This handbook is a practical guide for medical students, residents, and fellows treating older adults. It was prepared by residents and fellows in internal medicine, geriatrics, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, and urology, with faculty advisors from the Division of Nutrition and Aging. The authors provide a framework for approaching the important issues that arise in geriatrics and focus on key aspects of the evaluation and treatment of common geriatric disorders and consultations. Tables and appendices provide rapid point-of-care access to information such as cognitive and functional assessment tests and important drug interactions.References 113 ac Alpha blockers can be used in the setting of prostatism and HTN, although postural hypotension is a significant side effect. ac Nitrates are useful in the setting of HTN and stable angina but can cause headache and hypotension in the older ... New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999:294-301. ... Mulrow CD, Brand MB.
|Title||:||The Washington Manual Geriatrics Subspecialty Consult|
|Author||:||Kyle Moylan, Tammy L. Lin|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2004|