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Title The rational use of advanced medical technology with the elderly / Freddy Homburger, editor.

Published New York : Springer Pub. Co., c1994.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed ST  618.97 RATI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 280 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Knight Steel -- Ch. 1. Assessment of Geriatric Patients / P. P. Barry -- Ch. 2. Uses and Misuses of Laboratory Tests in the Aged / L. D. Berman -- Ch. 3. Prophylactic (Preventive) Therapies in Old Age / L. J. Kerzner and S. Van B. Wilking -- Ch. 4. Defensive Medicine in Geriatric Practice / M. B. Kapp -- Ch. 5. The Role of the Physician in Decisions to Use or Forgo Life-Sustaining Technologies / L. O'Donnell and M. Z. Solomon -- Ch. 6. The Rational Use of Tube Feeding in Elderly Long-Term Patients / R. M. Meyers and M. A. Grodin -- Ch. 7. Advanced Diagnostic Technology in Cardiovascular Disease of the Aged / K. E. Fleischmann and R. T. Lee -- Ch. 8. Cardiovascular Surgery in the Elderly / S. F. Aranki -- Ch. 9. Diagnostic Tests in the Elderly with Neurological Disorders / P. A. Cyrus, J. Jankowiak and R. G. Feldman -- Ch. 10. Dialysis in the Geriatric Population / T. I. Steinman -- Ch. 11. Joint Replacement in the Aged / I. G. Yablon and D. J. Covall.
Ch. 12. Laparoscopic Surgery in the Aged / D. Birkett -- Ch. 13. Problems and Opportunities for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Prostatic Cancer / M. Gregoire, M. A. O'Donnell and W. C. DeWolf -- Ch. 14. Advanced Cancer Treatment of the Elderly / W. L. Akerley III and P. Calabresi -- Ch. 15. The Progress and Promise of Effectiveness Research in Aged Patients / C. W. Maklan.
Other author Homburger, F. (Freddy), 1916-
Subject Geriatrics -- Technological innovations.
ISBN 0826184103