Geriatric Urology

Geriatric Urology

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Geriatric Urology outlines important topics in the care of elderly urology patients. The first section covers the biology of aging, the genitourinary system and disease screening including urologic conditions serving as warning signs of other disorders. Section two covers geriatric syndromes and urology including frailty, polypharmacy, dementia, wound healing, osteoporosis and endocrinology. Urologic conditions in older adults are explored in detail including urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, urinary tract infection, nocturia, and benign prostate diseases. Other topics covered include obtaining informed consent, development of advance directives, palliative medicine and care of the dying patient. Geriatric Urology is of great value to urologists, geriatricians, internists, residents and family practitioners.AUA Update Series. 2008;27(31): 1764a€“71. ... The biology behind fascial defects and the use of implants in pelvic organ prolapse repair. ... 2000;6:11a€“5. Fatton B, Amblard J, Debodinance P, Cosson M, Jacquetin B. Transvaginal repair of genital prolapse: preliminary results of a new tension-free vaginal mesh (Proliftanbsp;...

Title:Geriatric Urology
Author:Tomas Lindor Griebling
Publisher:Springer Science & Business - 2014-05-02


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