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Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine

Wiley, J,
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This new edition of the comprehensive and renowned textbookPrinciples and Practice of Geriatric Medicine offers a fullyrevised and updated review of geriatric medicine. It coversthe full spectrum of the subject, features 41 new chapters, andprovides up-to-date, evidence-based, and practical informationabout the varied medical problems of ageing citizens.
The three editors, from UK, USA and France, have ensured thatupdated chapters provide a global perspective of geriatricmedicine, as well as reflect the changes in treatment options andmedical conditions which have emerged since publication of the4th edition in 2006. The book includes expandedsections on acute stroke, dementia, cardiovascular disease, andrespiratory diseases, and features a new section on end-of-lifecare.
In the tradition of previous editions, this all-encompassingtext continues to be a must-have text for all clinicians who dealwith older people, particularly geriatric medical specialists,gerontologists, researchers, and general practitioners.
Praise for the 4th edition:
".an excellent reference for learners at all clinical andpreclinical levels and a useful contribution to the geriatricmedical literature."
--Journal of the American Medical Association, November2006
5th edition selected for 2012 Edition of Doody's CoreTitles(TM)


Titel: Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine
Autoren/Herausgeber: Alan J. Sinclair, John E. Morley, Bruno Vellas (Hrsg.)
Ausgabe: 5. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781119954149

Seitenzahl: 2.264
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Alan Sinclair is Dean and Professor of Medicine at theBedfordshire & Hertfordshire Postgraduate Medical School at theUniversity of Bedfordshire, UK. He was a founding member andAcademic Director of the European Union Geriatric Medicine SocietyEUGMS) and previously Charles Hayward Professor of GeriatricMedicine at the University of Birmingham, UK. His principleresearch interests are in the areas of diabetes, older people,nutrition and frailty. He is the recipient of both national andinternational research awards. Professor Sinclair recentlyestablished the Institute of Diabetes for Older People (IDOP),which is the first institute of its kind to be solely dedicated tothe enhancement of quality diabetes care in older people.
John Morley is Dammert Professor of Gerontology, Director of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and theDivision of Endocrinology at Saint Louis University School ofMedicine. Dr. Morley has directed the clinical training programs inboth endocrinology and geriatrics and supervised researchactivities ranging from basic biomedical investigation toepidemiology and health services research. He is the editor of theJournal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, and recipient ofthe Ipsen Foundation of Longevity Award in 2001, the AmericanGeriatrics Society's Lascher/Manning Award for Lifetime Achievementin Geriatrics in 2002, and the Gerontological Society of America'sFreeman Award in 2004. He has developed a number of educationalgames and has a special interest in continuous quality improvement(CQI).
Bruno Vellas is Professor of Internal Medicine andGeriatrics, Chair of the Gerontopcle in Toulouse, France, includingthe Alzheimer's Disease Research and Clinical Centre. ProfessorVellas is President of the IAGG (International Association ofGerontology and Geriatrics) and Editor-in-Chief of the Journalof Nutrition, Health and Aging. - Newsletter
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