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Geriatrics

  • Cognitive Rehabilitation in Old Ageby

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    By representing a variety of viewpoints that span theory as well as practice, this book addresses important concepts in cognitive rehabilitation that are useful to intervention research. It evaluates everything from cognitive rehabilitation strategies in normal aging to the interplay between lifestyle patterns and cognitive function to strategies that... more...

  • Mild Cognitive Impairmentby

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    This is the first book on mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the transitional period between normal aging and very early Alzheimer's disease (AD). Persons with MCI have an increased risk of developing AD. This book addresses the spectrum of issues involved in MCI, and includes chapters on clinical studies, neuropsychology, neuroimaging, neuropathology,... more...

  • Neuropsychiatric and Cognitive Changes in Parkinson's Disease and Related Movement Disordersby Dag Aarsland; Jeffrey Cummings; Daniel Weintraub; K. Ray Chaudhuri

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 96.00 US$ 78.72

    A broad and in-depth discussion of the important, but still uninformed, field of behavioral disturbances associated with Parkinson's disease. more...

  • Medicina geriátrica + StudentConsult en españolby Pedro Abizanda Soler

    Elsevier Health Sciences Spain 2012; US$ 48.00

    La obra "Medicina Geriátrica.Una aproximación basada en problemas"  cubre las necesidades de los alumnos de Grado de Medicina en lo que se refiere al aprendizaje de esta materia. Con la implantación de los nuevos planes de estudio, esta asignatura se convierte en troncal en la mayoría de las Facultades de Medicina de España. Los autores parten... more...

  • Tratado de medicina geriátrica + acceso webby Pedro Abizanda Soler; Leocadio Rodríguez Mañas

    Elsevier Health Sciences Spain 2014; US$ 71.98

    El Tratado de Medicina Geriátrica. Fundamentos de la atención sanitaria a los mayores pretende convertirse en una obra de referencia en geriatría, escrita en castellano, que cuenta con la participación de destacados expertos en este área tanto a nivel nacional como internacional. Contenido eminentemente clínico y adaptado a la realidad... more...

  • Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatryby Mohammed T. Abou-Saleh; Cornelius Katona; Anand Kumar

    Wiley 2011; US$ 296.95 US$ 257.36

    The renowned Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry , now in its third edition, addresses the social and biological concepts of geriatric mental health from an international perspective. Featuring contributions by distinguished authors from around the world, the book offers a distinctive angle on issues in this continually developing discipline.... more...

  • Urodynamicsby Paul Abrams

    Springer London 2006; US$ 99.00

    Lower urinary tract dysfunction produces a huge burden on sufferers in particular and on society in general. Lower urinary tract symptoms have a high prevalence in the community: 5% of children aged 10 wet the bed,while 15% of women and 7% of men have troublesome incontinence; and in elderly men of 75,benign prostatic hyperplasia occurs in more than... more...

  • Robert N. Butler, MDby Andy Achenbaum

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 39.99

    Robert Neil Butler (1927?2010) was a scholar, psychiatrist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who revolutionized the way the world thinks about aging. One of the first psychiatrists to engage with older men and women outside of institutional settings, Butler coined the term ?ageism? to draw attention to discrimination against older adults and spent... more...

  • Crossing Frontiersby W. Andrew Achenbaum

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This is the first book-length study of the history of gerontology. It shows how old age became a 'problem' worth investigating and how a mulitidisciplinary orientation took shape. more...

  • Dementia Careby Trevor Adams; Jill Manthorpe

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 43.95

    Dementia presents challenges to all those working in health and social care. It is a progressive disease that affects the person with dementia, their families and friends, and the wider community. Dementia affects each person in a unique way. The challenge to professionals is to respond to this uniqueness by providing support that is effective, meaningful... more...