Managing older people in primary care / edited by Margot Gosney, Tess Harris.

Contributor(s): Gosney, Margot | Harris, TessMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009Description: xii, 386 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cmISBN: 9780199546589 (pbk.); 0199546584 (pbk.)Subject(s): Older people -- Medical care | Primary care (Medicine)DDC classification: 618.97 LOC classification: RC952 | .M35 2009
Contents:
Introduction / Tess Harris -- Ageing / Christina Victor -- Clinical assessment / Shaun O'Keeffe -- Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics / Vincent Riley, Tony Avery, and Stephen Jackson -- Cardiovascular disease / Stephanie Houlder ... [et al.] -- Stroke and transient ischaemic attack / Janice O'Connell, Michael Norton, and Christopher Gray -- Neurological problems / John Hindle and Catherine Hindle -- Respiratory problems / Stephen Allen and Patrick White -- Gastroenterology / Willie Hamilton and Keith Bodger -- Diabetes and endocrine problems / Simon Croxson and Roger Gadsby -- Haematological conditions / David Allsup and Michael Small -- Locomotor problems in older people / Nada Hassan and David Scott -- Falls and osteoporosis / Finbarr Martin and Denise Kendrick -- Kidney problems / Simon de Lusignan and John Feehally -- Ear, nose, and throat / Shaun Jackson and Andrew Swift -- Opthalmic problems / Mark Batterbury and Nicholas Cowland -- Dermatology / Maggie Kirkup and Diana Bloss -- Pressure ulceration and leg ulcers / Joseph Grey, Julie Stevens, and Keith Harding -- Incontinence / Brenda Roe and Asangaedem Akpan -- Urology / Peter Malone and Christopher Blick -- Gynaecological problems / Rajesh Varma -- Psychiatry / David Anderson and Jim George -- Ethical and legal issues / David Oliver -- Vulnerable adults / Margot Gosney -- Palliative care / Louise Robinson and Alexa Clark -- Care home medicine / Clive Bowman and Emma Bowman -- Rehabilitation and physical activity / Chris Turnbull and Steve Iliffe -- Social services, community care, and benefits / Paddy Goslyn and Garry Briggs -- The voluntary sector / Heather Mercer.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Tess Harris -- Ageing / Christina Victor -- Clinical assessment / Shaun O'Keeffe -- Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics / Vincent Riley, Tony Avery, and Stephen Jackson -- Cardiovascular disease / Stephanie Houlder ... [et al.] -- Stroke and transient ischaemic attack / Janice O'Connell, Michael Norton, and Christopher Gray -- Neurological problems / John Hindle and Catherine Hindle -- Respiratory problems / Stephen Allen and Patrick White -- Gastroenterology / Willie Hamilton and Keith Bodger -- Diabetes and endocrine problems / Simon Croxson and Roger Gadsby -- Haematological conditions / David Allsup and Michael Small -- Locomotor problems in older people / Nada Hassan and David Scott -- Falls and osteoporosis / Finbarr Martin and Denise Kendrick -- Kidney problems / Simon de Lusignan and John Feehally -- Ear, nose, and throat / Shaun Jackson and Andrew Swift -- Opthalmic problems / Mark Batterbury and Nicholas Cowland -- Dermatology / Maggie Kirkup and Diana Bloss -- Pressure ulceration and leg ulcers / Joseph Grey, Julie Stevens, and Keith Harding -- Incontinence / Brenda Roe and Asangaedem Akpan -- Urology / Peter Malone and Christopher Blick -- Gynaecological problems / Rajesh Varma -- Psychiatry / David Anderson and Jim George -- Ethical and legal issues / David Oliver -- Vulnerable adults / Margot Gosney -- Palliative care / Louise Robinson and Alexa Clark -- Care home medicine / Clive Bowman and Emma Bowman -- Rehabilitation and physical activity / Chris Turnbull and Steve Iliffe -- Social services, community care, and benefits / Paddy Goslyn and Garry Briggs -- The voluntary sector / Heather Mercer.

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Margot Gosney qualified in 1983 at the University of Liverpool. She went on to do her postgraduate training and MD in the North West of England. In 1994 she was appointed as senior lecturer in the academic department of Geriatric Medicine and subsequently to the chair of Elderly CareMedicine at the University of Reading in 2003. She has an interest in both undergraduate and postgraduate education, working as a question writer for the MRCP Part 1 and Part 2 as well as examining for PACES. Whilst in Liverpool she was co-director for three years of the undergraduate curriculum.She is external examiner for six undergraduate medical degrees as well as MSc in Gerontology in two universities. She question writes for the General Medical Council and is a member of the Part 1 PLAB panel. Tess Harris qualified from St George's Hospital Medical School in London in 1988 and hasbeen working as a part-time general practitioner since 1994, in London, Oxfordshire and Berkshire. She has an M.Sc. in epidemiology and has been involved for many years in primary care epidemiology research, with a particular focus on older peoples' health and health care use. Her MD is in thisresearch area and she has also published widely in topical journals.

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