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Geriatric medicine books

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Hormones in Ageing and Longevity by Suresh I. S. Rattan Hormones in Ageing and Longevity

This multi-chapter book focuses on one of the hottest topics in ageing research - the role of hormones in health and longevity, offering a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of their mechanistic roles in health, ageing and longevity. Hormones are an...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Learning Geriatric Medicine A Study Guide for Medical Students by Regina Roller-Wirnsberger Learning Geriatric Medicine A Study Guide for Medical Students

This textbook presents hands-on training material based on the recently released European undergraduate curriculum in geriatric medicine . The style reflects the need for practice-based teaching in daily clinical routine with a modern edge; accordingly, it also employs online material...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 08/09/2017

Cognitive Impairment and Depression in Older Patients by Martin (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine) Steinberg, Paul B. (Associat Rosenberg Cognitive Impairment and Depression in Older Patients
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This book will guide clinicians through the assessment and management of depression, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and early dementia., Its focus on office-based management, emphasis on practical interventions, use of case studies to illustrate teaching points, and non-academic language are...
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/09/2017

A Hands-on Approach to Teaching About Aging 32 Activities for the Classrrom and Beyond by Hallie Baker A Hands-on Approach to Teaching About Aging 32 Activities for the Classrrom and Beyond

Harnessing the proven benefits of active learning strategies, this is the first activity book created for a broad spectrum of courses in aging-related higher education. It features 32 classroom and community-based educational activities for instructors seeking to introduce and/or enhance...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Rapid Geriatric Assessment, an Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine by John E. Morley Rapid Geriatric Assessment, an Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Dr. John Morley, is devoted to Rapid Geriatric Assessment. Articles in this issue will address Frailty; Sarcopenia; Anorexia of Aging; Mild Cognitive Impairment; Cognitive Frailty; Falls; Hip Fracture; Depression; Delirium;...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Using Technology to Improve Care of Older Adults Critical Topics in an Aging Society by Thomas F. Osborne Using Technology to Improve Care of Older Adults Critical Topics in an Aging Society

Presents state-of-the-art developments in multiple new technologies for older adult care. Grounded in a unique team-based geriatrics perspective, this book delivers a broad range of current, evidence-based knowledge about innovative technology that has the potential to advance the care and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

Primary Care for Older Adults Models and Challenges by Michael Wasserman Primary Care for Older Adults Models and Challenges

This book provides a comprehensive and systematic state-of-the science review of major primary care delivery models, how they address specific needs of older adults, and available evidence for their efficacy. Written by experts in the field, this book explores the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/08/2017

Ending Ageism or, How Not to Shoot Old People by Margaret Morganroth Gullette Ending Ageism or, How Not to Shoot Old People

In Ending Ageism, or How Not to Shoot Old People, award-winning writer and cultural critic Margaret Morganroth Gullette raises urgent legal, economic, educational, esthetic, and ethical issues to show why anti-ageism should be the next social movement of our time.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

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Geriatrics, An Issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice by Demetra Antimisiaris, Laura Morton Geriatrics, An Issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice
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This issue of Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, guest edted by Drs. Antimisiaris and Gopalraj, is devoted to Geriatrics. Articles in this issue include: Geriatric Assessment for the Primary Care Provider; Ageism in Medicine: What is Normal Aging?; Management...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis by Josef Rovensky Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant Cell Arteritis

This monograph offers current insights into polymalgia rheumatica and giant cell arthritis. It covers the pathophysiology of these diseases plus their genetic, immunologic and endocrinologic mechanisms. It also addresses the latest in diagnosis and treatment.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment by Alberto Pilotto Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

This book offers an up-to-date review on the principles and practice of multidimensional assessment and management of the older individual, which represents the cornerstone of modern clinical practice in the elderly. The early chapters cover the main elements and scope...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2017

Delirium in Elderly Patients by Ahmet Turan Isik Delirium in Elderly Patients

This book provides a comprehensive, scholarly, and practical account of delirium that will be of value for all doctors and nurses involved in the care of the elderly. It not only offers a state of the art update on delirium,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2017

Pulmonary Disease in the Aging Patient, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine by Sidney S. Braman, Gwen S. Skloot Pulmonary Disease in the Aging Patient, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine
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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Drs. Sidney S. Braman and Gwen S. Skloot, is devoted to Pulmonary Disease in the Aging Patient. Articles in this issue include: The Effects of Aging on Lung Structure and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/11/2017

Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine by Jean-Pierre (Professor of Medicine, Geneva Medical School and University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Switzerland,  Michel Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine
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The third edition of the definitive international reference book on all aspects of the medical care of older persons will provide every physician involved in the care of older patients with a comprehensive resource on all the clinical problems they...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

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Ending Ageism or, How Not to Shoot Old People by Margaret Morganroth Gullette Ending Ageism or, How Not to Shoot Old People

