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Geriatrics

  • Cardiology in Old Ageby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1. Epidemiology of Heart Disease in Old Age.- Mortality from Heart Disease in Old Age.- Prevalence of Heart Disease in Old Age.- Morbidity of Heart Disease in Old Age.- References.- 2. Pathology of the Myocardium and Valves.- The Normal Heart in Old Age and Normal Aging Changes.- Congenital Abnormalities.- Myocardial Pathology.- Valve Pathology.- References.-... more...

  • Ophthalmology and the Ageing Societyby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 189.00

    This book examines the challenges facing ophthalmology in an ageing society. Coverage includes epidemiology, risk factors, current treatment and prophylaxis, disability, co-morbidity, and the impact on quality of life. more...

  • Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderlyby

    Humana Press 2007; US$ 169.00

    A panel of clinicians, researchers, and leaders in the field review and discuss the latest findings on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of cardiovascular disease in the older patient. The authors explain the physiological changes associated with the normal aging process that may lead to the development of disease, to adverse consequences... more...

  • Demenz und Palliative Geriatrie in der Praxisby

    Springer Vienna 2011; US$ 39.99

    Bei fortgeschrittener Demenz wird die Schmerztherapie oft ausschließlich als Aufgabe für die Zeit des Sterbens gesehen. Dabei sind demenzkranke Hochbetagte meistens lange vorher palliativbedürftig. Die Autorinnen ? beide haben langjährige Erfahrung in der Betreuung demenzkranker Hochbetagter ? definieren Schlüsselthemen wie Kommunikation, Schmerz,... more...

  • Old Age In Europeby

    Springer Netherlands 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...

  • Management of Urological Cancers in Older Peopleby

    Springer London 2012; US$ 209.00

    This book offers a thorough review of current approaches to managing older urological cancer patients, detailing the special issues and considerations involved. The discipline-spanning coverage outlines best practices and proposes topics for future research. more...

  • Guide to Fitness After Fiftyby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Section I Perspectives on Exercise and Aging.- 1. Fitness and the Aging Process.- 2. History of Exercises for the Elderly.- 3. Preservation of Physical Fitness.- 4. Public Health and Fitness ? The Outdoor Life and Other Antidotes to Enemies of Fitness.- Section II Evaluation and Physiology of Exercise.- 5. Physiology of Physical Conditioning for the... more...

  • Family Medicineby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 309.00

    From the reviews of the sixth edition: "[T]he sixth edition of this comprehensive book... covers the breadth and diversity of family practice [and] continues its strong tradition of a clinically oriented approach directed towards front line family practitioners. This work achieves the goal of being a complete reference on family medicine as well... more...

  • Rectal Prolapseby

    Springer Milan 2008; US$ 219.00

    This textbook addresses the best way of evaluating patients with rectal prolapse, the underlying pathophysiology, the different surgical approaches, the expected functional results after surgery and the management of complex clinical conditions associated with this condition. It is an essential book that attempts to draw together material that could... more...

  • Drug Therapy for the Elderlyby

    Springer Vienna 2012; US$ 69.95

    With the potential for undesirable drug interactions rising along with the size of the elderly population, this book underlines both indispensable and dispensable elements of drug treatment to provide an overall assessment of drugs suitable for the aged. more...