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  • Health Welfare and Aging in Bridgetown, Barbadosby Anselm Hennis; Ian Hambleton; Hedy Broome

    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...

  • Fit ins Alterby Norbert Bachl; Werner Schwarz; Johannes Zeibig

    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...

  • New Ways to Care for Older Peopleby Evan Calkins; Chad Boult; Edward H. Wagner; James T. Pacala

    Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 70.00

    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... more...

  • Annual Review of Nursing Research, 20 (2002)by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick; Patricia Archbold; Barbara Stewart

    Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 90.00

    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...

  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 22 (2002)by Stephen Crystal; Dennis Shea

    Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 90.00

    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...

  • How to Teach Continuing Medical Educationby Mike Davis; Kirsty Forrest

    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...

  • ABC of Patient Safetyby Gary Cook; John Sandars

    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...

  • ABC of Geriatric Medicineby Nicola Cooper; Graham Mulley; Kirsty Forrest

    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...

  • Second Windby Lee Bergquist

    Human Kinetics 2009; US$ 17.95

    Second Wind: The Rise of the Ageless Athlete is an absorbing account of a growing subculture of Americans who are challenging the notion of what it means to grow old. more...

  • The Masters Athleteby Joe Baker; Sean Horton; Patricia Weir

    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...