Elderly Patients with Multi-Morbidity, Frailty & Geriatric Syndromes : Therapeutic Problem of Contemporary & Incoming Medicine at Intensive Care Unit (ICU) from the Geriatricians Viewpoint Paperback / softback
by Pavel Weber
This book presents a practically orientated survey of major problems of a clinical picture and therapeutic pitfalls in critically ill elderly patients from the point of view of a geriatrician.
A growing number of patients of advanced age represent a highly heterogeneous group with very different health problems.
For the ICU admitted elderly patients, there are valuable general pitfalls of modern medicine connected with: atomisation of medicine; absence of holistic approach and contemporary multi-morbidity when they belong to miscellaneous medical branches according to principal somatic diagnosis or seemingly nowhere.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 82 pages, tables, graphs
- Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 08/07/2011
- Category: Geriatric medicine
- ISBN: 9781617611766