Case Files Geriatrics

Case Files Geriatrics
By:Williams, Monique; Johnson, Lowell; Toy, Eugene; Dentino, Andrew;
Pub Date:February 19th 2014
Format:Paperback 458 pages
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ISBN:007177078X / 9780071770781
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Main description

Sharpen your critical thinking skills and IMPROVE PATIENT CARE

Experience with clinical cases is key to mastering the art and science of medicine and ultimately to providing patients with competent clinical care. Case Files: Geriatrics provides 40 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in geriatric care. Each case includes an easy-tounderstand discussion correlated to key concepts, definitions of key terms, clinical pearls, and board-style review questions to reinforce your learning. With Case Files, you'll learn instead of memorize.

Learn from 40 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions:

  • Master key concepts with clinical pearls
  • Polish your approach to clinical problem-solving and to patient care
  • Perfect for residents, medical students, PAs, and NPs working with geriatric patients


Table of contents

Section I
How to Approach Clinical Problems
Part 1. Approach to the Patient
Part 2. Approach to Clinical Problem Solving
Part 3. approach to Reading

Section II
Clinical Cases
Case 1. Angina
Case 2. Heart Failure
Case 3. Artrial Fibrillation
Case 4. Aortic Stenosis
Case 5. Hyperlipidemia
Case 6. COPD in Older Patients
Case 7. Pneumjonia
Case 8. Lung Cancer
Case 9. Hypertension
Case 10. Chronic Kidney Disease
Case 11. Anemia
Case 12. Myelodysplastic Syndrome (Pancytopenia)
Case 13. Multiple Myeloma
Case 14. Colon Cancer
Case 15. Clostridium difficile Diarrhea
Case 16. Urinary Incontinence and Urinary Tract Infrection
Case 17. Prostate Cancer
Case 18. Postmenopausal Bleeeding
Case 19. Breast Cancer
Case 20. Osteoarthritis
Case 21. Falls in teh Elderly
Case 22. Fragility Fracture/Osteoporosis
Case 23. Geriatric Trauma
Case 24. Syncope
Case 25. Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
Case 26. Complex Partial Seizure
Case 27. Giant Cell Arteritis
Case 28. Parkinson Disease
Case 29. Sensory Impairment/Presbycusis
Case 30. Cognitive Impairment
Case 31. Depression
Case 32. Medication-Related Problems (MRPs)
Case 33. Prostate Cancer, Surviva Analysis and Decision Making
Case 34. Elder Abuse
Case 35. Sexual Dysfunction
Case 36. Impaired Decision-Making Capacity
Case 37. Communication, Cultural Aspects of Aging, and Caregiving
Case 38. Palliative Care
Case 39. Health Disparities
Case 40. Spiritual Suffering

Section III
Listing of Cases
Listing by Case Number
Listing by Disorder (Alphabetical)
Index


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