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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 219.95
With advances and breakthroughs in modern medicine that are allowing people to live longer, the number of older adults will continue to grow exponentially over the next several decades. Cardiologists, geriatricians, and other clinicians caring for the elderly will require?at the very least?a basic understanding of cardiovascular disorders that commonly... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 85.00
The most up-to-date source of clinically focused information on the medical care of the increasing elderly population. This text features relevant diagnostic and treatment content needed by every provider of healthcare to older adults. The text covers the major diseases and disorders of the elderly with particular attention to the care of the elderly. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 88.00
A broad and in-depth discussion of the important, but still uninformed, field of behavioral disturbances associated with Parkinson's disease. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
The question of communication and understanding between different generations is emerging as a key issue for the twenty-first century. The advent of ageing populations may lead to increased conflict or solidarity in society, and provokes a profound ambivalence both in public and in the private sphere. In a new approach, Biggs and Lowenstein offer... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 209.00
The rapidity of scientific progress over the last few years guarantees the utility of this new collection of state-of-the-art reviews on the immunology of aging, which is the result of extensive collaboration of more than sixty of the greatest thinkers and scholars in the field, in cooperation with a number of junior colleagues. The book summarizes... more...
- 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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 189.00
The growing knowledge about disturbances of epigenetic gene regulation in hematopoietic stem cell disorders is now being translated into treatment approaches that target the epigenetic defects pharmacologically. This book first presents the latest evidence regarding the epigenetic regulation of hematopoietic stem cell differentiation and hemoglobin... more...
- Pan American Health Organization 2000; US$ 15.00
The survey to evaluate the determinants of health and well-being among the elderly in Latin America and the Caribbean (known for its Spanish acronym, SABE) tapped more than 11,000 persons 60 years old and older in seven of the Region?s cities: Buenos Aires (Argentina), Bridgetown (Barbados), São Paulo (Brasil), Santiago (Chile), Havana (Cuba), México... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 39.95
La "cultura geriatrica" - intesa come conoscenza e dominio dei processi di invecchiamento - non ha avuto ancora piena affermazione in campo medico-sanitario. Questo comporta che il piy delle volte non si sappia distinguere a pieno il limite tra il fisiologico e il patologico che distinge l'anziano sano con gli inevitabili "acciacchi"... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 119.00
During the last 15 years the research on homocysteine and the vitamins involved in its metabolism has become very dynamic. About 1,500 publications on the subject are now published each year. The research has long mainly focused on the association between homocysteine and cardiovascular disease, but also pregnancy complications/ fetal malformations.... more...