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- 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...
- Humana Press 2010; US$ 209.00
This volume collects the foundation papers in the discipline of Geriatric medicine. The book begins with a chapter on those papers that established the field. It then goes on to provide a long overdue review of the important "classic" papers in geriatric medicine and includes information on the development of health systems which support the care... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 19.95
Hier finden Sie alles Wichtige zum Querschnittsfach ganz kompakt. Die Gliederung nach Syndromen ist praxisnah und wird der Interdisziplinarität des Faches gerecht. Jedes Kapitel beginnt mit einem Fallbeispiel und Fragen, die am Kapitelende aufgelöst und kommentiert werden. Durch die praxisorientierte Darstellung anhand der Fallbeispiele werden... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 231.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 ańos de experiencia como administradora y en el... more...
- Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00
1. Epidemiology of Heart Disease in Old Age.- Mortality from Heart Disease in Old Age.- Prevalence of Heart Disease in Old Age.- Morbidity of Heart Disease in Old Age.- References.- 2. Pathology of the Myocardium and Valves.- The Normal Heart in Old Age and Normal Aging Changes.- Congenital Abnormalities.- Myocardial Pathology.- Valve Pathology.- References.-... 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...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 167.95
The last 20 years have brought unprecedented new knowledge to our understanding of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and for the first time, approved symptomatic treatments. Authored by one of the world's leading authorities on the management of AD and related dementias, this highly illustrated Atlas of Alzheimer?s Disease describes the colorful history... more...