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Geriatrics Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine

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1991-1992 Program. Beck John C.. ; ed. 512 Pages. New York: : American Geriatrics Society; ; 1991.; $125.00.


Ann Intern Med. 1992;117(4):351. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-117-4-351_1
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As the population ages, the medical and social problems of the elderly gain importance for clinicians. This growth in the older population has been accompanied by a rapid increase in the understanding of aging and geriatric syndromes such as gait disturbances, incontinence, and polypharmacy. Keeping up with this expanding and varied knowledge base is a challenge for the busy clinician.

Although several good geriatrics textbooks have been written, the Geriatrics Review Syllabus: A Core Curriculum in Geriatric Medicine provides an excellent review and independent study course on geriatrics. This well-written review syllabus succinctly covers many topics that practicing physicians will

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