Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2012

728 Pages | 12 line illustrations

7.1 x 3.9 inches

ISBN: 9780199586097

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Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine

Second Edition

Lesley Bowker, James Price, and Sarah Smith

Oxford Medical Handbooks

  • A hands-on guide to the care of the older patient
  • Provides guidance on the ethical and clinical dilemmas common to geriatric practice
  • Includes '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
  • New sections on the introduction of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Covers recent developments in stroke/TIA services and in the use of drugs and antibiotics
  • More flowcharts and figures supporting clinical management advice makes the book easier to use in a practical setting
  • App available from the App Store, Google Play, and MedHand Bookstore

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