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  • Quick Reference to Adult and Older Adult Forensicsby AFN-BC PMHCNS-BC CPNP MSCr PhD Mary E. Muscari; APRN-BC PhD Kathleen M. Brown

    Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 77.99

    2010 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in Gerontologic Nursing! "[This book] is a wonderful guide to adult and elder forensics, and an important reference for all health care providers who care for adults and the elderely...Highly recommended." --CHOICE "It's about time this book was written! While excellent instructional texts exist, this... more...

  • Recent Progress in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseasesby Israel Hanin; Ramon Cacabelos; Abraham Fisher

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 132.95

    This book brings together the proceedings of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases: New Perspectives, the Sixth International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's Disease, held recently in Seville, Spain, and discusses the latest developments in the basic science and therapy of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases by leading specialists... more...

  • Rethinking Agingby Nortin M. Hadler M.D.

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 27.99

    For those fortunate enough to reside in the developed world, death before reaching a ripe old age is a tragedy, not a fact of life. Although aging and dying are not diseases, older Americans are subject to the most egregious marketing in the name of "successful aging" and "long life," as if both are commodities. In Rethinking Aging , Nortin M. Hadler... more...

  • Skin Diseases in the Elderlyby Colby Craig Evans; Whitney A High

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 49.95

    In this new color handbook, the authors deal systematically with those skin conditions that are particular to or more common in the elderly covering testing, diagnosis and treatment options. Given ageing populations the need for such a book is urgent. More and more elderly patients will seek care for a variety of skin conditions, ranging from eczema... more...

  • The Social Geography of Healthy Agingby Jasmin Tahmaseb-McConotha; Karin Volkwein-Caplan

    Meyer & Meyer 2012; US$ 15.26

    The healthy and successful transition to later life can be a difficult experience. This book will discuss the historical, cultural, and social psychological factors that shape the quality of life of older women and men. A central premise of the proposed book is that where we live is vital to how we age. Thus, the book has a look at stories of older... more...

  • Weißbuch Geriatrieby Bundesverband Geriatrie V.e.

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 20.81

    Die Versorgung geriatrischer Patienten durch spezielle altersmedizinische Versorgungsangebote ist ein zentrales gesellschafts- wie auch gesundheitspolitisches Thema. Nicht zuletzt vor dem Hintergrund der "demografischen Entwicklung" wird die fachspezifische Versorgung dieser Patientengruppe zu einem entscheidenden Faktor. Dabei geht es sowohl... more...

  • World Report on Ageing and Healthby WHO

    World Health Organization 2015; US$ 48.00

    Comprehensive public health action on population ageing is urgently needed. Thiswill require fundamental shifts not just in the things we do but in how we think aboutageing itself. The World report on ageing and health outlines a framework for action tofoster Healthy Ageing built around the new concept of functional ability. This will requirea transformation... more...

  • Über die Seelenverfassung der Sterbendenby Ludwig Robert Müller

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 54.99

    Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser... more...

  • ABC of Geriatric Medicineby Nicola Cooper; Graham Mulley; Kirsty Forrest

    Wiley 2013; US$ 48.95

    Demographic trends confirm what clinicians already know - they are spending increasing amounts of time dealing with older people. This new ABC provides an introduction to the new and increasing challenges of treating older patients in a variety of settings. ABC of Geriatric Medicine provides an overview of geriatric medicine in practice. Chapters... more...

  • ABC of Patient Safetyby Gary Cook; John Sandars

    Wiley 2009; US$ 46.99

    This brand new title in the popular ABC series offers an up-to-date introduction on improving patient safety in primary and secondary care. The ABC of Patient Safety covers an area of increasing importance in healthcare and provides a clear description of the underlying principles that influence practice. Patient safety is now an integral part of... more...