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- 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), São Paulo (Brasil), Santiago (Chile), Havana (Cuba), México... more...
- Springer Vienna 2006; US$ 49.99
Sie halten dieses Buch in den Händen, weil für Sie persönlich Fitness, oder das Altern an sich ein Thema sind. Vielleicht haben Sie sich schon mit Hilfe von Büchern, Kursen, oder auch persönlicher Beratung Unterstützung gesucht, wenn es darum ging, Ihr persönliches Wohlbefinden, Ihre Belastbarkeit, oder einfach die Lebensqualität in der kommenden Zeit... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 99.99
Because cancer in the older adult may be present in combination with other chronic conditions, including dementia and frailty, multidisciplinary care is especially important. This book provides nurses with essential information on the care and treatment of the older adult with cancer, including: An overview of cancer in the older adult, and barriers... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 77.99
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 under rigorous... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 89.99
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...
- Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 89.99
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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 53.95
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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 48.95
Demographic trends confirm what clinicians already know - they are spending increasing amounts of time dealing with older people. This new ABC provides an introduction to the new and increasing challenges of treating older patients in a variety of settings. ABC of Geriatric Medicine provides an overview of geriatric medicine in practice. Chapters... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 59.95
Masters athletes are those that continue to train and compete, typically at a high level, beyond the age of thirty-five and into middle and old age. As populations in the industrialized world get older and governments become increasingly keen to promote healthy aging and non-pharmacological interventions, the study of masters athletes enables us to... more...