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Geriatrics

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  • Youth Prolongedby Robert Weale

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 32.00

    What exactly is human ageing? Can it be slowed down? These questions have puzzled scientists and laymen alike for generations, and continue to do so today. The author addresses these thought-provoking issues by challenging pre-conceived notions of age-perception, age-acceptance and inter-age relations. Pertinent matters of age-related communication... more...

  • Geriatric Imagingby Giuseppe Guglielmi; Wilfred C. G. Peh; Ali Guermazi

    Springer 2013; US$ 279.00

    In the elderly, the coexistence of various diseases, the presence of involutional and degenerative changes, and the occurrence of both physical and cognitive problems represent "the norm." It is therefore important to know how to distinguish the healthy elderly from those in need of treatment as a sound basis for avoiding overdiagnosis and... more...

  • Drugs and the Older Populationby Peter Crome; Gary Ford

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 214.00

    This book is designed for all those with a scientific interest in drug treatment and the older population. The authors have all been chosen for their expertise in the field and have been drawn from both sides of the Atlantic and South Africa. The contents fall into two parts — general principles of drug use as they apply to the elderly, and... more...

  • Ophthalmology and the Ageing Societyby Hendrik P.N. Scholl; Robert W. Massof; Sheila West

    Springer 2013; US$ 189.00

    The ageing of the world’s population is one of the major achievements of modern society. By 2050, an estimated 2 billion people will be aged 60 years or over. However, ageing poses major challenges and this is especially true for the field of ophthalmology, given that the major eye diseases - age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataract... more...

  • Treatment and Management of Cancer in the Elderlyby Hyman B. Muss; Carrie P. Hunter; Karen A. Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 199.95

    Building upon the strengths of the popular reference, Cancer in the Elderly, this guide outlines novel approaches in the identification and management of cancer in geriatric populations by world-renowned experts on the topic. Presenting new trends and strategies in surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy, this source presents a multidisciplinary... more...

  • Geriatrische Notfallversorgungby Georg Pinter; Rudolf Likar; Walter Schippinger; Herbert Janig; Olivia Kada; Karl Cernic

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.99

    Aufgrund der demographischen und ökonomischen Entwicklung erlangt die Behandlung geriatrischer Patienten steigende Bedeutung. Am Beispiel der Zentralen Notfallaufnahme am Klinikum Klagenfurt wird ein Modell für eine spezifische geriatrische Notfallversorgung präsentiert, die hochbetagten multimorbiden Patienten gerecht wird. Das Buch spannt den Bogen... more...

  • Generational Intelligenceby Simon Biggs; Ariela Lowenstein

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    This book examines intergenerational relations, presenting the innovative notion of 'Generational Intelligence'. It develops a pathway for reflecting on generational issues and increasing awareness about one?s position in the life course, that of other generations, and the influence of familial, social and historical factors in the situations one... more...

  • Pressure Ulcers in the Aging Populationby MD David R. Thomas; MD Gregory Compton

    Springer 2013; US$ 59.99

    Medical practitioners receive little, if any, formal training in the prevention, assessment and management of pressure ulcers and other chronic wounds. Pressure Ulcers in the Aging Population: A Guide for Clinicians is a resource primarily aimed at physicians interested in the fundamentals of wound care. This book is written for geriatricians, internists,... more...

  • Geriatric Trauma and Critical Careby Jay A. Yelon; Fred A. Luchette

    Springer 2013; US$ 189.00

    Geriatric Trauma and Critical Care provides a multidisciplinary overview of the assessment and management of the elderly patient presenting with surgical pathology. By utilizing current literature and evidence-based resources, the textbook elucidates the unique nature of caring for the elderly population. The structure of the volume provides the reader... more...

  • Guide to Alzheimer's Diseaseby Barry Reisberg

    Free Press 2008; Not Available

    An excellent and intelligent book for the families of patients with Alzheimer's disease. Written by long-time researcher Dr. Barry Reisberg, this guide is filled with information for the families, loved ones, spouses, and friends of people living with Alzheimer's disease. more...