Based around the core curriculum for specialist trainees and consultants, Oxford Case Histories in Geriatric Medicine is a valuable reference and teaching tool which provides an opportunity for case-based learning across a rapidly growing field. This book uses well-structured and concise cases from the Oxford hospitals to comprehensively cover the presentation, management, and treatment of illness in older people alongside relevant social and ethical issues. Each case comprises a brief clinical history with relevant examination findings and investigation results. Associated questions on the differential diagnosis and aspects of management provide interactive learning material designed to enhance the reader's diagnostic ability and clinical understanding, along with detailed discussion and suggestions for further reading. Part of the Oxford Case Histories series, this book will be valuable reading for postgraduate trainees and consultants, and will be an essential resource for those preparing for exit examina
Oxford University Press
November 5, 2015
About the author
Sir John Grimley Evans is a Professor Emeritus of Clinical Geratology at the University of Oxford and a Medical Advisor and Non-executive Director for the European Care Group. He studied at Balloil College, Oxford and has been awarded a number of honours and distinctions including the British Geriatrics Society Dhole Eddlestone Memorial Prize for contributions to research in geriatric medicine, Knight Bachelor for services to medicine and an Honorary Fellowship at the Royal Society of Medicine.
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