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Geriatric Urology


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Table of Contents

Section 1 - Urology and The Aging Process

1. Geriatric Urology and Aging Societies

2. Biology of Aging and the Genitourinary System

3. Disease Screening and Atypical Presentation of Disease in the Elderly

Section 2 - Geriatric Syndromes and Urology

4. Comorbidity and Underlying Medical Disease

5. Frailty

6. Polypharmacy

7. Delirium, Dementia, and Depression

8. Mobility, Gait, Balance and Falls

9. Pressure Ulcers, Wound Healing and Nutrition

10. Osteoporosis and Endocrinology

11. Bowel Function, Fecal Incontinence and Constipation

12. Elder Abuse and Neglect

Section 3 - Urologic Conditions in Older Adults

13. Urinary Incontinence

14. Pelvic Organ Prolapse

15. Urinary Tract Infection

16. Nocturia

17. Benign Prostate Diseases

18. Prostate Cancer

19. Bladder Cancer

20. Kidney Cancer

21. Penile, Testis and Other Urologic Malignancies

22. Renal Failure, Dialysis, and Transplantation

23. Stones and Endourology

24. Sexual Health in Elderly Women

25. Sexual Health in Elderly Men

26. Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV in Older Adults

27. Genitourinary Trauma in the Elderly

Section 4 - Surgical and Perioperative Care in Geriatric Urology

28. The Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

29. Preoperative Evaluation and Clinical Decision Making

30. Anesthesia and Intraoperative Care

31. Postoperative Care and Pain Management

32. Critical Care in Elderly Urology Patients

Section 5 - Common Clinical Issues in Geriatric Urology

33. Discharge Planning and Transitions of Care

34. Rehabilitation

35. Environments of Care

36. Palliative Medicine and Care of the Dying Patient

37. Health Care Financing and Public Policy

About the Author

Tomas Lindor Griebling, MD, MPH

University of Kansas

Department of Urology and The Landon Center on Aging

Kansas City, KS



From the book reviews:

"Experts in various fields related to geriatric urology provide comprehensive updates on a wide variety of topics. ... Written for practitioners, the book seems targeted specifically for urologists and urology trainees. ... this is a worthwhile read for anyone with an interest in geriatric urology, and is written at a level that is appropriate for students as well as seasoned practitioners. ... This is an excellent and much-needed contribution to the literature." (Bradley D. Figler, Doody's Book Reviews, July, 2014)

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