Therapeutic Advances in Hospital Medicine: Focus on the Older Adult

Publication Year: 2019

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Manu, Peter; Sinvani, Liron D.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-49-639993-9

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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.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Manu, Peter; Sinvani, Liron D.
ISBN: 978-1-49-639993-9
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 352
Year: 2019

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