"The Second Edition of this A-to-Z guide covers a wide range of areas of concern pertaining to the growing geriatric population. Completely reviewed updated and expanded it includes more than 150 illustrations and charts. This text invites readers to investigate more than 200 disorders and age-oriented issues such as lab value changes sexuality grief and loss alternative therapies and cultural influences on compliance self-care and recovery. Comprehensive and easy-to-use this manual covers Alzheimer s cataract removal treatments and many other new and expanded topics."
"Diseases treatments procedures and geriatric issues (in alphabetical order) 1 to 620 Appendices A. Physiologic changes in aging 623 B. Laboratory value changes in eldery patients 627 E. Levels of care 630 D. Using antipsychotics in long-term care facilities 632 E. Using anxiolytics and sedatives in long-term care facilities 634 F. Unnecessary drugs in long-term care facilities 636 G. Preventing adverse drug reactions in older patients 638 H. Adverse reactions misinterpreted as age-related changes 645 I. Resources for geriatric care 646 Selected references 648 Index 650"