"Geriatric Rehabilitation" will cover assessment and treatment of a multitude of rehabilitation issues as they uniquely affect older adults and the elderly. The AAPM&R broadly defines three categories of geriatric rehabilitation - problems of normal aging due to disuse and deconditioning, cardiovascular problems like vascular disease and stroke, and skeletal problems including osteoporosis and osteoarthritic conditions such as knee and hip replacements. In addition, those proving care to this population must deal with ...

Geriatrics 2012, Demos Medical Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781936287093