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Primer of Geriatric Urology provides a review of the demographics of our aging urologic population and their unique needs. Chapters review alterations that must be considered in the initial evaluation of the aging patient, and follow with practical suggestions for development of the management plan, whether by counseling, medication, invasive procedure or foregoing procedures. Complications, especially likely in the elderly, are also discussed. The volume also provides a review of the use of necessary adjunctive services such as home care or hospice in the context of Medicare in the USA. An important chapter provides hints on urology practice in a nursing home. The volume concludes with analysis of specific geriatric entities seen in urology practice. Primer of Geriatric Urology will be of great value to urologists, residents, fellows and allied health professionals including physician’s assistants and nurse practitioners who treat urologic patients. Additionally, this book will also be of interest to primary care providers who treat elderly patients with urologic problems.


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Offers practical suggestions in patient evaluation and the development of a management plan 

Provides hints on urology practice in a nursing home

Authors are experts in their specific areas


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Primer of Geriatric Urology provides a review of the demographics of our aging urologic population and their unique needs. Chapters review alterations that must be considered in the initial evaluation of the aging patient, and follow with practical suggestions for development of the management plan, whether by counseling, medication, invasive procedure or foregoing procedures. Complications, especially likely in the elderly, are also discussed. The volume also provides a review of the use of necessary adjunctive services such as home care or hospice in the context of Medicare in the USA. An important chapter provides hints on urology practice in a nursing home. The volume concludes with analysis of specific geriatric entities seen in urology practice. Primer of Geriatric Urology will be of great value to urologists, residents, fellows and allied health professionals including physician’s assistants and nurse practitioners who treat urologic patients. Additionally, this book will also be of interest to primary care providers who treat elderly patients with urologic problems.


Contents:

Table of Contents

 

Preface

Thomas J. Guzzo

 

Chapter 1

Introduction: Aging

George W. Drach

 

Chapter 2

Approach to the Elderly Patient: Evaluation

George W. Drach

 

Chapter 3

Urologic Office Procedures

Sanjay Kasturi, William I. Jaffe, and Ariana L. Smith

 

Chapter 4

Medication Issues

Mary Ann Forciea

 

Chapter 5

Perioperative Care of the Geriatric Urology Patient

Eugene J. Pietzak and Thomas J. Guzzo

 

Chapter 6

Complications Particular to the Elderly

Andrew M. Harris and Thomas J. Guzzo

 

Chapter 7

Use of Adjunctive Services

Mary Ann Forciea

 

Chapter 8

Urology in the Nursing Home

George W. Drach and Edna P. Schwab

 

Chapter 9

Urologic Oncology

Matthew J. Resnick and Thomas J. Guzzo

 

Chapter 10

Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms 

Ariana L. Smith and Alan J. Wein

 

Chapter 11

Geriatric Sexuality

Philip Zhao, Daniel Su, and Allen D. Seftel

 


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781461447733
Publisher: Springer (Springer New York)
Publication date: November, 2012
Pages: 369

Subcategories: Geriatrics, Urology