Sharpen your critical thinking skills and IMPROVE PATIENT CAREA Doody's Core Title for 2017!
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
Eugene C. Toy, MD Professor and Residency Program Director Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology The Methodist Hospital-Houston The University of Texas--Houston School of Medicine Houston, Texas Andrew Neal Dentino, MD, FACP, AGSF, FAPA, FAAHPM Bernhard T. Mittemeyer Endowed Chair in Geriatric Medicine Chief, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program Professor of Internal Medicine, Family and Community Medicine and Psychiatry Texas Tech University Health Science School of Medicine Lubbock, Texas
Section I How to Approach Clinical Problems Part 1. Approach to the Patient Part 2. Approach to Clinical Problem Solving Part 3. approach to ReadingSection 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