The course covers advance care planning, the Gold Standards Framework and resuscitation decisions. This course is from Chapter 32 of the Wiley Geriatric Medicine at a Glance textbook.
At A Glance Series
The market-leading at a Glance series is used world-wide by medical students, residents, junior doctors and health professionals for its concise and clear approach and superb illustrations.
Geriatric Medicine at a Glance logically presents the core principles of geriatric medicine, including mechanisms of ageing, changes in physiology commonly seen in older adults, and the clinical management and treatment of the key medical presentations affecting older patients. It provides a thorough overview of the essential required core knowledge, mapped to the British Geriatrics Society undergraduate curriculum on ageing.
Geriatric Medicine at a Glance:
- Is fully aligned with the newly developed British Geriatric Society curriculum on ageing for undergraduate medical students
- Explains the relevant concepts associated with the ageing in addition to the common medical presentations seen in older adults
- includes the perspectives of nurses and other allied health professionals
- Features 'best of five' self-assessment questions, with full explanations of the answers
Geriatric Medicine at a Glance will help address the uncertainty often experienced by medical students and junior doctors when dealing with older patients.
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Dr. Adrian Blundell is a Consultant in the Health Care of Older People, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK.
Dr Adam Gordon is a Consultant Geriatrician and Honorary Lecturer in the Medicine of Older People at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and the University of Nottingham, UK.