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Geriatrics

  • It's in Your DNAby Eugene Rosenberg

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 59.95

    It's in Your DNA: From Discovery to Structure, Function and Role in Evolution, Cancer and Aging describes, in a clear, approachable manner, the progression of the experiments that eventually led to our current understanding of DNA. This fascinating work tells the whole story from the discovery of DNA and its structure, how it replicates, codes for... more...

  • Polypharmacy, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, E-Bookby Mary Ann E. Zagaria

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2017; US$ 98.99

    This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Mary Ann Zagaria, PharmD, is devoted to Polypharmacy. Articles in this outstanding issue include: CMS Support for Medication Therapy Management (Enhanced MTM): Testing Strategies for Improving Medication Use Among Beneficiaries Enrolled in Medicare Part D; Interventions in Critical Care Medicine:... more...

  • Mechanisms Linking Aging, Diseases and Biological Age Estimationby Sara C. Zapico

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 199.95

    This book focuses on four of the hallmarks of aging: aspartic acid racemization, advanced glycation end products, telomere shortening and mitochondrial mutations; describing their role in aging and diseases; and their application to age-at-death estimation in forensic sciences in greater depth, displaying the interconnecting pathways among these processes.... more...

  • Enfermedad de Alzheimer y otras demencias neurodegenerativasby Juan José García Meilán; José María Criado Gutiérrez

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2017; US$ 21.26

    El aumento en la esperanza de vida ha hecho que se registre una mayor incidencia de enfermedades asociadas al aumento de la longevidad y al proceso de envejecimiento, como es el caso de la enfermedad de Alzheimer y también otro tipo de demencias. En esta obra, l os autores hacen una revisión general de todos estos aspectos de índole social,... more...

  • Engineering Investment Processby Florian Ielpo; Chafic Merhy; Guillaume Simon

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 150.00

    Engineering Investment Process: Making Value Creation Repeatable explores the quantitative steps of a financial investment process. The authors study how these steps are articulated in order to make any value creation, whatever the asset class, consistent and robust. The discussion includes factors, portfolio allocation, statistical and economic... more...

  • A Guide to Psychosocial and Spiritual Care at the End of Lifeby Henry S. Perkins

    Springer New York 2017; US$ 93.33

    Psychological, social, and spiritual care is as important as physical care at the end of life.  Yet caregivers often feel ill-equipped to give that nonphysical care.  This book shows how to do it.   The book addresses all caregivers who attend dying patients:  doctors, nurses, chaplains, clergy in the pastorate, social workers,... more...

  • Strokeby Richard I Lindley

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 23.95

    Stroke is the second most common cause of death worldwide. This fully-updated new edition provides clear facts and practical advice as to why strokes occur and how they can be prevented. Supplemented with case studies, the book concentrates on important facts, reliable evidence, practical advice, and up-to-date treatments. more...

  • Geriatric Rehabilitationby K. Rao Poduri

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 179.95

    Geriatric Rehabilitation addresses the fact that this is an age in which individuals have increasing longevity, better health care, education and expectations of health care which present new, increasing and even radical challenges to health care providers. The care of our older patients in rehabilitation settings demands the broad understanding... more...

  • Schreiben zur Selbsthilfeby Birgit Schreiber; Johanna Vedral

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 13.52

    In diesem Buch erfahren Leserinnen und Leser, wie sie mit dem Schreiben das Glück im Alltag mehren und sich in Lebenskrisen selbst helfen können. Die Methode erfordert keine Vorkenntnisse, ist für jeden erschwinglich und überall und jederzeit praktizierbar. Sie wirkt vorbeugend, aber auch ergänzend und nachhaltig in Verbindung mit einer Psychotherapie.... more...

  • Cardiac Management in the Frail Elderly Patient and the Oldest Oldby Andrea Ungar; Niccolò Marchionni

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 85.82

    This book focuses specifically on the management of cardiovascular disease in elderly patients with particular frailties and in the ?oldest old?. It is clearly explained how treatment in these patients differs from that in patients in their seventies who respond well to therapies and do not present frailties or organ failures. Although not young, the... more...