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Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine, 2 Volume Set

The fourth edition of the highly acclaimed Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine provides an account of the fundamental changes associated with ageing, which are essential to our understanding and management of the elderly sick population. The title has been extensively revised and updates to reflect the enormous changes in
treatment options and medical conditions emerged since publication of the third edition. Written by worldwide
experts of international repute,this is the most up-to-date and comprehensive single reference source
currently available.Principles & Practice of Geriatric Medicine, Fourth Edition incorporates:More than 30 new chapters, including:Preventive geriatrics, Anorexia of Aging, Managements of Weight Loss,
Dehydration, Vitamins and Minerals in the Elderly, Cancer and Aging, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Treatment of Behavioral Disorders, The Older
Patient with Down’s Syndrome, Drug Abuse in Older People, Breast Cancer,Women’s health
A truly global perspective, including new chapter on:
Care of the elderly in Israel: old age in a young land, Geriatric Medicine in China, Geriatric medicine education in Europe, Geriatrics from the European Union Perspective, India, Day Hospitals, Perspectives
from Latin AmericaThe title will be indispensable for all those involved in the treatment of older patients:
Gerontologists to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in the field General practitioners and specialists in health policy and community
care, who increasingly have to deal with a significant number of older people.
Academic researchers in geriatric medicine, who are in need for an all encompassing reference work
Medical registrars (UK) / residents (US) in order to pass their examsTeachers of Geriatric Medicine
Hospital libraries with increasing budgets to spend on much needed resource in this growing field.
Professionals within the pharmaceutical industry in order to monitor treatment options and new prescription developments

"All health professionals who work with elderly clients will find this comprehensive two-volume set a useful reference..." (E-STREAMS, September 2007)"
excellent reference for learners at all clinical and preclinical levels and a useful contribution to the geriatric medical literature." (Journal of the American Medical Association, November 1, 2006)"The excellent pagination and thoughtful inclusion of geriatrics topics…recommend this textbook highly as a reference." (Doody's Health Services)

About the Author

John Pathy is Professor Emeritus, University of Wales, Cardiff.Alan Sinclair is a Professor of Medicine in the Section of Geriatric Medicine University of Warwick, UK.
John E. Morley is Dammert Professor of Gerontology in Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, St. Louis, USA.

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