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  • Infectious Disease in the Agingby

    Humana Press 2009; US$ 299.00

    In this updated handbook, a panel of well known and highly experienced geriatric physicians and infectious disease experts review the most important common infections affecting the elderly and delineate their well-proven techniques. more...

  • Classic Papers in Geriatric Medicine with Current Commentariesby

    Humana Press 2010; US$ 209.00

    This volume collects the foundation papers in the discipline of Geriatric medicine. The book begins with a chapter on those papers that established the field. It then goes on to provide a long overdue review of the important "classic" papers in geriatric medicine and includes information on the development of health systems which support the care... more...

  • 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...

  • Active Surveillance for Localized Prostate Cancerby

    Humana Press 2012; US$ 219.00

    This book explores active surveillance in prostate cancer, covering patient selection, risk assessment, ?cancer hysteria? in patients, identifying triggers for intervention, use of PSA kinetics and MRI information and the roles of surveillance and focal therapy. 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$ 359.00

    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...