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Editors: Ahmet Turan Isik, M. Refik Mas, M. Akif Karan and George T. Grossberg (Department of Geriatric Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University, School Of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey)
Book Description:
Old age is associated with a number of medico-social problems such as: hypertension, diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders, osteoarthritis, tremor, pain, gait and balance impairment, incontinence, urinary tract infection, sarcopenia, osteoporosis, polypharmacy, pressure ulcers, sleeping problems, cardiocerebrovascular disorders, fluid and electrolyte disturbance, nutritional disorders, immunization and disease prevention rehabilitation and care. The management of these problems differs significantly between younger and older adults.

All of these problems are evaluated in this book in two parts with the contributions of experienced clinicians and researchers. In addition, cellular aging, comprehensive geriatric assessments, and medicolegal and ethical principles in geriatric medicine are also evaluated.

This book will be a valuable tool for all clinicians involved in the management of elderly people. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:
Section 1: Cellular Aging pp.1-2

Chapter 1: Cellular Aging
(Yasemin Soysal, Murat Tosun and Nuket Gocmen Mas, Afyon Kocatepe University, Medical Faculty, Department of Medical Genetics, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey, and others)pp.3-16

Section 2: Approach to the Elderly Patient pp.17-18

Chapter 2: Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
(Bilgin Bahadır Başgöz, Birol Yildiz and M. Refik Mas
Department of Geriatric Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University, School Of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey, and others)pp.19-26

Chapter 3: Immunization and Disease Prevention
(Zeynep Dilek Aydın, Süleyman Demirel University Medical School, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Turkey)
Section 3: Approach to Common Signs and Symptoms in Geriatrics
Chapter 4: Pain
(Pakize Kirdemir, Anesthesiology, Pain Clinic, Süleyman Demirel University Medical School, Turkey)pp.77-86
Chapter 5: Anemia
(Cengiz Beyan and Alev Akyol Erikci, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Department of Haematology, Ankara, Turkey)pp.87-104

Chapter 6: Vertigo and its Treatment in the Elderly
(Ayşe Karan, Demirhan Dıraçoğlu and Cihan Aksoy, Istanbul University, School of Medicine, Deaprtment of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Istanbul, Turkey)pp.105-130

Chapter 7: Altered Mental Status
(Adam Mehmet Gulhan)pp.131-150

Chapter 8: Dizziness and Balance Problems
(Habib Hashemi)pp.151-170

Chapter 9: Tremors
(Gulay Kenangil, Department of Neurology, Erenkoy Psychiatry Hospital,
Istanbul, Turkey)pp.171-178

Section 4: Common Diseases in Geriatrics pp.179-180

Chapter 10: Hypertension
(A. Seref Demırel, Istanbul University, Istanbul School of Medicine,
Department of Internal Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey)pp.181-204

Chapter 11: Insulin Resistance, Diabetes Mellitus
(Mahmut Yazici and Mehmet Refik Mas)pp.205-232

Chapter 12: Thyroid Disorders
(Alper Sonmez and Omer Azal)pp.233-246

Chapter 13: Osteoarthritis
(Nese Olmez)pp.247-290

Chapter 14: Urinary Tract Infections
(Omer Coskun and Hakan Erdem, Gulhane Medical Academy, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ankara, Turkey, and others)pp.191-306

Index pp.309-332

      Geriatrics, Gerontology and Elderly Issues
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2013
   Pages: 345, 7x10 - (NBC-C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62808-972-1
   Status: AV
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