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Geriatrics

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  • Perioperative Medicineby Amir K. Jaffer; Paul Grant

    Wiley 2012; US$ 98.95 US$ 85.76

    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...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 42.95 US$ 37.22

    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... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 54.99 US$ 49.49

    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...

  • Classic Papers in Geriatric Medicine with Current Commentariesby Robert J. Pignolo; Monica Crane; Mary Ann Forciea

    Humana Press 2010; US$ 181.15

    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...

  • Endocrinology of Agingby John E. Morley; Lucretia van den Berg

    Humana Press 1999; US$ 181.15

    Distinguished physicians critically review the clinical consequences of the endocrinological changes that occur with aging-in both men and women-and examine the use of hormonal therapy to reduce them. Topics range from bone disease and water balance in all older people, to androgen deficiency in aging males, gynecomastia, and menopause. The authors... more...

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

    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...

  • Aging Phenomenaby Kunio Oota

    Springer US 2013; US$ 95.90

    The problem of senescence, as reflected in the history of reli­ gion and philosophy, has long been one of the greatest concerns of humankind. In contrast, gerontology as a branch of science is still comparatively young. During the past decade, concomitant with rapid progress in our understanding of the basic life sciences, vast stores of knowledge... more...

  • Professionelle Altenpflegeby Gabriele Thür

    Springer Vienna 2013; US$ 38.50

    IIWorte haben die Macht, Wirklichkeiten zu gestalten" (Helene Werner-Robbins). Der Pflegeberuf ist seit den letzten 15 Jahren durch eine enorme Dynamik irn Sinne einer Professionalisierung gepragt. Die Tatigkeit entwickelte sich vom medizinischen Hilfsberuf hin zur Eigenstan­ digkeit der Pflege irn Rahmen des Pflegeprozesses, vom ungezielten Bewahren... more...

  • Nephrology and Geriatrics Integratedby Dimitrios G. Oreopoulos

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 127.87

    Proceedings of the Conference on Integrating Geriatrics into Nephrology, Jasper, Alberta, Canada, July 31-August 5, 1998 more...

  • Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderlyby Franz H. Messerli

    Springer US 2012; US$ 318.63

    That geriatric cardiology has become a science and clinical discipline in its own rights is beyond dispute. Most cardiac disorders present with different symptoms and signs, require a different diagnostic and therapeutic approach, and also have a different prognosis in the elderly as compared to younger patients. Cardiovascular Disease in the... more...