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- 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...
- Springer New York 2017; US$ 93.96
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 13.61
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...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.40
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...
- Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 29.95
Transnational Aging and Reconfigurations of Kin Work documents the social and emotional contributions of older persons to their families in settings shaped by migration, their everyday lives in domestic and community spaces, and in the context of intergenerational relationships and diasporas. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.00
In this book, leading authors in the field discuss the habitats of tomorrow. These habitats will be connected through autonomous and assistive systems, turning habitats into health resorts. This book discusses how assistance technologies enable a smooth transition from comfortable health support to medical or nursing care. The contributions have... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 162.01
This unique and richly illustrated volume presents the state of the art in the comprehensive management of major neurosurgical diseases in the elderly (aged 65 and over). It explores all of the common neurosurgical pathologies affecting elderly patients, and emphasizes the paramount importance of tailored management strategies for quality of life.... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 64.80
This book provides a basic introduction to geriatric telepsychiatry, including potential benefits and drawbacks of utilizing this treatment modality. The text discusses applications in academic, public, federal, and educational settings and suggests practical guidelines for implementing and maintaining a telepsychiatry program. As the elder population... more...