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The Resource Advances in Geriatric Dermatology

Advances in Geriatric Dermatology

Label
Advances in Geriatric Dermatology
Title
Advances in Geriatric Dermatology
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Advances in Geriatric Dermatology
Label
Advances in Geriatric Dermatology
Link
http://libproxy.rpi.edu/login?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/rpi/detail.action?docID=3567915
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Copyright
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Contributors -- Dermato-pharmacology in Older Patients -- Physiologic Principles of Geropharmacology -- Pharmacokinetics of Aging -- Medication Absorption -- Volume of Distribution -- Hepatic Metabolism -- Renal Clearance -- Pharmacodynamics of Aging -- Geriatric Syndromes -- Special Pharmacodynamic Considerations with Systemic Immunosuppressive Agents -- Systemic Corticosteroid Side Effects and Prophylaxis -- Infectious Disease Prophylaxis -- Skin Cancer Monitoring with Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Antagonists -- Ethical Considerations of Prescribing to Older Adults -- Medication Errors in Older Adult Patients -- Inappropriate Use -- Overuse -- Underprescription -- Medication Non-adherence -- Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Among Older Adult Patients -- Prescribing Heuristics: The Geriatric Dermatology Prescription Cycle -- Periodically Reassess for Changes in Patient's Medications, Health Status, or Care Goals -- Determine If Existing Drugs Can Be Discontinued or Tapered -- Balance the Risk Versus Benefit of Adding or Adjusting Medications -- Recognize Common Medication Interactions -- Physical Ability to Take Medications and to Afford the Cost -- Patient and Caregiver Understanding of Treatment Plan -- Dose Adjustment and Titration -- Coordinate Care and Schedule Strategic Follow Up -- Summary Points -- Appendix: Additional Resources -- Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) -- Corticosteroid-Induced Osteoporosis Prophylaxis -- General Geriatrics Resources -- Inappropriate Prescribing/Polypharmacy -- Prescription Assistance -- References -- Pruritus in Older Patients -- Scope of Itch in the Elderly -- Classic Clinical Studies Related to Itch in the Elderly -- Drugs and Pruritus -- Eruption of Senescence -- General Measures for Treatments of Itch in Elderly Patients
  • Research Gaps, Ongoing Clinical Trials -- Conclusion -- References -- Aged-Related Changes in the Nails -- Introduction -- Nail Changes in Older Adults -- Common Nail Disorders in Older Adults -- Brittle Nail Disease -- Onychomycosis and Its Treatment in Older Adults -- Nail-Associated Neoplasms in the Elderly -- Conclusions -- References -- Hormonal Regulation and Systemic Signals of Skin Aging -- Significance of Systemic Signals in Skin Aging -- Basic Studies of Hormones in Skin Aging -- Clinical Studies of Hormonal Regulation of Aging in Skin -- Future Directions -- References -- Psoriasis Therapy in the Geriatric Population -- Introduction -- Psoriasis Comorbidities in Older Patients -- Topical Steroids -- Phototherapy -- Traditional Systemics -- Methotrexate -- Acitretin -- Cyclosporine -- Biologics -- Recent Studies Comparing Effectiveness and Safety of Psoriasis Treatments in Older Psoriatic Patients -- References -- Supportive Skin Care in Older Patients -- Physiologic and Morphologic Cutaneous Changes in Older Skin -- Clinical Considerations in Aging Skin -- Significant Impact on Quality of Life -- Management of Aging Skin and Supportive Skin Care -- Clinical Pearls in Supportive Skin Care in Older Patients -- References -- Long-Term Care Dermatology -- Introduction -- The Graying of America -- Needs -- Legal and Financial Burden -- Facilities -- Nursing Homes -- Medical and Administrative Structures of Extended Care Facilities -- Ownership -- Who Needs Nursing Home Care? -- Who Assures the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes? -- Basics of Nursing Home Management -- Basics of the Nursing Staff -- Other Facilities -- Advanced Directives -- Neurodermatitis -- Scabies and Norwegian Scabies -- Treatment Recommendations -- Appendix -- References -- Evidence-Based Treatment of Actinic Keratoses in Older Adults -- Introduction -- Epidemiology
  • Molecular Understanding -- Prevention -- Treatment -- Treatment Preferences -- References -- Recent Advances in Skin Cancer Treatment in Older Adults -- Introduction -- Basal Cell Carcinoma in Older Adults -- Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Older Adults -- Melanoma in Older Adults -- References -- Index
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Form of item
online
Isbn
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