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- Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 60.00
As people age, they are at increased risk of having their basic human rights threatened or violated. When age is perceived as incompetence, , it can easily lead to discrimination that impacts human rights. Based on the premise that social policy must reflect human rights principles, this graduate-level textbook views the challenges associated with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 129.95
This book is designed to highlight the importance of endothelial cells as key players in the functioning of the nervous system under both normal and pathological conditions. The book demonstrates that endothelial cells are an essential and dynamic cell population in the central nervous system, with multiple and complex roles, not only in the maintenance... more...
Geriatric Psycho-Oncology: A Quick Reference on the Psychosocial Dimensions of Cancer Symptom ManagementOxford University Press 2014; US$ 52.99
Geriatric Psycho-Oncology is a comprehensive handbook that provides best practice models for the management of psychological, cognitive, and social outcomes of older adults living with cancer and their families. Chapters cover a wide range of topics including screening tools and interventions, psychiatric emergencies and disorders, physical symptom... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 65.95
Geriatric Emergencies is a practical guide to the common conditions affecting older patients who present in an emergency to hospital or primary care. Beginning with the essentials of history taking and clinical examination, the book covers a comprehensive range of emergencies, emphasizing the different management approaches which may be required... more...
Positive Behavior Supports for Adults with Disabilities in Employment, Community, and Residential SettingsCharles C Thomas 2014; US$ 34.95
The aim of this book is to provide an overview of positive behavior supports for adults with disabilities in a written format that is directed to support providers who can immediately put the information to use. The authors have written the book in a non-technical format and include clear real-life examples for using positive behavior supports in employment,... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 48.95
This new fourth edition is designed for use with adults who have suffered a stroke or other brain injury or who are affected by the aging process. While the fundamental format covering such skills areas as visual scanning, reading, observing, information acquisition, listening, memory, and abstract reasoning has remained the same, each of the individual... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 125.00
How do individuals perceive the experience of aging? Can this perception predict such developmental outcomes as functional health or mortality? The 35th volume of ARGG encompasses the most current and fruitful research findings about the subjective experience of aging and describes how they fit within a theoretical framework. It reflects a new and... more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences 2014; US$ 99.00
This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, devoted to Medical Implications of Elder Abuse and Neglect, is edited by Drs. Lisa Gibbs and Laura Mosqueda. Articles in this issue include: Physiology of Aging; Understanding the Medical Markers of Elder Abuse and Neglect: Physical Exam Findings; Medical Markers of Elder Abuse and Neglect: Laboratory Findings;... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 107.50
Substance use and addiction is an increasing problem amongst older people. The identification of this problem is often more difficult in older patients and is frequently missed, particularly in the primary care context and in emergency departments, but also in a range of medical and psychiatric specialties. Substance Use and Older People shows... more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences 2014; US$ 99.00
This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Dr. Soo Borson, is devoted to Geriatric Psychiatry. Articles in this issue include: Diagnosis; Providing high quality care for dementia patients and family caregivers; Common psychiatric problems in cognitively impaired patients - causes and management; Partnering with family caregivers;... more...