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  • Ambient Assisted Livingby Reiner Wichert; Birgid Eberhardt

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    In this book, 22 authors discuss development of Ambient Assisted Living. It presents new technological developments which support the autonomy and independence of individuals with special needs. As the technological innovation raises also social issues, the book addresses micro and macro economical aspects of assistive systems and puts an additional... more...

  • Practical Dementia Careby Peter V. Rabins; Constantine G. Lyketsos; Cynthia D. Steele

    Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 51.99

    This is a comprehensive yet practical guide to the care and management of patients with dementia from the time of diagnosis to the end of life. It is intended for the increasing number of physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, and long-term care givers responsible for the care of individuals with dementia. For... more...

  • Health Care of the Older Adultby Peter Brown

    Woodslane Press 2011; US$ 19.99

    The growing number of older adults in Australia and New Zealand makes an understanding of their health needs and problems of critical importance to all nurses who work with them, both in specialty facilities and in other health facilities and services that have a large clientele who are ageing. Health Care of Older Adults contributes to a greater knowledge... more...

  • Age-related Macular Degeneration Diagnosis and Treatmentby Allen C. Ho; Carl D. Regillo

    Springer 2011; US$ 99.00

    Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Diagnosis and Treatment is written by two leading experts from Wills Eye Hospital. Covering the latest therapies and treatments developed in the last few years, this is a concise yet highly illustrated and practical text that guides the clinician through diagnosis and treatment of the leading cause of blindness in... more...

  • Enhancing Cognitive Fitness in Adultsby Paula E. Hartman-Stein; Asenath La Rue

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 59.95

    Late life is characterized by great diversity in memory and other cognitive functions. Although a substantial proportion of older adults suffer from Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia, a majority retain a high level of cognitive skills throughout the life span. Identifying factors that sustain and enhance cognitive well-being is a... more...

  • Guide to Alzheimer's Diseaseby Barry Reisberg

    Free Press 2008; Not Available

    An excellent and intelligent book for the families of patients with Alzheimer's disease. Written by long-time researcher Dr. Barry Reisberg, this guide is filled with information for the families, loved ones, spouses, and friends of people living with Alzheimer's disease. more...

  • Gerioperative Nursing Careby Raelene V. Shippee-Rice; Susan Fetzer; Jennifer V. Long

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 85.00

    This timely volume introduces gerioperative care, a new model of surgical care for the elderly designed to improve surgical outcomes and prevent complications through a focus on communication and relationship-centered care. It is the only book to specifically address the care of older adults undergoing surgery, providing practitioners with critical,... more...

  • Beating the Senior Bluesby Leslie Eckford; Amanda Lambert

    New Harbinger Publications 2002; US$ 19.95

    Depression among older adults is more common than ever. Based on the authors' experience working with seniors, this self-help guide teaches readers how to improve nutrition and fitness, evaluate medication options, deal with anxiety, build self-esteem, and connect with community resources. more...

  • Guide to Alzheimer's Diseaseby Barry Reisberg

    Free Press 2008; Not Available

    An excellent and intelligent book for the families of patients with Alzheimer's disease. Written by long-time researcher Dr. Barry Reisberg, this guide is filled with information for the families, loved ones, spouses, and friends of people living with Alzheimer's disease. more...

  • GOÄ 2012by Peter Hermann; Gert Filler; Roscher B rbel

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.99

    Der Kommentar zur Geb hrenordnung f r rzte (GO ) f r Praxis und Klinik wurde unter Leitung der Herausgeber mit einem Team von rzten unterschiedlicher Fachgebiete erarbeitet. Die 6., erweiterte Auflage bietet kommentierte Paragraphen und Hinweise f r eine korrekte und erfolgreiche Abrechnung auch von IGeL-Leistungen. Mit Tipps f r die Honorarabrechnung... more...