9781632414953 t fc

ISBN : 9781632414953

Publisher :   haylemedical

Language :   English

Category :   Ageing

Publication Year :   2018

Price : USD 150.00

Description :  Geriatric medicine focuses on the prevention and treatment of diseases found in older people. Some of these diseases are atherosclerosis, dementia, osteoporosis, orthogeriatrics, Parkinson’s disease, etc. Geriatrics is rapidly evolving as people are becoming more aware to medical problems related to aging. This book is a compilation of chapters that discuss the most vital concepts and emerging trends in the field of geriatrics. Students, researchers, experts, medical practitioners and all associated with geriatrics and gerontology will benefit alike from this book.

Author/Editor :  Roger Simpson

Author's Description :  Roger Simpson is an associate professor of medicine and a geriatrics expert based in Texas, United States. He obtained his medical education from the University of Washington, US. Prior to his doctoral degree, he served at various positions in a medical university. His academic and research interests include geriatric palliative care and geriatric public health. Simpson has authored four books and over 15 articles in the field of medicine.