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Hazzard's Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology (Hardcover) (Jeffrey B. Halter)

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The most complete, authoritative guide available on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the elderly – now in full color and updated with a new global perspective

The undisputed leader on the subject of geriatrics,Hazzard's Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive guide that combines gerontology principles with clinical geriatrics, offering unmatched coverage of this area of medicine. Anchored in science, evidence-based medicine, and patient-centered practice, it presents the most up-to-date, medical information available -- now in a revamped full-color design that makes finding the answers to questions faster and easier than ever.

Written by some of the world's most respected geriatricians, this practical resource presents the most recent advances in the field of aging for assessing and managing care of diverse groups of older adults in various settings. Focusing on the implementation of key concepts, it covers the foundation for geriatrics, as well as frequently encountered syndromes typically found in the elderly. In addition it provides useful insights into the simultaneous management of multiple problems, including psychological and social issues, and their interactions, an intrinsic aspect of geriatric patient care.

Designed to complementHarrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, the Seventh Edition features:

  • Content mapped to fellowship competencies and milestones
  • Expanded coverage of palliative care
  • Greater emphasis on the presentation of pedagogical concepts and clinical algorithms to help readers streamline decisionmaking
  • Number of Pages: 2064
    Genre: Medical
    Sub-Genre: Nursing / Gerontology, Geriatrics
    Format: Hardcover
    Publisher: McGraw-Hill
    Author: Jeffrey B. Halter
    Language: English
    Street Date: December 23, 2016
    TCIN: 21407206
    UPC: 9780071833455
    Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-5811
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