Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Geriatrics 2E

Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Geriatrics 2E

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An authoritative, one-stop source of answers on conditions commonly encountered among older adults For more than 70 years, professors, students, and clinicians have trusted LANGE for high-quality, current, concise medical information in a convenient, affordable, portable format. Whether for coursework, clerkships, USMLE prep, specialty board review, or patient care, there's a LANGE book that guarantees success. Provides a framework for using the functional and cognitive status, prognosis, and social context of patients to guide diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions Applies the principles of geriatric medicine in different care settings to address common clinical scenarios and common geriatric conditions Includes valuable information on health promotion and disease Delivers essential information on important topics such as delirium, cognitive impairment, dementia, falls and mobility disorders, Parkinson and other movement disorders, sleep disorders, and arthritis Covers special geriatric considerations in cardiovascular health, cancers, endocrine disorders, skin problems, respiratory disease, and renal disorders Concise, practical, and current diagnostic and treatment information on the most common health problems of older adults The best quick reference for busy clinicians who provide care for older patients Valuable to students, residents, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, internists, and family physicians. Includes guidance on care in all settings a€“ clinic, home, hospital, and long-term care, as well as pre- and post-operative settings1. Homebound. Requirement. To qualify as a€œhomebound ... No specific definitions of a€œshort durationa€ or a€œinfrequenta€ are provided in the Medicare guidelines. Illnesses or injuries that result in a ... Documentation should be provided on the plan of care (Form CMS-485) and any supplementary forms. If appropriate ... Home Health Agency Manual. bp102c07.pdfanbsp;...

Title:Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Geriatrics 2E
Author:Brie Williams, Anna Chang, C. Landefeld, Cyrus Ahalt, Rebecca Conant, Helen Chen
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2014-09-22


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