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The Resource What your doctor won't tell you about getting older : an insider's survival manual for outsmarting the health-care system, Mark Lachs, MD, MPH ; professor of medicine, Weill Cornell medical college; Director of geriatrics: New York-Presbyterian healthcare system

What your doctor won't tell you about getting older : an insider's survival manual for outsmarting the health-care system, Mark Lachs, MD, MPH ; professor of medicine, Weill Cornell medical college; Director of geriatrics: New York-Presbyterian healthcare system

Label
What your doctor won't tell you about getting older : an insider's survival manual for outsmarting the health-care system
Title
What your doctor won't tell you about getting older
Title remainder
an insider's survival manual for outsmarting the health-care system
Statement of responsibility
Mark Lachs, MD, MPH ; professor of medicine, Weill Cornell medical college; Director of geriatrics: New York-Presbyterian healthcare system
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Lachs, Mark
Dewey number
612.6/7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
QP86
LC item number
.L335 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aging
  • Ageism
  • Geriatrics
  • Aging
  • Older people
Label
What your doctor won't tell you about getting older : an insider's survival manual for outsmarting the health-care system, Mark Lachs, MD, MPH ; professor of medicine, Weill Cornell medical college; Director of geriatrics: New York-Presbyterian healthcare system
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previously published in 2010 as: Treat me, not my age
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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 do you 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
22 cm.
Extent
x, 386 p.
Isbn
9782010017483
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
ill., charts
Label
What your doctor won't tell you about getting older : an insider's survival manual for outsmarting the health-care system, Mark Lachs, MD, MPH ; professor of medicine, Weill Cornell medical college; Director of geriatrics: New York-Presbyterian healthcare system
Publication
Note
Previously published in 2010 as: Treat me, not my age
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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 do you 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
22 cm.
Extent
x, 386 p.
Isbn
9782010017483
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
ill., charts

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