Care of the Older Adult in the Office Setting

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Larry Lawhorne
Saunders, 2005 - Medical - 14 pages
Care of the older adult in the office setting is the focus of this edition. Review articles examine screening and assessment. Common ailments are also discussed, such as depression, hypertension, respiratory infections, falls and fractures; and urinary incontinence. Authors also address nutrition, drugs, decision making, advance care directives and end of life care, community resources, and the physician's role in long term care.

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Incremental Geriatric Assessment
Shared Decision Making and Determining

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