The Resource The Merck manual of health & aging, Mark H. Beers, editor-in-chief ; Thomas V. Jones, editor ; Michael Berkwits, Justin L. Kaplan, and Robert Porter, assistant editors

The Merck manual of health & aging, Mark H. Beers, editor-in-chief ; Thomas V. Jones, editor ; Michael Berkwits, Justin L. Kaplan, and Robert Porter, assistant editors

Label
The Merck manual of health & aging
Title
The Merck manual of health & aging
Statement of responsibility
Mark H. Beers, editor-in-chief ; Thomas V. Jones, editor ; Michael Berkwits, Justin L. Kaplan, and Robert Porter, assistant editors
Title variation
  • Merck manual of health and aging
  • Health & aging
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The comprehensive guide to the changes and challenges of aging--for older adults and those who care for and about them"--Cover
Cataloging source
NLM
Dewey number
613/.0438
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • RA777.5
  • RC952.55
LC item number
  • .M47 2004
  • M47 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • handbooks
NLM call number
  • 2009 F-268
  • WT 39
NLM item number
M5556 2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beers, Mark H
  • Jones, Thomas V
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aging
  • Aged
  • Health Behavior
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Services for the Aged
  • Long-Term Care
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Older people
  • Longevity
  • Personnes âgées
  • Longévité
Label
The Merck manual of health & aging, Mark H. Beers, editor-in-chief ; Thomas V. Jones, editor ; Michael Berkwits, Justin L. Kaplan, and Robert Porter, assistant editors
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The comprehensive guide to the changes and challenges of aging--for older adults and those who care for and about them"--Cover
  • Includes index
Contents
  • Section 1. Fundamentals of aging. Age-old questions -- How the body ages -- The aging of America -- Section 2. Caring for self and others. Preventive medical care -- Maintaining good nutrition -- Drugs and aging -- Complementary or alternative medicine -- Communicating with health care practitioners -- Continuity of care -- Understanding medical tests -- Hospital care -- Undergoing surgery -- Rehabilitation -- Long-term care -- Caregiving -- Palliative and end-of-life care -- Section 3. Medical conditions. Nutritional disorders -- Water and electrolyte balance -- Hypothermia and hyperthermia --Dizziness and fainting -- Falls -- Osteoporosis -- Fractures -- Pain -- Confusion -- Delirium -- Dementia -- Stroke -- Nerve disorders -- Movement disorders -- Sleep -- Mental health disorders -- Thyroid disorders -- Diabetes mellitus -- Skin disorders -- Eye disorders -- Hearing and the ear -- Nose and throat disorders -- Mouth and dental disorders -- Foot disorders -- Arthritis -- Temporal arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica -- High blood pressure -- Blood vessel disorders -- Coronary artery disease -- Heart failure -- Abnormal heart rhythms -- Heart valve disorders -- Blood disorders--
  • Finding and living with cancer -- Cancers -- Pneumonia and influenza -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Swallowing and reflux disorders -- Bowel movement disorders -- Urinary tract infections -- Urinary incontinence -- Female genital and sexual disorders -- Male genital and sexual disorders -- Exercise -- Section 4. Social, legal, and ethical issues. Coping with change -- Driving -- Intimacy -- Mistreatment -- Understanding legal and ethical issues -- Paying for health care -- Appendix I: Drug names : generic and trade -- Appendix II: Resources for help and information
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 961 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)725212867
Label
The Merck manual of health & aging, Mark H. Beers, editor-in-chief ; Thomas V. Jones, editor ; Michael Berkwits, Justin L. Kaplan, and Robert Porter, assistant editors
Link
Publication
Note
  • "The comprehensive guide to the changes and challenges of aging--for older adults and those who care for and about them"--Cover
  • Includes index
Contents
  • Section 1. Fundamentals of aging. Age-old questions -- How the body ages -- The aging of America -- Section 2. Caring for self and others. Preventive medical care -- Maintaining good nutrition -- Drugs and aging -- Complementary or alternative medicine -- Communicating with health care practitioners -- Continuity of care -- Understanding medical tests -- Hospital care -- Undergoing surgery -- Rehabilitation -- Long-term care -- Caregiving -- Palliative and end-of-life care -- Section 3. Medical conditions. Nutritional disorders -- Water and electrolyte balance -- Hypothermia and hyperthermia --Dizziness and fainting -- Falls -- Osteoporosis -- Fractures -- Pain -- Confusion -- Delirium -- Dementia -- Stroke -- Nerve disorders -- Movement disorders -- Sleep -- Mental health disorders -- Thyroid disorders -- Diabetes mellitus -- Skin disorders -- Eye disorders -- Hearing and the ear -- Nose and throat disorders -- Mouth and dental disorders -- Foot disorders -- Arthritis -- Temporal arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica -- High blood pressure -- Blood vessel disorders -- Coronary artery disease -- Heart failure -- Abnormal heart rhythms -- Heart valve disorders -- Blood disorders--
  • Finding and living with cancer -- Cancers -- Pneumonia and influenza -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- Swallowing and reflux disorders -- Bowel movement disorders -- Urinary tract infections -- Urinary incontinence -- Female genital and sexual disorders -- Male genital and sexual disorders -- Exercise -- Section 4. Social, legal, and ethical issues. Coping with change -- Driving -- Intimacy -- Mistreatment -- Understanding legal and ethical issues -- Paying for health care -- Appendix I: Drug names : generic and trade -- Appendix II: Resources for help and information
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 961 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)725212867

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