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- Elsevier Health Sciences France 2015; US$ 30.99
Cet ouvrage de cours synthétique traite l'ensemble des items de gériatrie du programme de DFASM . Cette troisième édition reste fidèle à l'esprit des précédentes éditions qui leur a valu leur succès : chaque chapitre, consacré à un item, est rédigé suivant un plan identique, original, clair et très didactique qui facilite l' apprentissage . ... more...
- World Health Organization 2015; US$ 48.00
Comprehensive public health action on population ageing is urgently needed. Thiswill require fundamental shifts not just in the things we do but in how we think aboutageing itself. The World report on ageing and health outlines a framework for action tofoster Healthy Ageing built around the new concept of functional ability. This will requirea transformation... more...
- 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...
- Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 94.99
"[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 as part of a... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 109.99
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,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 54.99
This book discusses both the beneficial and harmful aspects of NO in biology and medicine, and also introduces the emerging discovery of artemisinin in antitumor, antibacterial infection, anti-inflammation, and antiaging contexts. In 1992 nitric oxide (NO) was voted ?Molecule of the Year? by Science magazine, and the discovery of its physiological... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 139.00
This book reviews classical epidemiological and clinical research studies, with a focus on aging. Chapters cover methodological topics like the scientific method, ethics, and the consequences of certain exclusion criteria and the work includes a look at clinical concepts like multi morbidity, frailty and functionality. The authors reveal the issues... more...
- 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...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 189.00
?This book looks at aging through research on Drosophila, the fruit fly that is one of the most widely used model organisms in bio gerontology. Work in model organisms can expand the theoretical knowledge of aging: it yields valuable insight into the molecular and cellular processes that underlie aging process, and it can perhaps provide new therapeutic... more...