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- Springer 2006; US$ 49.99
Von Geburt an tickt die Uhr unseres kalendarischen Alters. Unser biologisches Alter lässt sich jedoch beeinflussen, um Gesundheit, Vitalität und Lebensfreude trotz zunehmenden Alters zu erhalten und damit "biologisch jünger" zu bleiben. Das Geheimnis dieser Strategie liegt im Prinzip "use it or lose it", das eine Aktivität in allen Lebensbereichen... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 29.99
Vor gar nicht allzu langer Zeit galt ein Mensch jenseits der 60 als "alt". Heute wissen wir, dass mit "66 noch lange nicht Schluss" ist. Dank der Erkenntnisse der modernen Medizin ist es den meisten Menschen vergönnt, sich mit den kleinen und größeren Beschwerden des Alterns anzufreunden. Dieser Ratgeber zeigt, wie wir mit den dazugehörigen körperlichen... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1981; US$ 67.50
This volume explores the significant contributions of animals to our understanding of aging, to improving geriatric medicine, adn to providing companionship and assistance to the elderly. Leo L. Bustad discusses what can be learned from animal life-span s more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1992; US$ 90.00
This edition of the Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics brings together, in one convenient volume, the results of many of the studies supported by the Hartford Foundation. The first two chapters of this volume set the stage for the specific research reports that follow. In the first chapter, Burke, Jolson, Goetsch, and Ahronheim review current... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1995; US$ 90.00
Proper nutrition, weight, and exercise have all been strongly linked to improved health and longevity among the elderly. This timely volume presents the latest medical research on nutrition and its impact on healthy aging in a variety of older populations and in a range of care settings. Topics include the diagnosis and management of protein undernutrition;... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1988; US$ 90.00
This volume of the Annual Review focuses attention precisely on teh neglected documentation and explaination of heterogeneity of how people grow older within society. THe society of special interest is the United States in relatively recent decades, although some of the chapters include istructive comparisons with other societies. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1994; US$ 90.00
This volume evaluates a range of assessment measures with regard to older adults. The expert contributors address topics such as assessment of health, functional disability (ADLs), mental agility, aging and personality, depression, and pain. While the instruments themselves are readily available from other sources, this book discusses the suitability,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 45.00
Experienced caregivers will immediately recognize Gloria Davenport's descriptions of the "toxic" personality: elders who persistently poison their own care environment with noncompliant and psychologically abusive behavior. Toxic older adults are often hazardous cases for gerontology professionals: they can destroy care relationships,... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 139.00
Rapid or even dramatic progress has been made in the field of AMD over recent years, leading to a constant revision of basic concepts. A wide range of fundus imaging modalities are now available, and this book explains the respective value of each technique. The information provided by OCT is presented logically by comparison with plain films, autofluorescence,... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 259.00
Because aging is accompanied by a steady decline in resistance to infectious diseases, the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases in the elderly is not only much more complex, but also often quite different from that for younger patients. This work reviews the most important common infections affecting the elderly. more...