- Features 48 cases in geriatric medicine, each comprising a brief clinical history, relevant examination findings, and investigation results, followed by differential diagnosis and aspects of management
- Provides case-based learning centred around the curriculum in geriatric medicine, ideal for practictioners preparing for revalidation and those studying for the speciality exit examination in geriatric medicine
- Covers the presentation, management, and treatment of illness in older people alongside relevant social and ethical issues
- Practical and concise question and answer format accompanying cases designed to enhance the reader's diagnostic ability and clinical understanding, along with detailed discussion and suggestions for further reading
- A valuable reference and teaching tool supported by an extensive index and separate categorisation of cases by mode of presentation
Based around the core curriculum for specialist trainees and consultants, Oxford Case Histories in Geriatric Medicine is a valuable reference and teaching tool which provides an opportunity for case-based learning across a rapidly growing field. This book uses well-structured and concise cases from the Oxford hospitals to comprehensively cover the presentation, management, and treatment of illness in older people alongside relevant social and ethical issues.
Each case comprises a brief clinical history with relevant examination findings and investigation results. Associated questions on the differential diagnosis and aspects of management provide interactive learning material designed to enhance the reader's diagnostic ability and clinical understanding, along with detailed discussion and suggestions for further reading.
Part of the Oxford Case Histories series, this book will be valuable reading
for postgraduate trainees and consultants, and will be an essential resource
for those preparing for exit examinations and revalidation. It is also the ideal
tool for those who wish to improve their skills in diagnosis and management
of a broad range of geriatric disorders.
Readership: Geriatricians, and specialist trainees in geriatric medicine (particularly anyone taking the Specialty Certificate Examination (SCE) exit exam in Geriatric Medicine), trainees in psychiatry with an interest in old age psychiatry, and those in training as general and emergency physicians, and general practitioners. Also of interest to general physicians (trainees and consultants), emergency physicians, psychogeriatricians, general practitioners with an interest in geriatric medicine; trauma, orthopaedic, vascular, and general surgeons.
Edited by Sanja Thompson, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Division
of Clinical Geratology, Oxford, UK,Nicola Lovett, Nuffield Department of Clinical
Medicine, Division of Clinical Geratology, Oxford, UK, Sarah Pendlebury, Nuffield
Department of Clinical Medicine, Division of Clinical Geratology, Oxford, UK,
and John Grimley Evans, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Division of
Clinical Geratology, Oxford, UK
Sanja Thompson is a Clinical Lecturer and Associate Specialist in Geratology at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. She graduated from the University of Zagreb Medical School, Croatia, and has postgraduate qualifications in cardiovascular diseases, internal medicine, and geriatric medicine.
Nicola Lovett is an Academic Clinical Fellow for Oxford University Hospitals. She qualified from King's College, London, and has since taken postgraduate courses covering areas such as critical care and law and medical ethics alongside research work and teaching.
Sarah T Pendlebury is an Honorary Consultant Physician at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, and a Series Editor for the Oxford Case Histories series.
Sir John Grimley Evans is a Professor Emeritus of Clinical Geratology at the University of Oxford and a Medical Advisor and Non-executive Director for the European Care Group. He studied at Balloil College, Oxford and has been awarded a number of honours and distinctions including the British Geriatrics Society Dhole Eddlestone Memorial Prize for contributions to research in geriatric medicine, Knight Bachelor for services to medicine and an Honorary Fellowship at the Royal Society of Medicine.