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

    Springer 2010; US$ 59.99

    "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...

  • Preventive Care for Elderly Peopleby David C. Kennie

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 52.00

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

  • Nursing Home Administrationby James E. Allen

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • How We Ageby Marc Agronin

    Da Capo Press 2011; US$ 15.00

    A young doctor?s reflections on his experiences as a nursing-home psychiatristówith 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$ 85.00

    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...

  • Evidence-Based Geriatric Medicineby Jayna Holroyd-Leduc; Madhuri Reddy

    Wiley 2012; US$ 71.00

    The latest addition to the Evidence-Based Book series, Evidence-Based Geriatric Medicine provides non-geriatrician clinicians an overview of key topics central to the care of the older patient. This guide focuses on the management of common problems in the elderly taking into account their life situations as well as treatment of specific conditions.... more...

  • Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicineby Alan J. Sinclair; John E. Morley; Bruno Vellas

    Wiley 2012; US$ 750.00

    Now in its fifth edition, this comprehensive textbook of geriatric medical practice provides up-to-date, evidence-based, and practical information about all the major medical problems of aging citizens. Containing 41 new chapters covering new infections, treatments, approaches to care, and end of life care, Pathy’s Principles and Practice of... more...

  • Lecture Notes: Elderly Care Medicineby Claire G. Nicholl; K. Jane Wilson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 39.95

    Elderly Care Medicine Lecture Notes provides all the necessary information, within one short volume, for a sound introduction to the particular characteristics and needs of elderly patients. Presented in a user-friendly format, combining readability with high-quality illustrations, this eighth edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect... more...

  • Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicineby Lesley Bowker; James Price; Sarah Smith

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 54.99

    The population is ageing, and most diseases are far more common in older people. Older people are particularly difficult to assess and to treat effectively, but are more vulnerable to therapeutic delays or errors. The Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine provides user-friendly advice in a field that has limited evidence, yet makes up a substantial... more...