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The leading reference in the field of geriatric care, Brocklehurst’s Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, 8th Edition, provides a contemporary, global perspective on topics of importance to today’s gerontologists, internal medicine physicians, and family doctors. An increased focus on frailty, along with coverage of key issues in gerontology, disease-specific geriatrics, and complex syndromes specific to the elderly, makes this 8th Edition the reference you’ll turn to in order to meet the unique challenges posed by this growing patient population.Consistent discussions of clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more make reference quick and easy.

More than 250 figures, including algorithms, photographs, and tables, complement the text and help you find what you need on a given condition.

Clinical relevance of the latest scientific findings helps you easily apply the material to everyday practice. A new chapter on frailty, plus an emphasis on frailty throughout the book, addresses the complex medical and social issues that affect care, and the specific knowledge and skills essential for meeting your patients’ complex needs.

New content brings you up to date with information on gerontechnology, emergency and pre-hospital care, HIV and aging, intensive treatment of older adults, telemedicine, the built environment, and transcultural geriatrics.

New editor Professor John Young brings a fresh perspective and unique expertise to this edition.
Popular with generations of practitioners, Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology has been the definitive reference of choice in the field of geriatric care. The new 7th Edition, by Howard M. Fillit, MD, Kenneth Rockwood, MD, and Kenneth Woodhouse, carries on this tradition with an increased clinical focus and updated coverage to help you meet the unique challenges posed by this growing patient population. Consistent discussions of clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more make reference quick and easy, while over 255 illustrations compliment the text to help you find what you need on a given condition. Examples of the latest imaging studies depict the effects of aging on the brain, and new algorithms further streamline decision making.Emphasizes the clinical relevance of the latest scientific findings to help you easily apply the material to everyday practice.

Features consistent discussions of clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more that make reference quick and easy.

Includes over 255 illustrations—including algorithms, photographs, and tables—that compliment the text to help you find what you need on a given condition.

Provides summary boxes at the end of each chapter that highlight important points. Features the work of an expert author team, now led by Dr. Howard M. Fillit who provides an American perspective to complement the book’s traditional wealth of British expertise.

Includes an expanded use of algorithms to streamline decision making.

Presents more color images in the section on aging skin, offering a real-life perspective of conditions for enhanced diagnostic accuracy.

Includes examples of the latest imaging studies to help you detect and classify changes to the brain during aging.

Offers Grade A evidence-based references keyed to the relevant text.
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