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The Clinical care of the aged person [electronic resource] : an interdisciplinary perspective / edited by David G. Satin, with Barbara A. Blakeney ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Satin, David G | Blakeney, Barbara A.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1994Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 497 p.) : ill.ISBN: 142376353X (electronic bk.); 9781423763536 (electronic bk.); 1601296878; 9781601296870.Subject(s): Geriatrics | Older people -- Medical care | Older people -- Health and hygiene | Health Services for the Aged -- organization & administration | Geriatrics | Health Policy | G�eriatrie | Personnes �ag�ees -- Soins m�edicaux | Personnes �ag�ees -- Sant�e et hygi�ene | G�eriatrie | Politique sanitaire | Ouderen | Gezondheidszorg | Alter | Medizinische Versorgung | Aufsatzsammlung | Altenpflege | Gesundheitspolitik | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Health Care Issues | MEDICAL -- Public Health | MEDICAL -- Health Policy | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General | MEDICAL -- Diseases | MEDICAL -- Health Care Delivery | Old persons CareGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Clinical care of the aged person.DDC classification: 362.1/9897 Other classification: 44.68 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Aged view their health care / Masie Eaton ... [et al.] -- Clinical issues for the individual -- Physical health problems and treatment of the aged / Terence A. O'Malley, Barbara A. Blakeney -- Emotional and cognitive issues in the care of the aged / David G. Satin -- Oral health and treatment of the aged / Athena S. Papas, Maureen C. Rounds -- Drug therapy in the aged patient / Joseph M. Scavone -- Nutritional concerns and problems of the aged / Johanna T. Dwyer -- Principles and practice in geriatric rehabilitation / Jennifer M. Bottomley -- Interpersonal and societal issues -- Ageing family / Frances L. Portnoy -- Work, productivity, and worth in old age / Margot C. Howe -- Ethical issues at the end of life: death, dying and the care of the aged / David Barnard -- Legal issues in the care of the aged / Thomas F. O'Hare -- Disability trends and community long-term health care for the aged / Alan M. Jette -- Economics of the health-care system: financing health care for the aged person / Glenn S. Koocher, Diane S. Piktialis.
(cont) Theoretical issues of interdisciplinary education and practice -- Interdisciplinary, integrated approach to professional practice with the aged / David G. Satin -- Developing the interdisciplinary team / Benjamin S. Siegel -- Attitudes, values and ideologies as influences on the professional education and practice of those who care for the aged / Lisa Gurland -- Interdisciplinary care of aged persons: an integration of the issues -- Interdisciplinary case conference / David G. Satin.
Summary: As the population of aged people increases throughout the world, the need for comprehensive, integrated geriatric care is rapidly becoming a high priority. Developed from an education program in clinical geriatrics offered through the Division on Aging of the Harvard Medical School, this authoritative text provides broad, interdisciplinary coverage of geriatric health care. The book incorporates the theory and skill needed for many disciplines to work together effectively. It integrates the various topics covered by way of section introductions, cross-references within chapters, a case study and case conference, and an introductory chapter of discussions among a panel of aged people. With contributions from a wide range of experts, this book teaches an interdisciplinary perspective on the aged and their health care, and examines the working relationships among the many professions providing care for the aged.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Aged view their health care / Masie Eaton ... [et al.] -- Clinical issues for the individual -- Physical health problems and treatment of the aged / Terence A. O'Malley, Barbara A. Blakeney -- Emotional and cognitive issues in the care of the aged / David G. Satin -- Oral health and treatment of the aged / Athena S. Papas, Maureen C. Rounds -- Drug therapy in the aged patient / Joseph M. Scavone -- Nutritional concerns and problems of the aged / Johanna T. Dwyer -- Principles and practice in geriatric rehabilitation / Jennifer M. Bottomley -- Interpersonal and societal issues -- Ageing family / Frances L. Portnoy -- Work, productivity, and worth in old age / Margot C. Howe -- Ethical issues at the end of life: death, dying and the care of the aged / David Barnard -- Legal issues in the care of the aged / Thomas F. O'Hare -- Disability trends and community long-term health care for the aged / Alan M. Jette -- Economics of the health-care system: financing health care for the aged person / Glenn S. Koocher, Diane S. Piktialis.

(cont) Theoretical issues of interdisciplinary education and practice -- Interdisciplinary, integrated approach to professional practice with the aged / David G. Satin -- Developing the interdisciplinary team / Benjamin S. Siegel -- Attitudes, values and ideologies as influences on the professional education and practice of those who care for the aged / Lisa Gurland -- Interdisciplinary care of aged persons: an integration of the issues -- Interdisciplinary case conference / David G. Satin.

As the population of aged people increases throughout the world, the need for comprehensive, integrated geriatric care is rapidly becoming a high priority. Developed from an education program in clinical geriatrics offered through the Division on Aging of the Harvard Medical School, this authoritative text provides broad, interdisciplinary coverage of geriatric health care. The book incorporates the theory and skill needed for many disciplines to work together effectively. It integrates the various topics covered by way of section introductions, cross-references within chapters, a case study and case conference, and an introductory chapter of discussions among a panel of aged people. With contributions from a wide range of experts, this book teaches an interdisciplinary perspective on the aged and their health care, and examines the working relationships among the many professions providing care for the aged.

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