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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

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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
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
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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