Therapeutic Advances in Hospital Medicine

Therapeutic Advances in Hospital Medicine

Focus on the Older Adult

by Peter Manu and Liron D Sinvani

352 pages, 177.80 x 254.00 mm

352 pages, 177.80 x 254.00 mm

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781496399939
  • January 2019

£59.50

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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.