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Management of Geriatric Syndromes

John E. Morley

Management of Geriatric Syndromes

A Practical Guide

by John E. Morley

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Published by Humana Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geriatric medicine,
  • Gerontology,
  • Medical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12325580M
    ISBN 101588291561
    ISBN 109781588291561
    OCLC/WorldCa53461114

    Mental Function Geriatric Syndromes. Geriatric mental function syndromes in the elderly affect the mind, perception, and ability to interact with others. These syndromes are, unfortunately, common in older adults, especially those with other serious health concerns present in their medical history.   Geriatric syndromes are multifactorial conditions that are prevalent in older adults. Geriatric syndromes are believed to develop when an individual experiences accumulated impairments in multiple systems that compromise their compensatory ability. In older adults with cancer, the presence of a geriatric syndrome is common and may increase the complexity of cancer treatment. In addition, the Cited by: 2.

      According to demographic projections, a significant increase in the proportion of the elderly population is anticipated worldwide. This aging of the population will lead to an increase in the prevalence of chronic diseases and functional impairment. This expected increase will result in growing use of the health care system that societies are largely unprepared to by: 8. This book is designed to cover general considerations, management of chronic diseases and geriatric syndromes and in the context of limited funding, advocate for optimal care in late-life which respects the dignity and autonomy of the oldest old.

      The term “geriatric syndrome” is used to capture those clinical conditions in older persons that do not fit into discrete disease categories. Many of the most common conditions cared for by geriatricians, including delirium, falls, frailty, dizziness, syncope and urinary incontinence, are classified as geriatric syndromes. Geriatric syndromes, such as delirium, falls, incontinence and. Top experts from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing have put together an excellent issue devoted to Geriatric Syndromes that will prepare the reader for treatment and patient care of geriatric patients. Top authors have written reviews in the followi.


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Management of Geriatric Syndromes by John E. Morley Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book will present many of the expected changes caused by normal aging and the Top Ten Geriatric Syndromes elders experience. These syndromes are a cascade of problems in an elders health and revolve around vision and hearing problems, elimination issues, dizziness, falls, and cognitive impairment including delirium as well as dementia (such as Alzheimers disease).Brand: PESI Healthcare.

This book will present many of the expected changes caused by normal aging and the Top Ten Geriatric Syndromes elders experience.

These syndromes are a cascade of problems in an elder’s health and revolve around vision and hearing problems, elimination issues, dizziness, falls, and cognitive impairment including delirium as well as dementia (such as Alzheimer’s disease)/5(6).

This book will present many of the expected changes caused by normal aging and the Top Ten Geriatric Syndromes elders experience. These syndromes are a cascade of problems in an elder's health and revolve around vision and hearing problems, elimination issues, dizziness, falls, and cognitive impairment including delirium as well as dementia (such as Alzheimer's disease).3/5(1).

Geriatric syndromes, such as delirium, falls, incontinence, and frailty, are highly prevalent, multifactorial, and associated with substantial morbidity and poor outcomes. Management of Geriatric Syndromes: A Practical Guide Hardcover – November 1, by John E.

Morley (Editor) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, November 1, "Please retry" Format: Hardcover. Silver Book - Part B. Management of Geriatric Syndromes book syndromes. Any treatment and management of the above patient can therefore be complex and extends beyond the traditional medical model.

Additionally, assessment cannot merely focus on the presenting issue; a full reflection of contextual medico-psycho-social assessment is required, including previously. These are called geriatric syndromes, which are problems that usually have more than one cause and involve many parts of the body.

Doctors called geriatricians—who have advanced training in the care of older adults—and other geriatrics healthcare professionals can play an important role in diagnosing and managing these syndromes. Jeffrey Mariano, Lillian C. Min, in Management of Cancer in the Older Patient, Delirium and the Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) Delirium is a geriatric syndrome that should be considered with any change in mental status and cognition.

The hallmarks of delirium are acute onset, fluctuating course, impaired attention, and cognitive changes. The bestselling guide to the medical management of common genetic syndromes —now fully revised and expanded A review in the American Journal of Medical Genetics heralded the first edition of Management of Genetic Syndromes as an unparalleled collection of knowledge.

Since publication of the first edition, improvements in the molecular diagnostic testing of genetic conditions have greatly. Describe a Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) and its importance to geriatric care.

Discuss the components of a CGA through case studies. Review common geriatric syndromes including diagnosis and management. Objectives.

Geriatric syndromes have wide-ranging implications for patients. Geriatric syndromes increase the older adult’s vulnerability during transitions in care settings.

Coordinated plans of care should be developed for older adults with geriatric syndromes. This teaching strategy can be used with students in both beginning and advanced nursing courses. Geriatric syndromes, by contrast, refer to “multifactorial health conditions that occur when the accumulated effects of impairments in multiple systems render [an older] person vulnerable to situational challenges”().Thus, the geriatric usage of the term “syndrome” emphasizes multiple causation of a unified manifestation(2;5).With this usage, the conceptualization of geriatric Cited by: This book: strives to educate physicians and other allied health professionals on the specialty of clinical geriatric medicine; covers Professor Bernard Isaacs' giants of geriatric, or four 'I's of geriatrics - immobility, instability, incontinence, and intellectual impairment; serves as a practical guide in the management of geriatric syndromes; covers several useful mnemonics that not only.

Geriatric syndromes are believed to develop when an individual experiences accumulated impairments in multiple systems that compromise their compensatory ability. In older adults with cancer, the presence of a geriatric syndrome is common and may increase the complexity of cancer by: 2.

Preface: Geriatric syndromes: meeting a growing challenge / Jennifer Kim and Sally Miller --Understanding frailty: a nurse's guide / Cathy A.

Maxwell and Jinjiao Wang --Cognitive issues: decline, delirium, depression, dementia / Melodee Harris --Pain assessment in older adults / Ann L. Horgas --Impaired sleep: a multifaceted geriatric syndrome. Expert Consult functionality—new to this edition—further enhances your reference power with convenient online access to the complete text and illustrations from the book.

Show less Popular with generations of practitioners, Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology has been the definitive reference of choice in the field. This book will also discuss the challenges of diagnosis and management of these conditions. The text introduces the concepts to set a clear foundation before covering the syndromes as they present in other comorbidities, including diabetes, heart failure, and a wide array of.

Geriatric Medicine Survival Handbook The cover illustration for this revised edition depicts an inuksuk (sometimes called inukshuk), a common feature of the Canadian Artic constructed by the Inuit living there.

It is a directional stone marker or cairn often in the shape of aFile Size: 1MB. This book will present many of the expected changes caused by normal aging and the Top Ten Geriatric Syndromes elders experience. These syndromes are a cascade of problems in an elder’s health and revolve around vision and hearing problems, elimination issues, dizziness, falls, and cognitive impairment including delirium as well as dementia (such as Alzheimer’s disease).

What is a geriatric syndrome. The conceptualization of geriatric syndromes has been evolving over time (Flacker JM, ). In general terms, a “syndrome” has been defined as “a group of signs and symptoms that occur together and characterize a particular abnormality” (Merriam Webster Dictionary) or “the aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and.

Geriatric Syndromes 1. GERIATRIC SYNDROMES FARHAD ZARGARI, MD, PHD 2. GERIATRIC SYNDROMES 3. GERIATRIC SYNDROMES 1-Disability 2-Dementia and Delirium 3-Falls 4-Poly-pharmacy 5-Pressure Ulcers 6-Urinary Incontinence 4. DISABILITY 5.mon geriatric syndromes and to identify common risk fac-tors across all of these syndromes was conducted.

Five geriatric syndromes were selected for this investigation, based on the following criteria; they are common, associ-ated with a high degree of morbidity, demonstrated to be preventable in some cases, and investigated with multipleCited by: 1.

Define common geriatric syndromes seen in the elderly. 2. Develop approaches to caring for patients experiencing geriatric syndromes and special problems. 3. Discuss how drug therapy may cause or exacerbate geriatric syndromes. 4. Recommend and assess both drug and non-drug interventions for geriatric syndromes and special problems File Size: KB.