With the expansion of the elderly populations, the geriatric market will be over 35 million people within 10 years. This added burden on the healthcare system requires additional knowledge and care. This small but useful book deals with the physical care of the elderly patient while under the care of the radiologist; experts in bone disease, cancer, gastrointestinal disorders, and chest disease, bring their knowledge to the project; the geriatric patient has different problems from the rest of the population. While this isn't an encyclopaedia, it does identify the main concerns in dealing with the elderly population and which modalities are used. It provides help in selecting the most cost effective imaging modalities for a given clinical problem. for any imaging professional dealing with the elderly, this handy reference can complement a successful practice.