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  • Preventive Care for Elderly Peopleby David C. Kennie

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 47.00

    A succinct, up-to-the-minute account of the benefit, risks and costs of preventive care measures for the elderly. more...

  • Long-Term Care Medicineby Peter Winn; Pamela Ann Fenstemacher

    Springer 2010; US$ 49.99

    "Long-Term Care Medicine: A Pocket Guide" lessens the uncertainty involved in caring for patients in a long-term care facility. This practical pocket guide is divided into four sections: Introduction, Common Clinical Conditions, Psychosocial Aspects, and Special Issues in Long-Term Care. The chapters address all the varied components of the... more...

  • Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism in the Elderlyby Jolyon Meara; William C. Koller

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 89.00

    This book covers the clinical features, diagnosis and management of Parkinson's disease in elderly people. more...

  • Nursing Home Administrationby James E. Allen

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 99.00

    The sixth edition of Nursing Home Administration contains essential information to prepare an individual for licensure and employment as a nursing home administrator. This book addresses all regulatory pieces of information to provide readers with an overview of the entire process of managing a nursing facility. This edition has been updated to reflect... more...

  • Forensic Podiatryby John A. DiMaggio; Wesley Vernon

    Springer 2011; US$ 219.00

    The human foot is a complex body part composed of fifty-two bones, which is twenty-five percent of all the bones in the body. Nonetheless, the foot is often viewed by the public and doctors as a 'minor' body part. Similarly, the importance of pedal evidence in crime investigation has also long been undervalued, but as footwear evidence has... more...

  • The Licensing Exam Review Guide in Nursing Home Administrationby James E. Allen

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 49.00

    This revised and updated study guide is based on the same format as the actual exam and provides an easy-to-use, effective way to review essential concepts and practice test-taking skills. This up-to-date guide reflects the latest changes in the domains of practice for nursing home administrators covering core information on nursing governance, business... more...

  • How We Ageby Marc Agronin

    Da Capo Press 2011; US$ 15.00

    A young doctor?s reflections on his experiences as a nursing-home psychiatrist?with remarkable stories of vitality and growth that transformed his view of aging more...

  • Gerontology in the Era of the Third Ageby Dawn C. Carr; Kathrin S. Komp

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 79.00

    The "third age" is described as the period in the life course that occurs after retirement but prior to the onset of disability, revealing a period in which individuals have the capacity to remain actively engaged. This book serves as a comprehensive discussion about how the emergence of the third age has changed the way we think about and... more...

  • Handbook of Life-Span Developmentby Karen L. Fingerman; Cynthia Berg; Jacqui Smith; Toni C. Antonucci

    Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 130.00

    The doubling of our average life span since the turn of the 20th century is considered by many scholars to be one of the most important changes in human existence. This definitive text is the only volume to fully address, through a multidisciplinary perspective, the biological, cognitive, and psychological development that occurs from infancy through... more...

  • Perioperative Medicineby Amir K. Jaffer; Paul Grant

    Wiley 2012; US$ 92.95

    Provides a comprehensive evidence-based guide to the management of the growing population of patients who require perioperative care Perioperative Medicine: Medical Consultation and Co-Management is the first comprehensive reference text developed specifically for hospitalists but envisioned also to help internists, anesthesiologists, allied... more...