With an ever increasing ageing population, medical students need a concise introduction to this challenging client group. The book aims to give the reader an understanding of the physiological changes of ageing and how this results in the presentation and treatment of disease; the role of rehabilitation; the recent reorganisation of medical, social and voluntary services; how effectively to manage disease in older patients. The result is a core text that will appeal to medical students, junior doctors, general practitioners ...

Lecture Notes on Geriatric Medicine 2003, Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN-13: 9781405101622

6th edition

Trade paperback