Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual

Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual

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This manual gives step-by-step guidance on the evaluation and treatment of geriatric diseases and disorders. It covers incidence of disorders, diagnostic tests, associated diagnoses, clinical implications for mobility, and rehabilitation techniques. It offers a broad overview of the effects of aging on all body systems. Special geriatric considerations for laboratory assessment, thermoregulations, and pharmacology are also discussed. This manual is a resource for all training clinicians in geriatric care and is a quick-reference guide for students and practitioners in this fieldThe major goal of rehabilitation after an intertrochanteric fracture is to enable the patient to walk, especially if they were ... Femoral neck fractures occur most commonly in the eighth decade of life as a result of bone that is weakened by eitheranbsp;...

Title:Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual
Author:Timothy L. Kauffman
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2007


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