CDN$ 108.95
Temporarily out of stock.
Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. Your account will only be charged when we ship the item.
Ships from and sold by Gift-wrap available.
Case Studies in Geriatric... has been added to your Cart
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

Case Studies in Geriatric Medicine Paperback – Sep 5 2005

See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
"Please retry"
"Please retry"
CDN$ 108.95
CDN$ 36.81 CDN$ 36.80

Save an Additional 10% on Textbooks When you Join Amazon Student

Special Offers and Product Promotions

  • Amazon Student members save an additional 10% on Textbooks with promo code TEXTBOOK10. Enter code TEXTBOOK10 at checkout. Here's how (restrictions apply)

No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your e-mail address or mobile phone number.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 310 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (Sept. 5 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521531756
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521531757
  • Product Dimensions: 17.4 x 2 x 24.7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 363 g
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #89,352 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  •  Would you like to update product info, give feedback on images, or tell us about a lower price?

  • See Complete Table of Contents

Product Description

Book Description

This case-based approach to geriatric medicine is suitable for all health professionals and trainees who provide care for the elderly, including interns, residents, geriatric fellows, physicians in practice, and nurse practitioners. It is illustrated and arranged around 43 cases based on the authors' experience in clinical practice.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on (beta) HASH(0xa397c534) out of 5 stars 1 review
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa38da60c) out of 5 stars Helpful Text for Medical School Geriatrics Rotation March 9 2010
By Indoctorinated - Published on
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I read this book during my geriatrics rotation, and it was exactly what I needed. At 300 pages, the book can easily be read cover to cover during a four week rotation. It covered all of the major medical (including psychiatric) and social issues that commonly come up while seeing geriatric patients. Each chapter begins with a case, asks you questions about the case, and then discusses the answers. Some of these topics aren't discussed in a regular medicine text, such as how to deal with a patient who is a bad driver and lacks insight.

Even in the chapters that cover common medical problems, the authors bring potential geriatrics-specific issues to your attention. For example, they mention that thyroid disease is commonly asymptomatic in older people, and that TSH screening is often required because there may not be much in the way of clinical findings. They also give suggestions for overcoming social issues, such as lack of ability to pay for treatment and refusal to use a cane to prevent falling.

This book isn't part of the Case Files series, but if you liked Case Files, you will like this book also.