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By Alan J. Sinclair, John E. Morley, Bruno Vellas

Now in its 5th version, this accomplished textbook of geriatric clinical perform offers updated, evidence-based, and functional information regarding the entire significant scientific difficulties of getting older electorate. Containing forty-one new chapters masking new infections, remedies, techniques to care, and finish of lifestyles care, Pathy’s ideas and perform of Geriatric Medicine contains accelerated sections on acute stroke, dementia, heart problems and wellbeing and fitness, respiration ailments, and coaching. To seize a global point of view this new textual content has contributions from a world editorial staff.

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20 Dr Eric Barrington Brooke, FRCP (1896–1957), became the first medical superintendent of the newly built, 800-bed, St Helier Hospital in Carshalton. The building was hit several times by enemy bombs, his superintendent’s house was destroyed by a flying bomb in 1944, and he was severely wounded and lost an eye, but he returned to duty in due course. In 1953, he was appointed consultant physician to the Southampton group of hospitals. His approach to his long waiting list for admissions was different from others because he had few hospital beds.

Rowe Eric A. Pfeiffer Saul Kamen John C. Beck Evan Calkins Christine K. Cassel Reubin Andres Steven R. Gambert Richard W. Besdine Lissy Jarvik David H. Solomon Harvey Jay Cohen William Hazzard Mary Tinetti Robert J. Luchi Larry Z. Rubenstein Itamar Abrass John E. Morley Wilbert Aronow Molly Carnes Andrew Goldberg David Reuben Stephanie Studenski Lewis Lipsitz Leslie Libow created the first fellowship in geriatric medicine at City Hospital Center, New York (a Mount Sinai School of Medicine affiliate) in 1966.

Boucher CA. Survey of Services Available to the Chronic Sick and Elderly 1954–1955, Reports on Public Health and Medical Subjects No. 98, Ministry of Health, London, 1957. 10. Godber G. Geriatrics as a Speciality, The British Library, National Sound Archive, London, 1991. 11. British Medical Association. Report of the Committee on the Care and Treatment of the Elderly and Infirm. Br Med J Suppl 1947;i:133–40. 12. British Medical Association. The right patient in the right bed. Br Med J Suppl 1948;ii:71–2.

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