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Geriatrics

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  • Tresch and Aronow's Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly, Fifth Editionby Wilbert S. Aronow; Jerome L. Fleg; Michael W. Rich

    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...

  • 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...

  • Geriatric Urologyby Tomas Lindor Griebling

    Springer 2014; US$ 189.00

    Geriatric Urology outlines important topics in the care of elderly urology patients. The first section covers the biology of aging, the genitourinary system and disease screening including urologic conditions serving as warning signs of other disorders. Section two covers geriatric syndromes and urology including frailty, polypharmacy, dementia, wound... more...

  • Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Geriatrics 2Eby Brie Williams; Anna Chang; C. Landefeld; Cyrus Ahalt; Rebecca Conant; Helen Chen

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 75.00

    An authoritative, one-stop source of answers on conditions commonly encountered among older adults Provides a framework for using the functional and cognitive status, prognosis, and social context of patients to guide diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions Applies the principles of geriatric medicine in different care settings to address... 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...

  • The Eldercare Handbookby Stella Henry; Ann Convery

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    In this comprehensive and accessible guide, long-term care expert Stella Henry helps readers navigate the daunting logistics and powerful emotions of making care decisions for an elderly parent or loved one. Drawing from her 36 years as a registered nurse and a nursing home administrator, as well as her experience caring for both her parents (both... more...

  • The Driving Dilemmaby PhD Elizabeth Dugan

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    It's no secret that our population is aging. In fact, it won't be long before one in four drivers will be over the age of 65. Research suggests we'll outlive our ability to drive by almost ten years?but knowing when to stop or limit driving isn't always clear. The Driving Dilemma is a comprehensive resource for older drivers and their families... more...

  • Guia para el Cuidado de Nuestros Mayoresby Stella Henry; Ann Convery

    HarperCollins 2012; Not Available

    En esta exhaustiva y práctica guía, Stella Henry, experta en cuidados a largo plazo, ayuda a los lectores a dominar la abrumadora logística y las fuertes emociones que provoca el tomar decisiones respecto al cuidado de nuestros mayores, ya sea un padre, una madre o un ser querido. Basándose en sus 36 años de experiencia como administradora y en el... more...

  • Fit ins Alterby Norbert Bachl; Werner Schwarz; Johannes Zeibig

    Springer 2006; US$ 49.99

    Von Geburt an tickt die Uhr unseres kalendarischen Alters. Unser biologisches Alter lässt sich jedoch beeinflussen, um Gesundheit, Vitalität und Lebensfreude trotz zunehmenden Alters zu erhalten und damit "biologisch jünger" zu bleiben. Das Geheimnis dieser Strategie liegt im Prinzip "use it or lose it", das eine Aktivität in allen Lebensbereichen... more...

  • Generation 50 plusby Erika Folkes; Gerald Gatterer

    Springer 2006; US$ 29.99

    Vor gar nicht allzu langer Zeit galt ein Mensch jenseits der 60 als "alt". Heute wissen wir, dass mit "66 noch lange nicht Schluss" ist. Dank der Erkenntnisse der modernen Medizin ist es den meisten Menschen vergönnt, sich mit den kleinen und größeren Beschwerden des Alterns anzufreunden. Dieser Ratgeber zeigt, wie wir mit den dazugehörigen körperlichen... more...