Hazzard's Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, 7e [electronic resource] / Jeffrey B Halter, Joseph G Ouslander, Stephanie Studenski, Kevin P High, Sanjay Asthana, Mark A Supiano, Christine Seel Ritchie.

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Hazzard's Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, seventh edition
7th ed.
New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill Education LLC., c2017.
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Chapter 68: Other Neurodegenerative Disorders
Chapter 69: Traumatic Brain Injury
Chapter 70: Epilepsy
Chapter 71: Evidence-Based Treatment and Prevention of Major Depressive Episodes in Later Life
Chapter 72: Schizophrenia
Chapter 73: General Topics in Geriatric Psychiatry
Chapter 74: Management of Agitation in Dementia
Section B: Cardiovascular System
Chapter 75: Effects of Aging on Cardiovascular Structure and Function
Chapter 76: Vascular Aging and Atherosclerosis
Chapter 77: Coronary Heart Disease
Chapter 78: Valvular Heart Disease
Chapter 79: Heart Failure
Chapter 80: Cardiac Arrhythmias
Chapter 81: Peripheral Vascular Disease
Chapter 82: Hypertension
Section C: Pulmonary
Chapter 83: Aging of the Respiratory System
Chapter 84: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Chapter 85: Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease
Section D: Nephrology
Chapter 86: Aging of the Kidney
Chapter 87: Renal Disease
Chapter 88: End-Stage Renal Disease
Chapter 89: Disorders of Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Section E: Gastroenterology
Chapter 90: Aging of the Gastrointestinal System
Chapter 91: Hepatic Disease
Chapter 92: Biliary and Pancreatic Disease
Chapter 93: Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
Chapter 94: Common Large Intestinal Disorders
Chapter 95: Constipation
Section F: Oncology
Chapter 96: Oncology and Aging: General Principles
Chapter 97: Breast Disease
Chapter 98: Prostate Cancer
Chapter 99: Lung Cancer
Chapter 100: Gastrointestinal Malignancies
Chapter 101: Intracranial Neoplasms
Chapter 102: Skin Cancer
Section G: Hematology
Chapter 103: Aging of the Hematopoietic System
Chapter 104: White Cell Disorders
Chapter 105: Non-Hodgkin and Hodgkin Lymphomas
Chapter 106: Coagulation Disorders
Chapter 107: Plasma Cell Disorders
Section H: Endocrinology and Metabolism
Chapter 108: Aging of the Endocrine System and Selected Endocrine Disorders
Chapter 109: Thyroid Diseases
Chapter 110: Diabetes Mellitus
Chapter 111: Dyslipoproteinemia
Chapter 112: Hyperparathyroidism and Paget Disease of Bone
Section I: Mobility and Rheumatology
Chapter 113: Aging of the Muscles and Joints
Chapter 114: Biomechanics of Mobility
Chapter 115: Exercise: Physiologic and Functional Effects
Chapter 116: Mobility
Chapter 117: Osteoarthritis
Chapter 118: Osteoporosis
Chapter 119: Hip Fractures
Chapter 120: Myopathies, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, and Giant Cell Arteritis
Chapter 121: Rheumatoid Arthritis and Other Autoimmune Diseases
Chapter 122: Back Pain and Spinal Stenosis
Chapter 123: Foot Problems
Chapter 124: Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain Syndromes
Section J: Infectious Diseases
Chapter 125: Infection: General Principles
Chapter 126: Pneumonia
Chapter 127: Urinary Tract Infections
Chapter 128: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
Chapter 129: Herpes Zoster
Chapter 130: Influenza and Respiratory Syncytial Virus.
Part I: Principles of Gerontology
Chapter 1: Biology of Aging and Longevity
Chapter 2: Genetics of Age-Dependent Human Disease
Chapter 3: Immunology of Aging
Chapter 4: Chronic Inflammation
Chapter 5: Demography and Epidemiology
Chapter 6: International Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Chapter 7: Psychosocial Aspects of Aging
Chapter 8: Sex Differences in Health and Longevity
Part II: Principles of Geriatrics
Section A: Assessment
Chapter 9: Evaluation, Management, and Decision Making
Chapter 10: Principles of Geriatric Assessment
Chapter 11: Mental Status and Neurologic Examination
Chapter 12: Assessment of Decisional Capacity and Competencies
Chapter 13: Prevention and Screening
Section B: Organization of Care
Chapter 14: Geriatrics Models of Care
Chapter 15: Transitions in Care
Chapter 16: Acute Hospital Care
Chapter 17: Emergency Department Care
Chapter 18: Critical Care
Chapter 19: Subacute Care
Chapter 20: Nursing Home Care
Chapter 21: Community-Based Long-Term Services and Support and Home Care
Chapter 22: Rural Aging
Chapter 23: Quality of Care
Section C: Special Management Issues
Chapter 24: General Principles of Pharmacology and Appropriate Prescribing
Chapter 25: Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Chapter 26: Team Care
Chapter 27: Social Work
Chapter 28: Self-Management of Health Behavior
Chapter 29: Rehabilitation
Chapter 30: Legal Issues
Section D: Surgical Management
Chapter 31: Perioperative Evaluation and Management
Chapter 32: Anesthesia
Chapter 33: Surgical Outcomes
Section E: Nutrition
Chapter 34: Nutrition and Obesity
Chapter 35: Malnutrition and Enteral/Parenteral Alimentation
Chapter 36: Disorders of Swallowing
Chapter 37: Oral Health
Section F: Sensory Function
Chapter 38: Low Vision: Assessment and Rehabilitation
Chapter 39: The Auditory System
Section G: Gender and Sexuality
Chapter 40: Menopause and Midlife Health Changes
Chapter 41: Sexuality, Sexual Function, and the Aging Woman
Chapter 42: Gynecologic Disorders
Chapter 43: Sexuality, Sexual Function, and Androgen Replacement Therapy in the Aging Male
Chapter 44: Benign Prostate Disorders
Part III: Geriatric Syndromes
Chapter 45: Aging and Homeostatic Regulation
Chapter 46: Frailty
Chapter 47: Delirium
Chapter 48: Falls
Chapter 49: Sleep Disorders
Chapter 50: Dizziness
Chapter 51: Syncope
Chapter 52: Pressure Ulcers
Chapter 53: Incontinence
Chapter 54: Elder Mistreatment
Part IV: Principles of Palliative Medicine and Ethics
Chapter 55: Palliative Care and Special Management Issues
Chapter 56: Pain Management
Chapter 57: Common Nonpain Symptoms
Chapter 58: Effective Communication Strategies for Patients With Advanced Illness
Chapter 59: Palliative Medicine Across the Continuum of Care Including Hospice
Chapter 60: Spiritual Care
Chapter 61: Ethics
Part V: Organ Systems and Diseases
Section A: Neurology and Psychiatry
Chapter 62: Cellular and Neurochemical Aspects of the Aging Brain
Chapter 63: Cognitive Changes Associated With Normal and Pathologic Aging
Chapter 64: Psychoactive Drug Therapy
Chapter 65: Cerebrovascular Disease
Chapter 66: Dementia Including Alzheimer Disease
Chapter 67: Parkinson Disease and Related Disorders.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Description based on cover image and table of contents, viewed on Nov. 25, 2016.
Asthana, Sanjay, (Professor of gerontology), ed.
Halter, Jeffrey B., ed.
High, Kevin P., ed.
Ouslander, Joseph G., ed.
Ritchie, Christine Seel, ed.
Studenski, Stephanie., ed.
Supiano, Mark A., ed.
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