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Published: 15 May 2018

752 Pages

7.1 x 3.9 inches

ISBN: 9780198738381

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BMA Medicine Category Highly Commended

Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine 3e

Third Edition

Lesley K. Bowker, James D. Price, Kunal S. Shah, and Sarah C. Smith

Oxford Medical Handbooks

  • An accessible, hands-on guide to the care of the older patient to steer the clinician safely through day-to-day geriatric practice
  • Provides guidance on the ethical and clinical dilemmas common to geriatric practice
  • Includes 'Clinical vignettes' and 'How to' boxes providing practical advice on common problems
  • Takes a problem-based approach to assist the clinician in tackling scenarios where the diagnosis may not be clear
  • Filled with clear diagrams, facts boxes, flowcharts and tables for easy assimilation of essential information

New to this Edition:

  • Thoroughly revised for the new edition to include the most recent clinical guidance and advice
  • Includes increased use of 'How to...' boxes throughout to provide concise practical advice
  • Contains a brand new chapter on peri-operative medicine and new material on changing models of care, screening, risk scoring management of TIA, and the Francis Report

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