In Ending Ageism, or How Not to Shoot Old People, award-winning writer and cultural critic Margaret Morganroth Gullette raises urgent legal, economic, educational, esthetic, and ethical issues to show why anti-ageism should be the next social movement of our time.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Rehabilitation Medicine for Elderly Patients by Stefano Masiero Rehabilitation Medicine for Elderly Patients

This book clearly explains when and how different rehabilitation techniques should be applied in the aging patient, thereby enabling readers to identify and apply those rehabilitation strategies that will maximize quality of life and functional independence in individual cases. It...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Geriatric Medicine A Problem-Based Approach by Balakrishnan Kichu R. Nair Geriatric Medicine A Problem-Based Approach

The book also discusses various aspects of ambulatory, residential, and palliative care for the elderly, in addition to ethical aspects of old age care, advance care planning and living wills.Geriatric medicine is a rapidly growing field in internal medicine.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/07/2017

Geriatric Trauma and Acute Care Surgery by Aurelio Rodriguez Geriatric Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

The purpose of this book is to give providers of all levels a simple and essential source of practical information in treating the elderly trauma and emergency surgery patient. The Introduction instructs practitioners how to evaluate and assess risk including...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/07/2017

Dementia in Nursing Homes by Sandra Schussler Dementia in Nursing Homes

As such, the book will appeal to professional nurses, nursing scientists, nursing students, other healthcare professionals, and to a broad readership, and will provide a valuable resource for those working in nursing homes, as well as researchers in the field.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

Capacity Assessment and the Law Problems and Solutions by Kelly Purser Capacity Assessment and the Law Problems and Solutions

This book discusses theoretical issues, standards, and professional considerations arising when legal and health practitioners undertake legal capacity assessments in the context of wills, enduring powers of attorney and advance health directives. The potential loss of cognition can erode autonomy...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/05/2017

Polypharmacy, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine by Mary Ann E. Zagaria Polypharmacy, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Mary Ann Zagaria, PharmD, is devoted to Polypharmacy. Articles in this outstanding issue include: CMS Support for Medication Therapy Management (Enhanced MTM): Testing Strategies for Improving Medication Use Among Beneficiaries...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

Successful Aging as a Contemporary Obsession Global Perspectives by Sarah Lamb, Jessica Robbins-Ruszkowski, Anna Corwin Successful Aging as a Contemporary Obsession Global Perspectives
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Explores how the successful aging movement is playing out across five continents. Contributors investigate a variety of people to offer a fresh look at a major cultural and public health movement of our time, questioning what has become for many...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2017

Cardiac Management in the Frail Elderly Patient and the Oldest Old by Niccolo Marchionni Cardiac Management in the Frail Elderly Patient and the Oldest Old

This book focuses specifically on the management of cardiovascular disease in elderly patients with particular frailties and in the oldest old . It is clearly explained how treatment in these patients differs from that in patients in their seventies who...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2017

Excellent Dementia Care in Hospitals A Guide to Supporting People with Dementia and Their Carers by Jo James, Jules Knight, Bethany Cotton, Rita Freyne Excellent Dementia Care in Hospitals A Guide to Supporting People with Dementia and Their Carers
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Hospital workers are increasingly expected to have the knowledge and skills to care for people with dementia. This best-practice guide presents key information and strategies for working with people with dementia in hospitals to manage common issues. With a focus...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/03/2017

A Guide to Psychosocial and Spiritual Care at the End of Life by Henry S. Perkins A Guide to Psychosocial and Spiritual Care at the End of Life

Psychological, social, and spiritual care is as important as physical care at the end of life. Yet caregivers often feel ill-equipped to give that nonphysical care. This book shows how to do it. The book addresses all caregivers who attend...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/03/2017

Polnisch-Deutsch fur Die Pflege zu Hause Rozmowki Polsko-Niemieckie Do Opieki Domowej by Joanna Konopinski, Dagmar Seitz Polnisch-Deutsch fur Die Pflege zu Hause Rozmowki Polsko-Niemieckie Do Opieki Domowej
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Sprachfuhrer fur den Pflegealltag Dieses ubersichtliche Worterbuch ist ein unverzichtbarer Helfer im Gesprach. Begriffe und einfache Satze aus dem Alltag werden in beiden Sprachen aufgefuhrt und erleichtern die Verstandigung im Alltag. Einfache Dialoge zu Alltagsthemen wie z.B. Wohlbefinden, Krankheit, Arztbesuch,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/03/2017

Geriatric Telepsychiatry A Clinician's Guide by Shilpa Srinivasan Geriatric Telepsychiatry A Clinician's Guide

This book provides a basic introduction to geriatric telepsychiatry, including potential benefits and drawbacks of utilizing this treatment modality. The text discusses applications in academic, public, federal, and educational settings and suggests practical guidelines for implementing and maintaining a telepsychiatry...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2017

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