Published in collaboration with the American Journal of Therapeutics, Therapeutic Advances in Hospital Medicine: Focus on the Older Adult is a concise, practical reference that helps you provide optimal care to geriatric patients in the hospital setting.
Ideal for hospitalists, geriatricians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, this easy-to-read monograph presents expert advice on effectively managing common conditions seen in this growing patient population.
- Discusses common geriatric hospital presentations such as congestive heart failure, complicated urinary tract infections, symptomatic hyponatremia, orthostatic hypotension, delirium, chronic pain, and insomnia.
- Includes a section on medication management that addresses the issues of overdose and conflicting prescriptions that arise from multiple medical conditions.
- Highlights important therapeutic advances in caring for patients with anticoagulant-induced bleeding and diabetes.
- Covers improved interdisciplinary collaboration for perioperative care, nutritional support, and advanced care planning.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Manu, Peter; Sinvani, Liron D.
Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Geriatrics & Gerontology
Edition: 1st Ed.
Therapeutic Advances in Hospital Medicine: Focus on the Older Adult