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- Springer Publishing Company 1996; US$ 90.00
The contributors to this volume provide an overview of each component of the acute and long-term care service continuum, including managed health care, subacute care, nursing homes, community care case management, and private case management. This volume is one of the first efforts to place these varied approaches side-by-side, highlighting the gaps... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 90.00
As the population of retirees between the ages of 65 and 75 continues to grow, professionals, researchers, and educators in all areas of the health care and the business sectors will require more expertise on the latest trends to make better decisions and improve systems. Contributed by nationally recognized experts, The Crown of Life: Dynamics of... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 90.00
This volume of the Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics helps readers see the local problem and concern of aging as a global epidemic affecting all areas of the health care workplace. It is written for expert administrative leaders and policymakers who can help make a difference at both local and regional levels. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 65.00
While the scope of long-term care settings has expanded from nursing homes and home care agencies to assisted living facilities and community-based health services, the training for nurses, managers and administrators, medical directors, and other professionals who work in these facilities is often fragmented. This book was developed to fill a widely-recognized... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 45.00
The Gerontological Nurse Certification Review is an invaluable reference and certification test review guide for nurses preparing for RN Gerontological certification. Students studying gerontology, teachers preparing gerontology classes, and RNs working with older adults will also find this a practical and useful resource. The text presents information... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1993; US$ 90.00
During the past few decades, the dramatic social changes with regard to our aging population and changes in the family unit have made both demographic and socioeconomic consequences, as well as an effect on matters of social policy. The prestigious editors, George L. Maddox and M. Powell Lawton, have assembled an impressive group of expert contributors... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1990; US$ 90.00
This volume presents a clear, concise overview of the current state of knowledge about the biology of aging - serving as both an invaluable graduate-level text and a key reference for practicing professionals. Over a dozen distinguished contributors probe the latest developments in our knowledge of why people age and how the process works. These authoritative... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 69.00
Springer Publishing is happy to note the use of this title in the Nursing Education of America CEU classes!. This helpful and practical book provides an overview of vision problems in the older adult, ranging from retinopathies and age-related macular degeneration to cataracts and diabetic retinopathy. The contributions outline the prevention, assessment,... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 85.00
Heart failure is effectively a disease of older people. Eighty percent of patients are over 65 years old, and the majority of these are over 75. This figure is likely to increase significantly in the next two decades. The prognosis is worse than that of most cancers and heart failure is the commonest reason for hospital admission in the over 65s. The... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1998; US$ 90.00
Focuses on behavioral and pharmacologic interventions for depression, treatments of late-life insomnia, behavior interventions in nursing homes, interventions for incontinence, and home modification interventions. For clinicians and researchers. more...