The geriatric population is expected to double by 2020. The new fourth edition of Practice of Geriatrics will equip you with the knowledge you need to provide effective care for this growing patient population. With revised and up-to-date content throughout, this essential reference will keep you abreast of the latest clinical protocols and management challenges in geriatric care.
* * * Stay up to date on all aspects of caring for the older patient-from assessment and prevention through to treatment and rehabilitation
* * * Effectively manage common geriatric syndromes, neuropsychiatric disorders, and medical and surgical disorders.
* * * Enhance quality of life with help from the latest knowledge on palliative care, transitions of care, wellness
, frailty, and elder sensory disorder.
* * * Better understand the unique issues of older patients with expert guidance on systems of care, elder abuse, medication use, sexuality, and more.