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Contributors
Preface
PART I: ISSUES IN AGING
Section 1: Foundation
1. Why Geriatrics and Gerontology, Victor Hirth, Darryl Wieland, and Maureen Dever-Bumba
2. The Biology of Aging and Emerging Interventions, Bruce R. Troen and Adam Golden
3. Physical and Cognitive Function, Gilles O. Einstein, Michelle Horhota, and Mark McDaniel
4. The Global Democracy of Aging, Nina Tumosa and Margo-Lea Hurwicz
5. Cultural Competence in Geriatric Care, Margo-Lea Hurwicz and Nina Tumosa
Section 2: Examination and Function
6. Medical Evaluation of the Older Person, Mark E. Williams and Anna M. Hicks
7. Functional Assessment, Jeffrey De Castro Mariano and David B. Reuben
8. Aging and Sensory Loss: Vision, Hearing, Somatosensory, and Vestibular, Anne L. Harrison, Anne Olson, and Scott Shaffer
9. Atypical Presentation of Diseases in the Older Adult, Keerti Sharma
Section 3: Professional and Patient Decision-Making in the Older Adult
10. Assessing Decisional Capacity in Older Adults, Diane Chau, Patricia Lanoie Blanchette, Sreekanth Donepudi, and Reed Dopf
11. Health Literacy Practice and Assessment, Carolyn Crane Cutilli and Cynthia T. Schaefer
12. Approach to Laboratory Testing and Imaging in Aging, Allan S. Brett and Caroline Powell
13. Consideration Prior to Drug Prescribing in the Elderly, Edmund H. Duthie, Jr., Kathryn M. Denson, and Elizabeth Cogbill
14. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, David Haber, William Logan, and Sarah Schumacher
Section 4: Common Situations
15. Older Drivers: Safe Mobility in the Later Years, Karlene Ball and Rachel Benz
16. Changing Living Environments for Older Adults: Environmental Supports for Aging in Place, J.L. Warren and S. Rodiek
17. Family Caregiving, Deborah C. Messecar, Carol Parker Walsh, and Allison Lindauer
18. Sexuality, Angela Gentili and Michael Godschalk
PART II: INTERPROFESSIONAL GERIATRICS
19. Multi-Professional Team Care, Kathryn Hyer, Carol Babcock, Amanda H. Lucas, Larry E. Robinson, and Lee A. Hyer
Section 5: Acute Care
20. Geriatric Consultation Services, Lisa M. Walke and Maria Maiaroto
21. Perioperative Care of the Older Adult, James T. Birch, Jr., Brian Leo, and Daniel Swagerty
22. Discharge Planning and Transitional Care, Erin L. Cooper and William L. Lyons
Section 6: Chronic Care
23. Advanced Illness Care and Elders at the End of Life, Maura Brennan, Mayu Sekiguchi, and Julie McCole Phillips
24. Home Care, Peter Boling and Rachel Selby-Penczak
25. Long-Term Care, Daniel Ari Mendelson and Robert M. McCann
Section 7: Adaptive Care
26. An Approach to Assessing and Ordering Physical Therapy, Jonathan W. Donley
27. Integrating Technology into Older Adult Living, Eun-Shim Nahm and Barbara Resnick
Section 8: Rehabilitation
28. Interprofessional Management of the Complex Acute Surgical Patient, Mihaela S. Stefan and Gladys L. Fernandez
29. Interdisciplinary Team Care of the Older Adult with Cancer, Cathy C. Schubert and Heather Riggs
PART III: GERIATRIC SYNDROMES AND IMPORTANT ISSUES
30. Delirium, Franklin S. Watkins and Jeff D. Williamson
31. Dementia, Loren S. Greenberg
32. Polypharmacy, Claudene J. George
33. Urinary Incontinence, Camille P. Vaughan and Theodore M. Johnson
34. Falls and Mobility Disorders, David A. Ganz, Wessam Labib, and Laurence Z. Rubenstein
35. Weight Loss, Alexandra E. Leigh and Christine S. Ritchie
36. The Frailty Syndrome, Peter Khang and Kuo-Wei Lee
37. Evaluating and Treating Depression in Older Adults, Stephen Thielke and Steven Vannoy
38. Pressure Ulcers, David R. Thomas
39. Common Gastrointestinal Problems, George Triadafilopoulos and Gaurav Arora
40. Hip Fractures, Susan M. Friedman, Daniel A. Mendelson, and Stephen L. Kates
41. Osteoporosis, Susan Ott
42. Approach to Common Infections in Older Adults, Stephen G. Weber
43. Congestive Heart Failure, Sandra Bellantonio, Mara Slawsky, Greg Valania, and Fadi Saab
44. Stroke, Mel L. Anderson III and Jeffrey I. Wallace
45. Management of Hypertension in the Elderly, Ihab Hajjar and Dae Hyun Kim
Index

About the Author

Victor Hirth, MD, MHA, AGSF Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine University of South Carolina School of Medicine Medical Director, Geriatric Services Palmetto Health Richland Columbia, SC Darryl Wieland, PhD, MPH, AGSF Professor of Medicine University of South Carolina School of Medicine Research Director, Division of Geriatric Services Palmetto Health Richland Columbia, SC Maureen Dever-Bumba, FNP, DrPh (c) Associate Director, Geriatric Education Associate Director, Palmetto State GeriatricEducation Center University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia, SC

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