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The Resource Treat me, not my age : a doctor's guide to getting the best care as you or a loved one gets older, Mark Lachs

Treat me, not my age : a doctor's guide to getting the best care as you or a loved one gets older, Mark Lachs

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Treat me, not my age : a doctor's guide to getting the best care as you or a loved one gets older
Title
Treat me, not my age
Title remainder
a doctor's guide to getting the best care as you or a loved one gets older
Statement of responsibility
Mark Lachs
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A guide to help seniors take control of their health and navigate the broken health-care system explains how to find the right doctors, why the hospital is no place for sick people, and how to make home improvements that will keep the nursing home at bay
Cataloging source
CANA
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Lachs, Mark
Dewey number
612.6/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP86
LC item number
.L335 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WT 100
NLM item number
L138t 2010
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aging
  • Ageism
  • Geriatrics
  • Aging
  • Geriatrics
  • Aged
  • Attitude
Label
Treat me, not my age : a doctor's guide to getting the best care as you or a loved one gets older, Mark Lachs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-378) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"You're a what"? : understanding how geriatricians think about aging -- The biology of aging : an embarrassment of riches that you were never supposed to need -- A geriatrician's perspective on ageism : it's not just grandpa who's being put out to pasture -- Do no harm, but for God's sake, do something -- Cookbook medicine : a recipe for disaster at any age -- Bedside matters : do you have an aging-friendly primary care doc? -- How many specialists does it take to screw in a lightbulb (or screw you up)? -- Care transitions as you get older : cracks you didn't even know you could fall through -- No place for sick people : hospitals as we get older -- You could become geriatric just waiting : how to emerge from the emergency room unscathed -- In search of an honorable discharge -- Maybe you're not the problem : disability caused by places and not people (or their diseases) -- Home away from home as we age -- Medications as we age -- Complementary and alternative medicine, vitamins, and supplements : who doyou believe? -- Money and aging -- Financial gerontology : the good, the bad, and the phony -- It ain't over till it's over (and sometimes not even then) : a geriatrician talks about death and dying -- Staying in control : making and encouraging good choices as we age -- It's never too late
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
386 pages
Isbn
9780670022106
Lccn
2010017487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
BK0008833819
Label
Treat me, not my age : a doctor's guide to getting the best care as you or a loved one gets older, Mark Lachs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-378) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"You're a what"? : understanding how geriatricians think about aging -- The biology of aging : an embarrassment of riches that you were never supposed to need -- A geriatrician's perspective on ageism : it's not just grandpa who's being put out to pasture -- Do no harm, but for God's sake, do something -- Cookbook medicine : a recipe for disaster at any age -- Bedside matters : do you have an aging-friendly primary care doc? -- How many specialists does it take to screw in a lightbulb (or screw you up)? -- Care transitions as you get older : cracks you didn't even know you could fall through -- No place for sick people : hospitals as we get older -- You could become geriatric just waiting : how to emerge from the emergency room unscathed -- In search of an honorable discharge -- Maybe you're not the problem : disability caused by places and not people (or their diseases) -- Home away from home as we age -- Medications as we age -- Complementary and alternative medicine, vitamins, and supplements : who doyou believe? -- Money and aging -- Financial gerontology : the good, the bad, and the phony -- It ain't over till it's over (and sometimes not even then) : a geriatrician talks about death and dying -- Staying in control : making and encouraging good choices as we age -- It's never too late
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
386 pages
Isbn
9780670022106
Lccn
2010017487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
BK0008833819

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