, outpatient-based models of care and emergency department models of care, this text addresses the needs of vulnerable patients and the community. Geriatric Models of Care is an excellent resource for health care leaders who must translate these programs to address the needs of the patients in their communities.

Retooling for an Aging America

Retooling for an Aging America
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Care Services,Committee on the Future Health Care Workforce for Older Americans
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008-08-27
  • Total pages :316
  • ISBN : 0309131952
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Summary : As the first of the nation's 78 million baby boomers begin reaching age 65 in 2011, they will face a health care workforce that is too small and woefully unprepared to meet their specific health needs. Retooling for an Aging America calls for bold initiatives starting immediately to train all health care providers in the basics of geriatric care and to prepare family members and other informal caregivers, who currently receive little or no training in how to tend to their aging loved ones. The book also recommends that Medicare, Medicaid, and other health plans pay higher rates to boost recruitment and retention of geriatric specialists and care aides. Educators and health professional groups can use Retooling for an Aging America to institute or increase formal education and training in geriatrics. Consumer groups can use the book to advocate for improving the care for older adults. Health care professional and occupational groups can use it to improve the quality of health care jobs.

Handbook of Geriatric Care Management

Handbook of Geriatric Care Management
  • Author : Cathy Jo Cress
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2006-09
  • Total pages :336
  • ISBN : 076374915X
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Summary : This cutting-edge book on geriatric care management is designed to meet a growing area that spans across the continuum of health care, and is the essential reference for the geriatric care management profession. It gives health care delivery systems, private and public health care practitioners, business people, and schools of nursing, social work, and related health care fields the definitive book on geriatric care management. Handbook of Geriatric Care Management defines the work of the geriatric care manager. It offers an overview of what geriatric care management is, defines duties and procedures, and specifies the organizations that use a geriatric care manager. It provides guidelines for setting up a geriatric care management practice independently or as part of a larger health care delivery system or business, and contains key elements for marketing the practice. Several case studies are included.