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- Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 89.99
This volume addresses the extraordinary need to educate personnel at all levels in gerontology and geriatric medicine and in the design and delivery of health and social services. The historical development of gerontology and geriatric medicine and education issues are carefully considered with recommendations for curriculum design. The authors offer... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 24.00
Ten Minutes from Home is the poignant account of how a suburban New Jersey family struggles to come together after being shattered by tragedy. In this searing, sparely written, and surprisingly wry memoir, Beth Greenfield shares what happens in 1982 when, as a twelve-year-old, she survives a drunk-driving accident that kills her younger brother... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 210.95
Covering all the major tropical diseases that present a health risk to travelers, this book is an invaluable resource for all practitioners who encounter the post travel patient. With emphasis on clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment, it is the first book to summarize the knowledge of post travel presentations in the otherwise non-immune and non-endemic... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 64.00
Fact: Wellness programs benefit the bottom line. Motorola, for example, found that each dollar invested in wellness benefits returned $3.93 in health and disability cost savings. Next-Generation Wellness at Work tells how to get in on the action. A nuts-and-bolts, how-to guide for managers, it delivers the latest thinking on how to take full advantage... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 39.95
This book constitutes an important step in demonstrating that art therapy is a unique offering for persons aged sixty-five years and older, giving the potential for enrichment and healing in those lives. Describing the various ways in which art therapy can be used in the treatment of mental and emotional problems of older adults, the editor encourages... more...
- World Health Organization 2009; US$ 20.00
The third edition of A Guide to Hygiene and Sanitation in Aviation addresses water, food, waste disposal, cleaning and disinfection, vector control and cargo safety, with the ultimate goal of assisting all types of airport and aircraft operators and all other responsible bodies in achieving high standards of hygiene and sanitation, to protect travellers... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 125.00
The rubber industry uses both natural and synthetic rubber. Tyres and tyre products account for approximately 60% of the synthetic rubber and 75% of the natural rubber used, and this industry employs about half a million workers worldwide. Important non-tyre uses of rubber include automotive belts and hoses, gloves, condoms and rubber footwear. Occupational... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 6.03
Diese Kurzinformation gibt einen Überblick über die gesetzliche Unfallversicherung, ihre Aufgaben, ihre Versicherungsfälle und ihre Leistungen. Sie vermittelt allen Verantwortlichen und Interessierten, Unternehmern, Sicherheitsbeauftragten, Fachkräften für Arbeitssicherheit und Betriebsräten die notwendigen Kenntnisse zur Beantwortung der wichtigsten... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 39.00
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the rate of growth of the elderly population?defined as individuals age 65 or greater?increased by a factor of 11 in the past century, from 3 million in 1900 to 33 million in 1994. During the same time period, the total population only tripled. By the year 2030, there will be about 72 million older persons, or... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 39.54
Careers in Focus: Geriatric Care, Third Edition profiles 20 careers for anyone interested in working with the elderly. New and updated job profiles include:. Adult day care coordinators. Creative arts therapists. Financial planners. Geriatric nurses. Geriatric social workers. Health advocates. Nursing home administrators. Orientation and mobility specialists.... more...