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Chronic Diseases in Geriatric Patients.

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Author/Creator:
Yong, Tuck Yean.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Sharjah : Bentham Science Publishers, 2016.
Series:
Recent Advances in Geriatric Medicine
Recent Advances in Geriatric Medicine ; v.1
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (217 pages)
Subjects:
Geriatrics -- Miscellanea.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Intro
CONTENTS
PREFACE
REFERENCES
List of Contributors
Conundrums in the Care of Older Adults with Coronary Artery Disease
OVERVIEW OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN THE ELDERLY
CLINICAL PRESENTATION OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN THE ELDERLY
DIAGNOSTIC CONSIDERATION OF CAD IN THE ELDERLY
SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR MEDICAL THERAPY IN ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH CAD
REVASCULARIZATION FOR OLDER PATIENTS WITH CAD
CARDIAC REHABILITATION FOR OLDER PEOPLE WITH CAD
ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR REVASCULARIZATION IN THE ELDERLY: BLEEDING RISKS AND ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY
CONCLUSION
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
KEY POINTS
REFERENCES
Treating the "Young at Heart": Management of Heart Failure in the Older Population
INTRODUCTION
CLINICAL FEATURES
EVALUATION OF HEART FAILURE IN OLDER PATIENTS
CARDIORENAL SYNDROME
HEART FAILURE AND GERIATRIC SYNDROMES
NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL MANAGEMENT
PHARMACOTHERAPY FOR HEART FAILURE WITH REDUCED EJECTION FRACTION
DEVICES IN HEART FAILURE WITH REDUCED EJECTION FRACTION
PHARMACOTHERAPY FOR HEART FAILURE WITH PRESERVED EJECTION FRACTION
GAPS IN EVIDENCE
CONCLUSION
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
KEY POINTS
REFERENCES
Updates on Treating Hypertension in Older People
INTRODUCTION
PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
EVALUATION
BLOOD PRESSURE GOALS IN OLDER PEOPLE
BENEFITS OF BLOOD PRESSURE CONTROL IN OLDER PEOPLE
MANAGEMENT - LIFESTYLE MODIFICATIONS
MANAGEMENT - PHARMACOLOGICAL TREATMENT
MANAGEMENT OF RESISTANT HYPERTENSION
CHALLENGES OF HYPERTENSION MANAGEMENT IN OLDER PEOPLE
CONCLUSION
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
KEY POINTS
REFERENCES
Crossing New Frontiers in the Care of Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus
INTRODUCTION
PATHOGENESIS
SCREENING AND DIAGNOSIS
ASSESSMENT.
DIABETES CARE IN OLDER PEOPLE
Non-Pharmacological Interventions
Pharmacological Interventions for Glycaemic Control
DIABETES AND GERIATRIC SYNDROMES
CHALLENGES IN TREATING OLDER PEOPLE WITH DIABETES
CONCLUSION
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
KEY POINTS
REFERENCES
Halting the Decline in Cognition: New Insights into Alzheimer's Disease
INTRODUCTION
EPIDEMIOLOGY
RISK FACTORS
PATHOGENESIS
DIAGNOSIS
BEHAVIOURAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SYMPTOMS
NEUROIMAGING
OTHER INVESTIGATIONS
NATURAL HISTORY
MANAGEMENT - NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL THERAPY
MANAGEMENT - PHARMACOLOGICAL THERAPY
MANAGEMENT - BEHAVIOURAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SYMPTOMS
PROPOSED TREATMENT
CAREGIVERS
STRATEGIES TO PREVENT ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
GAPS IN CURRENT EVIDENCE AND FUTURE RESEARCH
CONCLUSION
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
KEY POINTS
REFERENCES
New Horizons in Ischaemic Stroke among Older People
INTRODUCTION
CLINICAL OUTCOMES AND EVALUATION
STROKE UNITS
SECONDARY PREVENTION
Antiplatelet Therapy
Anticoagulant Therapy and Atrial Fibrillation
Blood Pressure Control
Cholesterol-Lowering Treatment
Carotid Artery Stenosis Treatment
REHABILITATION
CONCLUSION
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
KEY POINTS
REFERENCES
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Older People: Breathing Deeper with Age
INTRODUCTION
AGE-RELATED CHANGES IN RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
EVALUATION
COMMON COMORBIDITIES
MANAGEMENT OF COPD
Non-Pharmacological Interventions
Smoking Cessation
Physical Activity
Nutrition
Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Pharmacological Interventions
Bronchodilators
Inhaled Corticosteroids
Combination Therapies
Delivery Systems of Inhaled Medications
Immunizations
Surgical Interventions
Other Therapies.
MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE EXACERBATIONS
END-OF-LIFE MANAGEMENT
CONCLUSION
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
KEY POINTS
REFERENCES
Cancer in Older Adults: To Treat or Not to Treat?
INTRODUCTION
CANCER IN DIFFERENT AGE GROUPS
ASSESSMENT OF OLDER PEOPLE WITH CANCER
TREATMENT CONSIDERATIONS FOR OLDER PEOPLE WITH CANCER
CANCER SURVIVORSHIP IN OLDER ADULTS
MODELS OF CARE
CHALLENGES IN CANCER CARE OF OLDER PEOPLE
CONCLUSION
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
KEY POINTS
REFERENCES
Overcoming Osteoarthritis in Old Age
INTRODUCTION
DIAGNOSIS AND CLINICAL FEATURES
NONPHARMACOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS
PHARMACOLOGICAL THERAPY
Oral Analgesics
Topical or Transdermal Agents
Intraarticular Agents
COMPLEMENTARY AGENTS
JOINT REPLACEMENT SURGERY
FUTURE RESEARCH
CONCLUSION
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
KEY POINTS
REFERENCES
Towards Unbreakable Old Bones: Osteoporosis in Older Adults
INTRODUCTION
CHANGES IN BONE AND GAIT STABILITY WITH AGING
DIAGNOSIS
STRATEGIES TO PREVENT FRAGILITY FRACTURES
Non-Pharmacological
Falls Prevention
Exercise Programs
Hip Protectors
Pharmacological
Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation
Oestrogen
Bisphosphonate
Strontium Ranelate
Selective Oestrogen Receptor Modulator
Denosumab
Human Recombinant Parathyroid Hormone
Other New Agents
MANAGING OSTEOPOROSIS IN RESIDENTS OF AGED CARE FACILITIES
OSTEOPOROSIS AND MULTIPLE COMORBIDITIES
GAPS IN CURRENT EVIDENCE AND FUTURE RESEARCH
CONCLUSION
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
KEY POINTS
REFERENCES
Keep the Kidneys Functioning Till the End: Chronic Kidney Disease in the Older Population
INTRODUCTION
CHANGES IN THE KIDNEYS WITH INCREASING AGE
ASSESSING KIDNEY FUNCTION IN OLDER PEOPLE.
BURDEN OF CKD IN OLDER PEOPLE
CKD AND GERIATRIC SYNDROMES
MANAGEMENT OF CKD IN OLDER AGE
CKD PREVENTION
SLOWING THE RATE OF CKD PROGRESSION
MANAGEMENT OF CKD COMPLICATIONS
DIALYSIS
KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION
FUTURE RESEARCH
CONCLUSION
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
KEY POINTS
REFERENCES
End of Life Care in Older People
INTRODUCTION
RECOGNISING END-OF-LIFE
THE PUBLIC'S ATTITUDE TO END-OF-LIFE CARE DISCUSSIONS
ARE END-OF-LIFE CARE DISCUSSIONS BEING HELD?
HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS' ATTITUDE TO END-OF-LIFE CARE DISCUSSIONS
BARRIERS TO DISCUSSING END-OF-LIFE CARE
ADVANCE CARE PLANNING
PALLIATIVE CARE FOR OLDER PEOPLE
MEDICATION PRESCRIPTION IN THE END-OF-LIFE STAGE
CONCLUSION
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
KEY POINTS
REFERENCES
Closing Remarks: Chronic Diseases In Geriatric Medicine
REFERENCES
SUBJECT INDEX.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Print version: Yong, Tuck Yean Chronic Diseases in Geriatric Patients
ISBN:
9781681082455
9781681082462
OCLC:
948924479
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