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)