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This book is a practical reference for any clinician who has struggled to care for an older adult who has difficulty getting to the office. The volume describes fundamental principles of geriatric house call medicine and their application to specific diseases and conditions, including delirium, incontinence, falls, and chronic pain and disability. The book also details house calls for special populations, from the developmentally disabled to those afflicted with neurologic or psychiatric diseases. Lastly, the volume explores house calls within the context of the US healthcare system.
Written by experts in the field, Geriatric Home-Based Medical Care: Principles and Practice is a valuable resource that supplies clinicians with the tools that they need to provide timely, compassionate, and high-quality care for their older adult patients.