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- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 99.00
Integrates theories and findings into a tool for critical thinking, decision making, and effective practice. This volume emphasises on early detection of risk and management to prevent injury from developing into long-term disability. It is suitable for clinicians, professionals, and members of rehabilitation and disability management teams. more...
- 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...
- International Labour Office 2000; US$ 22.50
Contains a summary of replies from governments and employers and workers organizations to the questionnaire which accompanied the preliminary report and includes the proposed conclusions with a view the adoption of a Convention and its accompanying Recommendation on the subject. 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 1981; US$ 90.00
The second volume in this long-running series presents the usual critical and intensive review chapters divided into five sections but also addresses particular topics of special interest, including drugs and their use, and misuse, among the aged; the nonmedication orientation to treatment of various disorders; the immune system; and clinical procedures... more...