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- Meyer & Meyer 2012; US$ 14.80
The healthy and successful transition to later life can be a difficult experience. This book will discuss the historical, cultural, and social psychological factors that shape the quality of life of older women and men. A central premise of the proposed book is that where we live is vital to how we age. Thus, the book has a look at stories of older... more...
- Springer Vienna 2014; US$ 39.99
Essen hat über die Nährstoffzufuhr hinaus großen sozialen Stellenwert; Riechen, Schmecken und das gemeinsame Erlebnis sind Mittel der Kommunikation und Stimulation. Krankheits- oder altersbedingte Einschränkungen beeinträchtigen diese sozialen Aspekte, besonders in Pflegeeinrichtungen kommen sie oft zu kurz. Hier setzt das interdisziplinäre Autorenteam... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 41.50
Geriatric Medicine at a Glance logically presents the core principles of geriatric medicine, including mechanisms of ageing, changes in physiology commonly seen in older adults, and the clinical management and treatment of the key medical presentations affecting older patients. It provides a thorough overview of the essential required core knowledge,... more...
- 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 2007; US$ 39.95
La "cultura geriatrica" - intesa come conoscenza e dominio dei processi di invecchiamento - non ha avuto ancora piena affermazione in campo medico-sanitario. Questo comporta che il piy delle volte non si sappia distinguere a pieno il limite tra il fisiologico e il patologico che distinge l'anziano sano con gli inevitabili "acciacchi"... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 119.00
During the last 15 years the research on homocysteine and the vitamins involved in its metabolism has become very dynamic. About 1,500 publications on the subject are now published each year. The research has long mainly focused on the association between homocysteine and cardiovascular disease, but also pregnancy complications/ fetal malformations.... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...