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Geriatrics

  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2015; US$ 270.95

    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...

  • Betriebliche Gesundheitsförderung bei älteren Mitarbeitern: Die Anwendung salutogenetischer Prinzipien im Unternehmenby Jan Sakris

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 33.39

    Gesundheit ist für die meisten Menschen das höchste Gut. So wurden zunächst primär die Hygienebedingungen und später der Arbeitsschutz in Industrieunternehmen verbessert. Allerdings sind die Anforderungen an die Gesundheit mittlerweile enorm gestiegen und es haben sich durch den demografischen Wandel die Voraussetzungen für ein Gesundheitsverständnis... more...

  • Fastende Tiere: Auswirkungen der Nahrungsrestriktion auf die Lebensspanne von Tier und Menschby Bernd Herberth Schelker

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 33.39

    Menschen und Tiere waren während der längsten Zeit ihrer Evolution eher mit Problemen des Nahrungsmangels statt des Überflusses konfrontiert. Der moderne Mensch ist nicht mit der Situation der Fülle an Nahrung vertraut. So betrachtet ist nicht das Hungern oder Fasten (Nahrungsrestriktion) sondern die Ernährungssituation in den Industrienationen ein... more...

  • Gesunde Ernährung ab 60by Dr. Andrea Flemmer

    humboldt 2015; US$ 18.12

    Drehen Sie die biologische Uhr zurück! Fast 30 % der Deutschen sind 60 Jahre oder älter. Alle wichtigen Ernährungsregeln verständlich und auf dem neuesten Stand der Forschung. Die richtige Ernährung für eine junge Haut und das Halten des Wunschgewichts. Extra: Alle wichtigen vorbeugende Untersuchungen ab 60. more...

  • Geriatric Depressionby Gary J. Kennedy

    Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 35.00

    Written for a broad range of mental health professionals, this book explains why depression can be challenging to treat in older adults and describes the most effective interventions. Noted geriatric psychiatrist Gary J. Kennedy draws on extensive clinical experience and research to present current best practices in pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy,... more...