Chapter VI.5. Common Medical Problems

  1. Nawab Qizilbash MBChB, MRCP, MSc, DPhil (Oxon)1,2
  1. Nawab Qizilbash,
  2. Jesus López-Arrieta,
  3. Mark Castleden and
  4. Stephen Evans

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752340.ch44

Evidence-based Dementia Practice

Evidence-based Dementia Practice

How to Cite

Qizilbash, N., López-Arrieta, J., Castleden, M. and Evans, S. (2003) Common Medical Problems, in Evidence-based Dementia Practice (ed N. Qizilbash), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752340.ch44

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Visiting Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Hospital Universitario GM-Cantoblanco, 280049 Madrid, Spain

  2. 2

    Member of Green College, Oxford University, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632052967

Online ISBN: 9780470752340

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Keywords:

  • medical problems;
  • syncope;
  • ailments;
  • screening;
  • nutrition

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • General approach to assessment and management of medical problems

  • General health status

  • Frequent medical conditions

  • Co-morbidity

  • Incidence and prevalence

  • Pathology

  • Symptoms and signs

  • Assessment

  • Management and treatment

  • Further research

  • Prognosis