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

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 90.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Carersby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2012; US$ 22.50

    Currently around 2.9 million Australians provide unpaid help and support to a family member or friend who has a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness or who is aged and frail. Carers are a key but often unacknowledged part of Australia’s health system. The annual replacement value of care was estimated in 2010 to be over... more...

  • Oxford Desk Referenceby Margot Gosney; Adam Harper; Simon Conroy

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 119.99

    With an ageing population, there is little doubt that the majority of hospital based consultants and their teams will care for older patients and the many complications this presents. This book provides an evidence-based guide for both trainees and consultants in geriatric medicine and those interested in geriatric medicine. Designed in line with the... more...

  • Measurements in Wound Healingby Raj Mani; Marco Romanelli; Vijay Shukla

    Springer 2012; US$ 189.00

    Measurement of Wound Healing will update the knowledge base and promote the use of measurements in order to improve both understanding of wounds and their management. This book will feature well used vascular measurements, pathological measurements, imaging measurements and so on. There will be chapters on techniques/measurements that have much promise.This... more...

  • Moderne Geriatrie und Akutmedizinby Peter Hien; Ralf Roger Pilgrim; Rainer Neubart

    Springer 2012; US$ 79.95

     Sichere, wirksame, effiziente Diagnostik und Therapie – abgestimmt auf den älteren Patienten!Schon heute bestimmen ältere und multimorbide Patienten die Arbeit in unseren Notaufnahmen und Kliniken.Menschen im Alter über 65 Jahre bilden die am stärksten wachsende Bevölkerungsgruppe.Ältere Patienten haben häufig... more...

  • Schmerz im Alterby Dagmar Dräger; Franziska Könner; Andrea Budnick; Reinhold Kreutz; Andreas Kopf; Adelheid Kuhlmey; Wolfgang Renteln-Kruse

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 42.00

    Pain represents a significant health problem in older individuals. This volume presents the current state of knowledge about the medical, nursing, and therapeutic treatment of pain based upon findings from the Pain and Autonomy in the Nursing Home (PAIN) research project conducted by the Berlin-based research network Autonomy Despite Multi-Morbidity... more...

  • Personality Disorders in Older Adultsby Erlene Rosowsky; Robert C. Abrams; Richard A. Zweig

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    As the average age of the population rises, mental health professionals have become increasingly aware of the critical importance of personality in mediating successful adaptation in later life. Personality disorders were once thought to "age out," and accordingly to have an inconsequential impact on the lives of the elderly. But recent clinical experience... more...

  • Old Age In Europeby Kathrin Komp; Marja Aartsen

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.95

    Europe currently is the oldest continent in the world and its population is still ageing. This demographic shift affects society, economy, and welfare states. Scholars from various disciplines and the public noted this development and wonder what effects it may have, but lack adequate information. They call for explanations that are concise and easily... more...