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  • Psychological Assessment of Veteransby Shane S. Bush

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 97.99

    Psychological assessment is practiced in wide-ranging settings to address the varied clinical and administrative needs of veteran populations. Such assessment blends record review, clinical interviews of the veteran and collateral sources of information, behavioral observations, and psychological testing. This book promotes the care and well-being... more...

  • Health Welfare and Aging in Bridgetown, Barbadosby Anselm Hennis; Ian Hambleton; Hedy Broome

    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), Săo Paulo (Brasil), Santiago (Chile), Havana (Cuba), México... more...

  • Radiologia geriatricaby Teresa Cammarota; Giuseppe Guglielmi; Francesco Schiavon

    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...

  • Homocysteine: Related Vitamins and Neuropsychiatric Disordersby Christina Bolander-Gouaille; Teodoro Bottiglieri

    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...

  • Beifahrersitzbuch - Ambulante Pflegeby M. Döbele; U. Becker; B. Glück

    Springer 2007; US$ 9.99

    Allein im Auto und kein Kollege, den man "mal eben" fragen kann? Das Beifahrersitzbuch ist ideal für unterwegs: Zum schnellen Nachschlagen vor, aber auch nach neuen, unbekannten oder vergessenen Pflegesituationen: alle Inhalte der praktischen ambulanten Patientenversorgung von A bis Z, einfache, praxisnahe Beschreibungen von Pflegehandlungen, viele... more...

  • New Ways to Care for Older Peopleby Evan Calkins; Chad Boult; Edward H. Wagner; James T. Pacala

    Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 70.00

    This book conveys the good news: there is considerable evidence that practitioners themselves can design more effective systems of care for older people, often at lower costs. The researchers here point the way ahead: "evidence-based" interventions; proactive population-based care programs; patient-centered delivery models--all developed... more...

  • Annual Review of Nursing Research, 20 (2002)by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick; Patricia Archbold; Barbara Stewart

    Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 90.00

    Designated a Doody's Core Title!. This twentieth volume of this landmark series focuses on geriatric nursing research. Clinicians, educators, students, and researchers will find an up-to-date synthesis of nursing research relating to over a dozen important topics, including pain, pressure ulcers, dementia, home health and hearing impairment. Future-oriented... more...

  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 22 (2002)by Stephen Crystal; Dennis Shea

    Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 90.00

    Leading scholars focus on the economics of aging, with a particular emphasis on the economic future of the baby boom generation. Key themes include the influence of early advantages on later-life economic outcomes (the cumulative advantage/cumulative disadvantage hypothesis); the relationship between inequalities in economic status and inequalities... more...

  • How to Teach Continuing Medical Educationby Mike Davis; Kirsty Forrest

    Wiley 2009; US$ 51.95

    This new volume in the concise "How To" series explores the foundations and principles of continuing education of professionals and then relates these to the practice of teaching the various modalities used in CME. The areas covered include experiential learning, group dynamics, situated learning and reflective practice - and make these understandable... more...

  • ABC of Patient Safetyby Gary Cook; John Sandars

    Wiley 2009; US$ 46.99

    This brand new title in the popular ABC series offers an up-to-date introduction on improving patient safety in primary and secondary care. The ABC of Patient Safety covers an area of increasing importance in healthcare and provides a clear description of the underlying principles that influence practice. Patient safety is now an integral part of... more...