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Therapeutic Advances in Hospital Medicine: Focus on the Older Adult
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Published in collaboration with American Journal of Therapeutics, Therapeutic Advances in Hospital Medicine: Focus on the Older Adult is a concise, practical reference that helps you provide optimal care to geriatric patients in the hospital setting. Ideal for hospitalists, geriatricians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, this easy-to-read monograph presents expert advice on effectively managing common conditions seen in this growing patient population. Discusses common geriatric hospital presentations such as congestive heart failure, complicated urinary tract infections, symptomatic hyponatremia, orthostatic hypotension, delirium, chronic pain, and insomnia. Includes a section on medication management that addresses the issues of overdose and conflicting prescriptions that arise from multiple medical conditions. Highlights important therapeutic advances in caring for patients with anticoagulant-induced bleeding and diabetes. Covers improved interdisciplinary collaboration for perioperative care, nutritional support, and advanced care planning.


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ISBN-13: 9781496399939
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: January, 2019
Pages: 352
Weight: 544g
Availability: Available
Subcategories: Geriatrics

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