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Hazzard's Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Seventh Edition

© 2016
by Jeffrey Halter, Joseph Ouslander, Stephanie Studenski, Kevin High, Sanjay Asthana, Mark Supiano, Christine Ritchie

7th Edition Active, In-Print 2096 Pages Hardback
9780071833455 0071833455

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The gold-standard text on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the elderly " completely updated with a new full-color presentation

A  Doody's Core Title for 2019!

The definitive treatise on the subject of geriatrics, this comprehensive text combines gerontology principles with clinical geriatrics, offering a uniquely holistic approach to this ever-expanding area of medicine. Written by some of the world's most respected geriatricians, Hazzard's Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Seventh Edition presents up-to-date, evidence-based information in a rich  new full-color design. Unmatched as a textbook, this classic is also valuable to fellows in geriatric medicine.

Hazzards's Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Seventh Edition is logically divided into five parts: Principles of Gerontology, Principles of Geriatrics, Geriatric Syndromes, Principles of Palliative Medicine, and Organ Systems and Diseases.  Within its pages, you will find balanced, authoritative coverage of every essential topic " from evaluation and management to nutrition and palliative medicine. 

Here's why the Seventh Edition is the best edition ever:

? NEW full-color design with hundreds of color photographs
? NEW chapters: Quality of Care in Older Adults, Common Non-Pain Symptoms in Older Adults, Strategies of Effective  Communication Around Advanced Illness, Palliative Medicine in the Continuum of Care Including Hospice, Coagulation Disorders, and Plasma Cell Disorders
? MORE chapters on Palliative Medicine
? NEW Learning Objectives and Key Points added to each chapter
? MORE tables, drawings, and clinical algorithms
? EVIDENCE-BASED through the use of the latest clinical practice guidelines , references to systemic reviews, and critically appraised topics
? UPDATED to reflect the most current clinical breakthroughs and advances for managing older adults in various settings

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