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

    Humana Press 1999; US$ 229.00

    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$ 119.00

    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; Not Available

    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$ 159.00

    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$ 459.00

    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...

  • Presbyvertigo Presbyataxie Presbytinnitusby C.-F. Claussen

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; Not Available

    Interdisziplinäres Kissinger Symposium der Gesellschaft zur Erforschung von Geruchs-, Geschmacks-, Gehör und Gleigewichtsstörungen e.V. (4-G-Forschung e.V.) 22.04.-24.04.1983 Bad Kissingen more...

  • Brain Function in Old Ageby F. Hoffmeister; H. P. Krause; C. Müller

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 99.00

    Held at Grosse Ledder near Cologne, Germany, October 18-20, 1978 more...

  • Cardiology in Old Ageby F. Caird

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    As longevity increases, the scope of cardiac disorders extends more widely in the sixth decade and onward into the seventh and subse­ quent decades. For example, as a result of effective cardiac surgery in childhood, congential heart disease is now found with increasing frequency in adults and not exceptionally in persons over 65 years of age. The... more...

  • Explorations in Agingby V. Cristofalo

    Springer US 2013; US$ 119.00

    The three of us, working in different institutions but in the same city, were very aware of the differences between our diverse approaches to the biology of aging and our perceptions of the sub­ ject matter. However, three years ago we began to hold informal meetings to discuss our research. These meetings eventually be­ came more frequent and, with... more...