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- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 44.00
Timely and practical book, addressing a core topic in Adult Nursing where there are few textbooks available. Chapters include practice scenarios, case studies and activities to equip students with the skills they need to challenge poor practice and implement strategies to improve the care of older people. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95
An essential text for practitioners and students wishing to stay abreast of the latest developments in the field, this book brings together the latest international research and evidence-based practice in the field of dementia and intellectual disabilities, describing clearly the relevance and implications for support and services. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 26.95
Cultural sensitivity is a key component of person-centred dementia care. This book acts as a rich source of information and ideas for all those interested in creating culturally-appropriate outdoor spaces and experiences for people with dementia, providing useful information and theory as well as inspiration for practice. more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 20.13
Lange zu leben und somit auch alt zu werden, finden viele Menschen erstrebenswert - wirklich alt und abhängig sein möchte dagegen niemand. So ist der Wunsch groß, die späte Lebensphase möglichst von Angst, Schmerz und Verlust freizuhalten. Doch welche Konsequenzen ergeben sich daraus für eine Gesellschaft, die stetig altert? Die Autorinnen und Autoren... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 9.99
Rat und Tat für pflegende Angehörige mit empathischen und leicht verständlichen Antworten auf die wichtigsten Fragen. Die Autorin kennt die Probleme und Fragen durch ihre jahrelange Tätigkeit als Leiterin von Angehörigenkursen. Praxisnah erläutert sie Grundpflege, Ernährung, Lagerung, Krankenbeobachtung, Vorbeugung vor Zweiterkrankungen, Dekubitus-... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 89.99
Intermediate care comprises strategies which allow early discharge from acute care, prevent admission or re-admission to acute care and avoid bed-blocking in both acute and long-term residential care. It encompasses a range of short-term options including rapid response, hospital at home, residential rehabilitation, supported discharge and day rehabilitation.... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 50.00
The Gerontological Nurse Certification Review is an invaluable reference and certification test review guide for nurses preparing for RN Gerontological certification. Students studying gerontology, teachers preparing gerontology classes, and RNs working with older adults will also find this a practical and useful resource. The text presents information... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 57.99
Caring for older people encompasses complex physical, social and psychological needs, and poses many diverse challenges for nurses. Caring for Older People in the Community provides nurses with an up to date practical resource that explores these challenges. Throughout the book the use of reflection points and scenarios enable the reader to reflect... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 99.00
In increasing numbers, geriatric patients are being treated in intensive and critical care, as well as by trauma and emergency departments. This book is an evidence-based, best-practices guide that directs the bedside care of critically ill elders by practicing ICU nurses in an area where the care needs and issues differ from those of younger adults.... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 89.99
The notion of quality of life has for several decades been well-established in ethical debate about health care and the care of older people. Dignity in Care for Older People highlights the notion of dignity within the care of the elderly, focusing on the importance of theoretical concepts. Primarily based on a Research Project, Dignity and... more...