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Ordering a Geriatric Pocket Doc

The “Pocket Doc” is designed to be helpful to professionals in the fields of social work, law, and law enforcement who encounter elder abuse. This sturdy little book is a guide to common geriatric disorders and medications. It's like having a doctor in your pocket!

Geriatricians Lisa M. Gibbs, M.D., Laura Mosqueda, M.D., and Steven Tam, M.D.; neuropsychologist Bonnie Olsen, Ph.D., and gero-pharmacist Bradley Williams, Pharm.D., CGP, collaborated with other professionals from University of California, Irvine Program in Geriatrics to give an overview of what we believe are the most common medical conditions facing the older adult population.  The Geriatric Pocket Doc addresses commonly asked questions about normal aging, and provides warning signs of elder abuse and neglect. It includes many helpful illustrations and charts.

Groups that use the Pocket Doc include Law Enforcement, Social Workers, Lawyers, Judges, Allied Healthcare Professionals, Caregivers, Conservators/Guardians, Older Adults, and Family Members

Now you can purchase the Geriatric Pocket Doc on Amazon: 

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Order your Geriatric Pocket Doc at Amazon.com

Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse & Neglect

Spiral-bound version, color interior, $12.50 per copy (tax included) + shipping and handling - see ordering options below. 

Limited quantities in stock please call 714-456-5530 or email Lisa Peck at lcpeck@uci.edu 

 

Cover image of Geriatric Pocket Doc

 

Topics include:

  • Screening for common geriatric problems
  • Signs and symptoms of common medical conditions 
  • Memory loss and dementia
  • Depression
  • Commonly used medications
  • Medications/vitamins/supplements to beware of in older patients
  • Elder abuse definitions and examples
  • Forensic markers such as bruises, pressure sores
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    Preview the 2nd Edition of the Geriatric Pocket Doc here:

     

    To buy a copy of the book, Geriatric Pocket Doc

    Questions about ordering the Pocket Doc please send an email to lcpeck@uci.edu with your inquiry or request.

    Discounts are available for orders 150 and over. Please send an email to Lisa at lcpeck@uci.edu or call 714-456-5530

    Please send comments, suggestions, and inquiries by e-mail using the Contact Us feature.

     

    You might also be interested in our mobile app: 368+ Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Guide for CA Law Enforcement