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- 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 2006; US$ 45.00
Experienced caregivers will immediately recognize Gloria Davenport's descriptions of the "toxic" personality: elders who persistently poison their own care environment with noncompliant and psychologically abusive behavior. Toxic older adults are often hazardous cases for gerontology professionals: they can destroy care relationships,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 139.00
Rapid or even dramatic progress has been made in the field of AMD over recent years, leading to a constant revision of basic concepts. A wide range of fundus imaging modalities are now available, and this book explains the respective value of each technique. The information provided by OCT is presented logically by comparison with plain films, autofluorescence,... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 299.00
Because aging is accompanied by a steady decline in resistance to infectious diseases, the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases in the elderly is not only much more complex, but also often quite different from that for younger patients. This work reviews the most important common infections affecting the elderly. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 90.00
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...
- Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 120.00
Focuses on the clinical diagnoses and management of sleep disorders. A valuable resource for all professionals working with elderly individuals. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 69.00
This book is designed to provide a quick resource for practicing adult and older adult health care providers. The book will also serve as a useful resource for student practitioners or practitioners new to the field. Nurses and other health care professionals who work with violence victims and perpetrators are often confronted with issues that they... more...