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Elderly Care Medicine Lecture Notes provides all thenecessary information, within one short volume, for a soundintroduction to the particular characteristics and needs of elderlypatients. Presented in a userfriendly format, combining readabilitywith highquality illustrations, this eighth edition has beenthoroughly revised to reflect advances in knowledge on how diseasepresents in elderly people, and changes in management practice,particularly regarding stroke, dementia, delirium, and cancer. New for this edition, Elderly Care Medicine LectureNotes also features: More treatment tables and boxes throughout for rapid accessand revision Expansion of material on polypharmacy and prescribing Discussion of emotional support, counselling andspirituality Advice for doctors on breaking bad news and endoflifecare Consideration of ethical and legal issues A companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/elderlycaremedfeatures appendices which can be used as guidelines in a clinicalsetting, key revision points for each chapter, further readingsuggestions, and extended content for specialty training ingeriatrics. Not only is this book a great starting point to support initialteaching on the topic, but it is also easy to dip in and out of forreference or revision at the end of a module, rotation or finalexams. Whether you need to develop or refresh your knowledgeof geriatrics, Elderly Care Medicine Lecture Notes presentsneed to know information for all those involved in treatingelderly people.