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- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 209.00
This book covers the origins and subsequent history of research results in which attempts have been made to clarify issues related to cellular ageing, senescence, and age-related pathologies including cancer. Cellular Ageing and Replicative Senescence revisits more than fifty-five years of research based on the discovery that cultured normal cells... more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences UK 2016; US$ 259.99
The leading reference in the field of geriatric care, Brocklehurst?s Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, 8th Edition , provides a contemporary, global perspective on topics of importance to today?s gerontologists, internal medicine physicians, and family doctors. An increased focus on frailty, along with coverage of key issues in gerontology,... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2016; US$ 19.73
It has been called ?the plague of the 21st century? for its dramatic increase in numbers and the challenge it poses to health care. There are no effective treatments, merely a few drugs that promise only short-lived results. For centuries, those afflicted by Alzheimer's disease have been robbed of their memories and ability to think clearly; while... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 199.95
Our skin changes as we age. It becomes thinner and loses fat, making it less plump and smooth. Clinically, aged skin is characterized by wrinkles, sagging, age spots and dryness. Emphasizing laboratory and clinical research, this book comprehensively describes the molecular mechanisms of human skin-aging and age-related skin diseases. This includes... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 209.95
Building upon the strengths of the popular reference, Cancer in the Elderly, this guide outlines novel approaches in the identification and management of cancer in geriatric populations by world-renowned experts on the topic. Presenting new trends and strategies in surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy, this source presents a multidisciplinary... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 132.95
With people living longer, dementia is now at the forefront of medical research. In answer to this changing trend, Long-Term Management of Dementia presents a stand-alone resource for diagnosis, treatment, and management issues for the patient suffering from this debilitating disease. Topics covered include: Social, legal, economic, and ethical... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 185.95
Healthcare sensor networks (HSNs) now offer the possibility to continuously monitor human activity and physiological signals in a mobile environment. Such sensor networks may be able to reduce the strain on the present healthcare workforce by providing new autonomous monitoring services ranging from simple user-reminder systems to more advanced monitoring... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 130.00
Molecular Basis of Nutrition and Aging: A Volume in the Molecular Nutrition Series focuses on the nutritional issues associated with aging and the important metabolic consequences of diet, nutrition, and health. The book is subdivided into four parts that reflect the impact of nutrition from a biomolecular level to individual health. In Part... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00
This text covers basic principles and practice of on-call psychiatric care in the geriatric patient in various medical settings. It compiles the most likely complaints and provides assessment and management tools for each situation. Written and edited by expert geriatric psychiatrists, emergency psychiatrists, consultation/liaison psychiatrists, geriatricians,... more...