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By Howard M. Fillit MD, Kenneth Rockwood MD FRCPC FRCP, John B Young MBBS(Hons) FRCP

The prime reference within the box of geriatric care, Brocklehurst’s Textbook of Geriatric drugs and Gerontology, eighth Edition, by way of Drs. Howard M. Fillit, Kenneth Rockwood, and John B. younger, offers a modern, international perspective on issues of value to today’s gerontologists, inner drugs physicians, and kin medical professionals. An elevated concentrate on frailty, besides insurance of key matters in gerontology, disease-specific geriatrics, and intricate syndromes particular to the aged, makes this eighth variation the reference you’ll flip to in an effort to meet the original demanding situations posed by way of this starting to be sufferer population.

  • Consistent discussions of medical manifestations, prognosis, prevention, therapy, and extra make reference speedy and easy.
  • More than 250 figures, together with algorithms, images, and tables, supplement the textual content and assist you locate what you wish on a given condition.
  • Clinical relevance of the newest medical findings is helping you simply practice the fabric to daily practice.

  • A new bankruptcy on frailty, plus an emphasis on frailty through the book, addresses the complicated scientific and social matters that impact care, and the categorical wisdom and abilities crucial for assembly your sufferers’ complicated wishes.
  • New content material brings you as much as date with info on gerontechnology, emergency and pre-hospital care, HIV and getting older, in depth remedy of older adults, telemedicine, the equipped setting, and transcultural geriatrics.
  • New editor Professor John Young brings a clean point of view and specified services to this edition.

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Pahor M, Guralnik J, Ambrosius W, et al: Effect of structured physical activity on prevention of major mobility disability in older adults. The LIFE Study Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 311:2387–2396, 2014. 38. Sherrington C, Tiedemann A, Fairhall N, et al: Exercise to prevent falls in older adults: an updated meta-analysis and best practice recommendations. N S W Public Health Bull 22:78–83, 2011. 39. Silva RB, Eslick GD, Duque G: Exercise for falls and fracture prevention in long-term care facilities: a systematic review and metaanalysis.

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3 4 Successful Aging: The Centenarians Thomas T. S. S. S. 7%. On the other hand, octogerians and nonagerians are the fastest growing groups, with 21% and 30% growth, respectively, over the same period of time. 3 It is impressive that the proportion in Japan is twice that of the United States. 4 The record for a man was recently established by a Japanese man named Jiroemon Kimura, who died at the age of 115 years and 253 days in 2013 (birth date, April 19, 1897). 5 A clear tipoff that a claim is false is when someone is claimed to be the oldest person ever, and yet there was no mention of their age when they exceeded the current record of 122 years.

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