The most complete, authoritative guide available on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the elderly – now in full color and updated with a new global perspective
The undisputed leader on the subject of geriatrics,Hazzard's Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive guide that combines gerontology principles with clinical geriatrics, offering unmatched coverage of this area of medicine. Anchored in science, evidence-based medicine, and patient-centered practice, it presents the most up-to-date, medical information available -- now in a revamped full-color design that makes finding the answers to questions faster and easier than ever.
Written by some of the world's most respected geriatricians, this practical resource presents the most recent advances in the field of aging for assessing and managing care of diverse groups of older adults in various settings. Focusing on the implementation of key concepts, it covers the foundation for geriatrics, as well as frequently encountered syndromes typically found in the elderly. In addition it provides useful insights into the simultaneous management of multiple problems, including psychological and social issues, and their interactions, an intrinsic aspect of geriatric patient care.
Designed to complementHarrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, the Seventh Edition features:
· Inclusion of more imaging especially in the neurology section and additional color photographs in the dermatology, cardiology, hematology, and ophthalmology sections
Jeffrey B. Halter, MDis Professor of Internal Medicine, Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine, and Director, Geriatrics Center and Institute of Gerontology, University of Michigan.
Joseph G. Ouslander, MD is Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Geriatric Programs at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and Chair, Department of Integrated Medical Sciences, Professor (Courtesy) at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University.
Stephanie Studenski, MD, MPH is Senior Investigator, Chief, Longitudinal Studies Section, National Institutes of Health.
Kevin P. High, MD, MS is Executive Vice President, Health System Affairs, Wake Forest Baptist Health, the Tinsley R. Harrison Professor and Chair, Department of Internal Medicine, Chief, Section on Infectious Diseases, Wake Forest School of Medicine.
Sanjay Asthana, MD is the Duncan G. and Lottie H. Ballantine Chair in Geriatrics, Professor and Head, Section of Geriatrics & Gerontology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
Mark A. Supiano, MD is the D. Keith Barnes, MD and Dottie Barnes Presidential Endowed Chair in Medicine, Professor and Chief, Division of Geriatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Director, VA Salt Lake City Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Executive Director, University of Utah Center on Aging.
Christine S. Ritchie, MD, MSPH is Professor of Medicine, Harris Fishbon Distinguished Professor, University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics.