Reichel's Care of the Elderly: Clinical Aspects of Aging by Jan Busby-Whitehead, Christine Arenson, Samuel C. Durso,

By Jan Busby-Whitehead, Christine Arenson, Samuel C. Durso, Daniel Swagerty, Laura Mosqueda, Maria Fiatarone Singh, William Reichel

The 6th variation of Reichel's Care of the aged: medical elements of getting older continues to be the pioneering textual content for the working towards health care professional faced with the original difficulties of an more and more aged inhabitants. Dr. William Reichel's formative textual content is designed as a pragmatic and worthy advisor for all degrees of geriatric care, from scientific scholars to geriatric experts. This booklet emphasizes scientific administration and addressed difficulties from the easy to the hugely complicated. The well known editors have revised each bankruptcy and feature integrated the latest advances in aged care. New chapters contain hormonal treatment in post-menopausal ladies, drug remedy for Alzheimer's victims, replacement drugs, the continual understaffing of nursing houses, administration of delirium, and moral matters. finished and written for any clinicians taking care of older sufferers (including relatives physicians, basic internists, nurse practitioners, geriatricians, and different specialists), this esteemed textual content offers sensible and relied on recommendation.

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48 The widely used Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) consists of 30 or 15 questions. 49 It can also be administered in an interview format. 8. 50 The Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) is a 20-item self-report depression scale that requires respondents to rate how frequently they experienced depressive symptoms over the past week. 48 The SelfCARE (D) consists of 12 questions, with scoring based on a Likert scale, asking respondents to answer based on symptoms over the past month.

18 On the other hand, individuals who are not frail may be too healthy to garner benefit from CGA. The purpose of targeting is to identify elders at risk for progressive disability. 1). 11,19,20 INSIDE THE BLACK BOX: WHAT HAPPENS IN CGA PROCESSES? What happens in CGA? What problems are discovered? How are they addressed? A few studies provide some insight into the 16 John D. 1. Targeting Criteria Age ≥75 years Functional status: ≥1 ADL deficiency; falls; poor self-rated health Medical utilization: ≥1 hospital admission in past year; ≥6 physician visits in past year; ≥5 prescription medications Medical conditions: coronary artery disease; diabetes mellitus; depression; urinary incontinence Social: absence of a caregiver CGA process.

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