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Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation


289.8  Lei 340.94  Lei

sau 28980 de puncte. Detalii.

Livrare in 15 zile lucratoare

Cod: BRT9780702045882

An aparitie: 2014

Autor: Timothy Kauffman

Categoria: Clinical & internal medicine

Editie: cartonata

Editura: Elsevier Churchill Livingstone

Format: 276 x 218 x 26 mm

Limba: English

Nr. pagini: 624

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Now in its third edition, this trusted clinical guide enables both the busy practitioner and student to review or to learn about a range of pathologies, conditions, examinations, diagnostic procedures, and interventions that can be effectively used in the physical rehabilitation of older people. It presents a broad overview of age-related physiological changes as well as specific professional discipline perspectives.

Organized into eleven distinct and interrelated units, the first unit begins with key anatomical and physiological considerations seen with aging which have significant impact on the older person. The second and third units go on to review important aging-related conditions and disorders of the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular/neurological systems respectively. Neoplasms commonly encountered in older people are the focus of the fourth unit; while aging-related conditions of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, integumentary and sensory systems are presented in units five through seven. Unit eight highlights a range of specific clinical problems and conditions commonly encountered with older patients.

Critically, all of these units emphasize important examination and diagnostic procedures needed for a thorough evaluation and stress interventions that can be of significant benefit to the older patient. The ninth unit presents select physical therapeutic interventions that are especially important in managing rehabilitative care. Key societal issues related to aging are discussed in the tenth unit. Finally, the concluding eleventh unit focuses on the successful rehabilitation team that includes both professional and non-professional caregiver members.

"The strengths of this generally excellent book lie in its thoughtful presentation of current approaches to clinical rehabilitation in older people." Reviewed by Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 2015, Feb 2015

A trusted guide to the conditions and problems faced when evaluating and treating geriatric patients
Extensive coverage over 84 chapters, each written by an expert in the field
Includes imaging, vision and the aging ear
Cross-referenced - providing the complexity and inter-relatedness of co-morbidities common to aging patients
Collaborative international perspective

Chapters on the aging spine; frailty; safe pilates for bone health; health care for older people
Additional renowned editor - Ronald W. Scott
Revised title to reflect the comprehensive scope of content covered (previously entitled Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual)

Cartea Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation face parte din categoria Clinical & internal medicine a librariei online si este scrisa de Timothy Kauffman.
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