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Gerontology

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Dementia Care in Nursingby Sue Barker; Michele Board

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 33.00

    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$ 44.00

    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$ 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...

  • Betreuung und Pflege geistig behinderter und chronisch psychisch kranker Menschen im Alterby Christina Ding-Greiner; Andreas Kruse

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2009; US$ 33.47

    Die Betreuung und Pflege älterer Menschen mit geistiger Behinderung oder mit chronisch psychischer Erkrankung erfordert von den Mitarbeitern ein differenziertes berufliches Kompetenzprofil; ihre Ausbildung entspricht nur in Teilen den Anforderungen, die der berufliche Alltag stellt. In zwei praxisbezogenen, sich einander ergänzenden Perspektiven werden... more...