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  • Cross-Cultural and Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives in Social Gerontologyby Tannistha Samanta

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 139.00

    This volume intends to re-establish social gerontology as a discipline that has pragmatic links to policy and practice. Collectively, the chapters enrich public debates about the moral, cultural and economic questions surrounding aging, thereby ameliorating the ?problems? associated with aging societies. This volume is uniquely cross-cultural, theory-driven... more...

  • Surviving Dementiaby Carol W. Berman

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 79.99

    This text approaches the care of dementia patients via the experience of a psychiatrist as well as a caregiver, offering a holistic approach to care that is unlike any other book in the market. Laced with her experiences from both her professional and personal life, Huffington Post columnist and psychiatrist Dr. Carol W. Berman aims to educate mental... more...

  • Musculoskeletal Trauma in the Elderlyby Charles Court-Brown; Margaret McQueen; Marc F. Swiontkowski; David Ring; Susan M. Friedman; Andrew David Duckworth

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 259.95

    Trauma in older people aged over 65 is a rapidly growing field within orthopaedics. Up to two thirds of fractures occur as a result of a fall and about one third of all fractures occur in the over-65 population. The aim of this comprehensive new text is to present the epidemiology and management of all musculoskeletal trauma that occurs in the elderly.... more...

  • Hypertension and Comorbiditiesby Agostino Virdis

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 39.99

    This guide is structured to assist physicians in the management of those hypertensive patients who present with specific comorbidities, such as diabetes, systolic dysfunction, obesity, renal disease, or previous cardiac events, often associated with hypertension. The clinical cases contained in this book have been selected to provide a paradigmatic... more...

  • Primer of Geriatric Urologyby Thomas J. Guzzo; George W. Drach; Alan J. Wein

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 109.00

    The field of geriatric urology continues to evolve and expand since the publication of the first edition of this book. The second edition of this book builds upon the previous addition and provides an introductory overview of the demographics of our aging population and their unique needs. It also provides an in depth review of urologic conditions... more...

  • Slowakisch-Deutsch für die Pflege zu Hauseby Nina Konopinski-Klein; Dagmar Seitz; Joanna Konopinski; Veronika Ihradska

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 19.99

    Slowakisch/Deutsch, Deutsch/Slowakisch - Wörterbuch für slowakische Pflegende, Senioren und Angehörige: Eine große Herausforderung für viele slowakische Pflegekräfte im deutschsprachigen Raum ist die Verständigung im Alltag der häuslichen Pflege. Dieser einfache Sprachführer ist ein unverzichtbarer Helfer im direkten Gespräch. Begriffe und einfache... more...

  • Medication-Related Falls in Older Peopleby Allen R. Huang; Louise Mallet

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.00

    Comprising a single repository of knowledge andscientific evidence in the field, this book provides strategies to mitigatefall risk by providing information on the complex interactions between agingprocesses, co-morbid conditions and prescribed medications in older patients. Geriatric health is becoming a more prominentissue as the population ages,... more...

  • Homosexualität_en und Alter(n)by Ralf Lottmann; Rüdiger Lautmann; María do Mar Castro Varela

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Dieser Band liefert vielfältige Beiträge, die zeigen, inwiefern ein ?anderer Blick? auf das Alter(n) nicht nur für ältere Lesben und Schwule anregend sein kann. Die Autor_innen diskutieren die Hetero- bzw. Asexualisierung des Alters u.a. durch Versorgungseinrichtungen und zeigen neue Wege auf, wie Individualität und Vielfalt auch im Alter und in der... more...

  • Geriatric Anesthesia, An Issue of Anesthesiology Clinics,by Charles Brown

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2016; US$ 98.99

    The volume of elderly patients requiring anesthesia and surgery is growing rapidly. Thirty-five percent of surgeries are performed on patients older than 65 years, and in general, these patients have higher morbidity and mortality rates after anesthesia compared with their younger counterparts. One of the major challenges of treating elderly patients... more...

  • Ambulante Pflege von A bis Zby Martina Döbele; Ute Becker

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 19.99

    Sicher und kompetent pflegen Dieses kompakte Praxisbuch unterstützt Pflegefachkräfte in der ambulanten Pflege mit prägnanten Beschreibungen zur Vorbereitung und Durchführung von Pflegemaßnahmen, dazu zahlreiche Praxistipps. Ideal zum Nachschlagen und Auffrischen für Anfänger, Wiedereinsteiger und Umschüler. Aus dem Inhalt Tägliche... more...