9781632415066 t fc

ISBN : 9781632415066

Publisher :   haylemedical

Language :   English

Category :   Ageing

Publication Year :   2018

Price : USD 145.95

Description :  Geriatrics refers to the medical practice of providing special health care to elderly people. It includes studies related to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders affecting the older individuals. The common diseases studied under this field are heart disease, Parkinson’s disease, arthritis, high cholesterol, dementia, etc. This book aims to shed light on some of the unexplored aspects of geriatrics and the recent researches in this field. The various advancements in geriatric medicine are glanced at and their applications as well as therapeutic effects are looked at. It is a vital tool for all researching and studying this field.

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.