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  • Prostate Cancerby Meredith Wallace; Lorrie Powel

    Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 85.00

    Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in American adult males. The content of this book, developed by clinical nurse experts, provides information on the state-of-the-art care of men with prostate cancer. Readers will gain a thorough understanding of symptoms, diagnostic methods, treatment options, and psychosocial effects of this disease.... more...

  • The Art of Living Longby Louis Cornaro

    Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 79.00

    Sixteenth century Venetian Ambassador and Renaissance Christian Luigi Cornaro was celebrated in his time for his stance on dietary self-restraint, moderate living, and living to the age of 103. For these hundred of years his classic book has survived as a renowned text on longevity and an inspiring treatise on the path of temperance that the author... more...

  • Assisted Living Nursingby Dr. Barbara Resnick; Dr. Ethel Mitty

    Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 89.00

    "This book, written by and for nurses across the spectrum of nurse providers (advanced practice nurses, delegating nurses, and the direct care workforce), covers all aspects of management as well as the many common clinical problems and syndromes we encounter among older adults. Further, this book proposes wonderful assessment and intervention... more...

  • Physical Change and Agingby Sue V. Saxon; Mary Jean Etten; Elizabeth A. Perkins

    Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 70.00

    This book focuses primarily on physical changes and common pathologies associated with the aging process, and also considers the psychological and social implications of these changes in the lives of older adults. Presented in a detailed, accurate, and readable format, the fifth edition is geared towards older adults as well as their caretakers. The... more...

  • Sensorische Aktivierungby Lore Wehner; Ylva Schwinghammer

    Springer 2009; US$ 29.95

    Sensorische Aktivierung ist ein neuartiges ganzheitliches Förderkonzept für demente Menschen und Menschen hohen Alters. Es unterstützt die Erhaltung und Wiederherstellung wichtiger Alltagskompetenzen und trägt damit wesentlich zu einer Verbesserung der Betreuungsstandards bei. Kernstück des Buchs ist ein umfangreicher Praxisteil, der einen Fundus an... more...

  • Health Promotion and Agingby David Haber

    Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 90.00

    This fifth edition of Health Promotion and Aging has been substantially revised and updated with multiple new sub-sections, topics, and terms in each chapter. This book presents a wide scope of cutting-edge topics including gay aging, Jewish aging, social networking, brain games, the Obama administration's health care reform, mental health parity,... more...

  • Behavior Analysis and Therapy in Nursing Homesby Duane Lundervold; Lewis Lewin

    Charles C Thomas 1992; US$ 40.95

    Research and clinical outcomes have shown that applied behavior analysis can be a very positive force in the development of new models of nursing home care. In addition, "behavioral" approaches to the treatment of behavior problems in nursing homes are typically well received by nurses, physicians and families. Because these approaches to... more...

  • Providing Good Care at Night for Older Peopleby Diana Kerr; Heather Wilkinson

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95

    This book provides night staff, their managers and anyone else with an interest in care homes with the information and practical skills they need to deliver appropriate care at night. The authors look at nutrition and hydration, continence, challenging behaviour, medication, night time checking, pain management and end of life care. more...

  • HANDBOOK PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONSby Sherry M. Cummings; Nancy P. Kropf

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This book provides a synthesis of evidence based psychosocial interventions for older adults and their family members in three domains ? health, mental health and social functioning. The nature and consequences of each issue is discussed and intervention approaches are highlighted. more...

  • From Nursing Homes to Home Careby Marie E Cowart; Jill Quadagno

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.00

    Older people who would prefer to stay in their homes and states whose funds are being depleted by the rising costs of Medicaid payments to nursing homes find the current system of long-term care unsatisfactory. From Nursing Homes to Home Care arms educators , policymakers, public health professionals, gerontologists, and advocacy groups with the information... more...