The most complete, authoritative guide available on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the elderly - updated with a new global perspective A Doody's Core Title for 2015! "In addition to serving as a timely, comprehensive, state-of-the-art textbook of geriatric medicine anchored in science, evidence-based medicine, and patient-centered practice, the book also is intended to meet the learning needs of fellows in geriatric medicine. The authors succeed in modeling a textbook of geriatric medicine on textbooks of internal medicine. 3 Stars." (Doody's Review Service). The undisputed leader on the subject of geriatrics, this comprehensive guide combines gerontology principles with clinical geriatrics offering unmatched coverage of this area of medicine. Written by some of the world's most respected geriatricians, Hazzard's Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology presents the most up-to-date, evidence-based medical information available in a revamped 2-color design that makes finding the answers to your questions faster and easier than ever.
Features: a greater emphasis on evidence-based medicine through the expanded use of Clinical Practice Guidelines and references to systematic reviews and critically appraised topics; a new international advisory board of 12 global authorities and an increased number of international contributors for a greater global perspective; important new chapters on the cultural aspects of geriatrics, emergency geriatrics, hospital geriatrics, international geriatric care, and rural geriatric care; information integrated with additional online resources; tables, drawings, and clinical algorithms made even more effective by a new two-color design 300 illustrations (including 64 in a full-color insert).
Jeffrey B. Halter, MD Professor of Internal Medicine Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine Director, Geriatrics Center and Institute of Gerontology University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI Joseph G. Ouslander, MD Professor and Associate Dean for Geriatric Programs Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science Professor (Courtesy), Christine E. Lyon College of Nursing Florida Atlantic University Professor of Medicine (Voluntary) Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Boca Raton, FL Mary E. Tinetti, MD Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Public Health Director, Program on Aging Yale University School of Medicine New Haven, CT Stephanie Studenski, MD, MPH Professor, Department of Medicine (Geriatrics) University of Pittsburgh Staff Physician, VA Pittsburgh GRECC Pittsburgh, PA Kevin P. High, MD, MS Chief, Section on Infectious Diseases Professor of Medicine, Sections on Infectious Diseases, Hematology/Oncology, and Molecular Medicine Wake Forest University Health Sciences Winston-Salem, NC Sanjay Asthana, MD Duncan G. and Lottie H. Ballantine Chair in Geriatrics Professor and Head, Section of Geriatrics & Gerontology University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Director, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital Associate Director, Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute Madison, WI EDITOR EMERITUS AND SENIOR ADVISOR: William R. Hazzard, MD Professor of Medicine University of Washington Director, Geriatrics and Extended Care VA Puget Sound Health Care System Seattle, WA Senior Editorial Assistant: Nancy Woolard, MD Wake Forest University Health Sciences Winston-Salem, NC