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Gerontology

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

    Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 94.99

    "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 the long-term handicapped."... more...

  • Preventing Patient Fallsby CCRN RN PhD Janice M Morse

    Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 69.99

    Patient falls continue to be a serious concern within hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care facilities. When caring for elderly and disabled patients, a fall prevention program is vital. This authoritative and practical book outlines the process for developing and maintaining a fall prevention program in health care institutions. Morse... 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...

  • End of Lifeby Lynn FAAN AHN-BC RN PhD Keegan; Carole Ann TNSCP TNS RN PhD Drick

    Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 59.99

    2011 AJN Book of the Year Winner in both Gerontologic Nursing and Hospice and Palliative Care! "The book is easy to read and is essential to all who work and care for those at the end of life." -- David Shields , RN, MSN, QTTT Assistant Professor of Nursing Capital University "The book is thought provoking and, if you are like me, you will... 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 CNE RN EdD MSN Donna J. Bowles

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 59.99

    Designated a Doody's Core Title! "This is an excellent teaching guide and resource manual for instructors, gerontological nursing students, and practicing nurses and social workers who wish to learn more about geriatric concerns and care. It will be kept by nursing students long after they graduate as a guide to resources that will be valuable... more...

  • Advanced Practice Nursing Ethics in Chronic Disease Self-Managementby FAAN MSN PhD Barbara Klug Redman

    Springer Publishing Company 2012; US$ 54.99

    Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! The trend toward patient self-management (PSM) of chronic disease is accelerating at a rapid pace along with the evolution of home-based or mobile technologies to support this care. Yet the development of self-management practice standards and advanced practice nursing support has been haphazard. This book fills... more...

  • Dementia Care in Nursingby Sue Barker; Michele Board

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 27.00

    This book gives nursing students a robust foundation for understanding and developing skills to work with people experiencing dementia. more...

  • End-of-Life Nursing Careby Annie Pettifer; Joanna De Souza

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 37.00

    End of life care and palliative care is core to undergraduate nursing training. Packed with case studies and action points for student reflection, this is only book on the market targeted specifically at nurses and is more succinct than the competing titles which are suitable for those on medical degrees. more...

  • Environmental Gerontologyby Rick J. Scheidt; Benyamin Schwarz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...