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Geriatrics

  • Growing Older Without Feeling Oldby Rudi Westendorp; David Shaw

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2015; US$ 20.99

    The past century has witnessed a revolution. Less than a hundred years ago, the average Western life expectancy was 40; now it is 80. And there is no end in sight: the first person who will reach 135 has already been born. It?s the most radical change in our society since industrialisation, and naturally it raises many questions. What do longer... more...

  • Aging, Society, and the Life Courseby Leslie A. Morgan; Suzanne R. Kunkel

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 95.00

    “[This] book’s unfading preoccupation with social context, social processes, and social structures distinguishes itself and greatly contributes to the discourse in gerontology.”. —The Gerontologist. This classic text, now in its fifth edition, is distinguished by its emphasis on social context, social processes, and social structures... more...

  • Adult-Gerontology Practice Guidelinesby Jill C. Cash; Cheryl A. Glass

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 110.00

    The first book to encompass adult-gerontology practice guidelines for primary care, this comprehensive resource is designed as a text and reference for health care practitioners specializing as adultgerontology nurse practitioners (A-GNP). It provides current national practice guidelines for delivering high-quality primary health care to adult, older... more...

  • Geriatric Palliative Care, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine,by Madeline Leong

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2015; US$ 98.99

    This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine is devoted to Palliative Care.  Guest Editors Thomas Smith, MD and Madeline Leong, MD have assembled a group of expert authors to review the following topics: Palliative Care in the Era of Healthcare Redesign; Communications to Patients; Communications by Professionals; International Palliative Care; Public... more...

  • Family Caregiving in the New Normalby Joseph Gaugler; Robert L. Kane

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 69.95

    Family Caregiving in the New Normal discusses how the drastic economic changes that have occurred over the past few years have precipitated a new conversation on how family care for older adults will evolve in the future. This text summarizes the challenges and potential solutions scientists, policy makers, and clinical providers must address... more...

  • Psychology and Geriatricsby Benjamin A. Bensadon

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 69.95

    Psychology and Geriatrics demonstrates the value of integrating psychological knowledge and insight with medical training and geriatric care.  Leading physician and geropsychologist contributors come together to share their collective wisdom about topics that are as emotionally uncomfortable as they are universally relevant.  As the world struggles... more...

  • Geriatric Medicine at a Glanceby Adrian Blundell; Adam Gordon

    Wiley 2015; US$ 41.50

    Geriatric Medicine at a Glance logically presents the core principles of geriatric medicine, including mechanisms of ageing, changes in physiology commonly seen in older adults, and the clinical management and treatment of the key medical presentations affecting older patients. It provides a thorough overview of the essential required core knowledge,... more...

  • Nursing Case Studies on Improving Health-Related Quality of Life in Older Adultsby Meredith Wallace Kazer; Kathy Murphy

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 75.00

    This globally focused resource integrates sound research evidence, real-life case scenarios, and effective, practical strategies to address a key health care initiative of the 21 st century--optimal quality of life for older adults. Distinguished by its broad and global outlook, the book includes contributions from an international cadre of widely... more...

  • Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageingby Robert T. Woods; Linda Clare

    Wiley 2015; US$ 49.95

    The first authoritative reference on clinical psychology and aging, the Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing was universally regarded as a landmark publication when it was first published in 1996. Fully revised and updated, the Second Edition retains the breadth of coverage of the original, providing a complete and balanced picture of... more...

  • Geriatric Medicine, An Issue of Medical Clinics of North America,by Susan E. Merel

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2015; US$ 99.00

    This issue of Medical Clinics of North America, edited by Drs. Jeffrey Wallace and Susan Merel, is devoted to Gerontology. Articles in this issue include: Preventative care in geriatrics; Geriatric syndromes and assessment in the outpatient setting; Assessment and management of fall risk; Drug interactions and side effects; Evaluation and management... more...