- Alan J. Sinclair, Dean and Professor of Medicine, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Postgraduate Medical School, University of Bedfordshire, Luton, UK
- John E. Morley, Dammert Professor of Gerontology, Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Director, Endocrinology, Saint Louis University Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
- Bruno Vellas, Professor of Medicine, Clinic of Internal Medicine and Gerontology, G ´erontop ˆole, Toulouse University Hospital, Toulouse, France
This new edition of the comprehensive and renowned textbook Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine offers a fully revised and updated review of geriatric medicine. It covers the full spectrum of the subject, features 41 new chapters, and provides up-to-date, evidence-based, and practical information about the varied medical problems of ageing citizens.
The three editors, from UK, USA and France, have ensured that updated chapters provide a global perspective of geriatric medicine, as well as reflect the changes in treatment options and medical conditions which have emerged since publication of the 4th edition in 2006. The book includes expanded sections on acute stroke, dementia, cardiovascular disease, and respiratory diseases, and features a new section on end-of-life care.
In the tradition of previous editions, this all-encompassing text continues to be a must-have text for all clinicians who deal with older people, particularly geriatric medical specialists, gerontologists, researchers, and general practitioners.
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