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Geriatrics

  • Depression in Later Lifeby Robert C. Baldwin

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Depression affects between 10-15% of older people, making it the most frequently encountered mental health condition in later life. Despite this, the condition is easily missed in clinical practice or not adequately treated. Part of the Oxford Psychiatry Library, this second edition of Depression in Later Life highlights areas of depression which are... more...

  • Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Geriatrics 2Eby C. Landefeld; Anna Chang

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 75.00

    An authoritative, one-stop source of answers on conditions commonly encountered among older adults Provides a framework for using the functional and cognitive status, prognosis, and social context of patients to guide diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions Applies the principles of geriatric medicine in different care settings to address... more...

  • Geriatric Palliative Careby Emily Chai; Diane Meier; Jane Morris

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 69.99

    The growing geriatric population in the United States has created an increasing need for palliative medicine services across the range of medical and surgical specialties. Yet, palliative medicine lacks the resources to carry such a workload itself. Geriatric Palliative Care addresses this need by encouraging individual specialties to "own"... more...

  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 34, 2014: Geneticsby Richard Sprott

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 119.00

    Enormous advances in our knowledge of genetic contributions to aging and disease, and in our understanding of the potential for manipulation of the aging process, have taken place during the past twenty years. This is the first volume in decades to consolidate this research in one place. It provides a broad and current overview of the most promising... more...

  • Oxford Textbook of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseaseby Bo Norrving

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 174.99

    Stroke is a major health concern worldwide, and the epidemiological data is staggering. One in six people will have a stroke during the course of their life; it is the second most common cause of death; and stroke also ranks second among causes contributing to the global burden of disability. However, the burden of stroke can be alleviated: it is potentially... more...

  • Oxford Textbook of Anaesthesia for the Elderly Patientby Christopher Dodds; Chandra Kumar; Bernadette Veering

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 144.99

    As the global population lives to an increasing older age, there is a need to research, develop and deliver appropriate anaesthesia and pain management care to these increasingly frail and vulnerable patients. This book provides a comprehensive and detailed overview of all aspects of anaesthesia for the elderly patient looking at the effect of ageing... more...

  • Klinikhandbuch Labordiagnostische Pfadeby Georg Hoffmann; Walter Hofmann; Johannes Aufenanger

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    The 2. edition of this unique booksupports the practical implementation of diagnostic pathways in HIS and LIS using standardized algorithms, classified according to indications and symptoms. more...

  • Best of Five MCQs for the Geriatric Medicine SCEby Duncan Forsyth; Stephen Wallis

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 67.99

    Best of Five MCQs for the Geriatric Medicine SCE is the first revision guide designed specifically for this new high-stakes exam. It contains 300 best of five questions with explanatory answers, each accurately reflecting the layout of questions in the exam. more...

  • Gedächtnisstörungenby Thorsten Bartsch; Peter Falkai

    Springer 2014; US$ 79.99

    Als Folge der Überalterung unserer Gesellschaft sind Gedächtnisstörungen in den vergangenen Jahren exponentiell gestiegen und werden weiter ansteigen. Sie treten nicht nur in Form von Demenzen auf, sondern auch im Rahmen von normalen Altersvorgängen. Doch wann liegt eine Gedächtnisstörung vor? Wie kann eine Diagnose gestellt werden? Wie sind Gedächtnisstörungen... more...

  • Empathische Trauerarbeitby Lore Wehner

    Springer 2014; US$ 29.99

    Wenn ein Mensch stirbt, bleiben trauernde Angehörige und Freunde zurück. In geriatrischen oder anderen Pflegeeinrichtungen sind auch Mitbewohner und betreuende Pflegekräfte vom Verlust langjährig nahestehender Menschen betroffen. Trauernde Kinder oder Eltern, die ein Kind, Bruder oder Schwester verloren haben, sind in ganz besonderer Weise mit der... more...