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Gerontology

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  • Linking Quality of Long-Term Care and Quality of Lifeby Linda S. Noelker; Zev Harel

    Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 85.00

    "This book grapples with some of the most significant issues in long-term care today--that is, becoming more explicit about what should be meant by terms like 'quality of care' and 'quality of Life.'". -- Rosalie A. Kane, DSW, University of Minnesota. "A major resource for all concerned about improving the future for... more...

  • End of Lifeby Lynn Keegan; Carole Ann Drick

    Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 54.00

    This professional clinical guide presents nursing administrators and critical care nurses in acute care agencies, nursing homes, and hospice and palliative care settings with detailed implementation strategies for accommodating dying persons and their loved ones as they make the transition from physical life. Written by nurses for nurses, the text... more...

  • Make Their Daysby Enid Portnoy

    Charles C Thomas 1999; US$ 21.95

    Dealing with the problems of aging becomes a continual process of adapting to change. Older persons who need long-term care can often benefit from special group programs that improve their morale and social functioning. This book is about communication. It provides basic insights into the various forms of the most common interpersonal activity. It... more...

  • Gerontology Nursing Case Studiesby Donna J. Bowles

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 55.00

    "The case narrative approach of this book promotes active learning that is more meaningful to students (and practicing nurses) and more likely to increase the transfer of evidence into practice. An excellent resource for faculty (staff educators) to facilitate critical learning skills.". Liz Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN. Dr. John W. Rowe Professor... more...

  • Environmental Gerontologyby Rick J. Scheidt; Benyamin Schwarz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    Environmental gerontology ? the research on aging and environment ? evolved during the late 1960s, when the domain became a relevant topic due to societal concerns with the problems of housing for elderly people. The field proliferated during the 1970s and 1980s, and remains viable and active today on an international scale. However, in recent times,... more...

  • Gerontological Careby Claire Welford

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 10.99

    As the world population ages and people live longer, nurses and healthcare workers, no matter what area they work in, will encounter older people. This guide aims to provide you with the basic but fundamental knowledge you will need to care for older people. more...

  • The Dementia Care Workbookby Gary Morris

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 44.00

    This workbook builds upon the person-centred approach to dementia care, and gives students, practitioners and carers a new way of looking at dementia and the people who live with it. more...

  • Checklisten Krankheiten im Alterby Stefanie Gurk

    Elsevier Health Sciences Germany 2011; US$ 19.55

    Alle Pflegenden, die mit älteren Menschen arbeiten, brauchen Informationen zu spezifischen, komplexen Krankheitsbildern des Alters. Da ist schnelles Nachschlagen gefragt - am besten in den ?Checklisten Krankheiten im Alter''. Hier finden Sie: die wichtigsten geriatrischen Krankheitsbilder, wertvolle Hinweise zur Verlaufsform beim älteren Menschen,... more...

  • Praxisanleitung in der Altenpflegeby Ingrid Völkel; Susanne Lunk

    Elsevier Health Sciences Germany 2009; US$ 26.06

    Das Buch unterstützt PraxisanleiterInnen in der Weiterbildung und beantwortet Fragen wie z.B.: Welche gesetzlichen und organisatorischen Rahmenbedingung spielen in der praktischen Ausbildung eine Rolle? Welche Inhalte müssen den Schülerinnen vermittelt werden? Wie ist eine Anleitung durchzuführen? Welche Inhalte sind für welches Ausbildungsjahr... more...

  • Dokumentation in der Altenpflegeby Elke Erika Rösen

    Elsevier Health Sciences Germany 2011; US$ 23.32

    Niemand weiß alles, deshalb ist die Pflegedokumentation so wichtig und ein wesentlicher Bestand der täglichen Arbeit - sei es, um Kollegen zu informieren, oder um den Ansprüchen des MDKs gerecht zu werden. Dieses Buch zeigt Ihnen, - warum dokumentiert werden muss, - wann dokumentiert werden muss, - wo dokumentiert werden muss, wie die Dokumentation... more...