Stepup To Geriatrics Stepup Series by King Mitchell S.
Step-Up to Geriatrics provides a high-yield review of geriatric medicine for students taking a geriatric clerkship. Clinical pearls clinical vignettes full-color illustrations and 'Quick Hits' provide essential information in an efficient easy-to-remember manner. Step-Up to Geriatrics delivers exactly what you need to know for exam prep and for practical use in the evaluation and treatment of older patients. *Comprehensive yet succinct coverage includes general topics related to care of the elderly; common syndromes issues and medical conditions; and end-of-life issues.*'Quick Hits' in the margins highlight highly testable topics.*Clinical pearls and vignettes help you 'file away' clinical connections for handy retrieval at test time and aid in the transition from basic science to clinical medicine.*A 100-question clinically-oriented practice exam at the end of the book is an ideal self-assessment tool to prepare you for the questions you'll be faced with in clinical practice.*More than 100 full-color photographs and line drawings illustrate key concepts throughout.*Easy-to-follow algorithms show examples of effective clinical reasoning.*Numerous charts tables graphs and mnemonics aid visual learners and facilitate easy retention of essential material.*Bold terms point out key terminology for added emphasis.Written for medical students Step-Up to Geriatrics is also an ideal resource for residents on a geriatric rotation geriatric fellows or physicians seeking board certification or recertification as well as PA and nurse practitioner students and professionals.