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  • Facilitating Aging in Place: Safe, Sound, and Secure, An Issue of Nursing Clinics, E-Bookby Lazelle E. Benefield

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2014; US$ 99.00

    The articles appearing in this geriatrics-focused issue are consistent with the collaborative and translational concepts held by a life course perspective. Each supports interprofessional collaboration and some are either authored or coauthored by interdisciplinary colleagues. Three goals are reflected in these articles: keeping community-dwelling... more...

  • Medical Implications of Elder Abuse and Neglect, An Issue of Clinics in Geratric Medicine, E-Bookby Lisa Gibbs

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2014; US$ 99.00

    This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, devoted to Medical Implications of Elder Abuse and Neglect, is edited by Drs. Lisa Gibbs and Laura Mosqueda. Articles in this issue include: Physiology of Aging; Understanding the Medical Markers of Elder Abuse and Neglect: Physical Exam Findings; Medical Markers of Elder Abuse and Neglect: Laboratory Findings;... more...

  • Geriatric Palliative Care, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, E-Bookby Madeline Leong

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2015; US$ 98.99

    This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine is devoted to Palliative Care.  Guest Editors Thomas Smith, MD and Madeline Leong, MD have assembled a group of expert authors to review the following topics: Palliative Care in the Era of Healthcare Redesign; Communications to Patients; Communications by Professionals; International Palliative Care; Public... more...

  • Fast Facts for the Long-Term Care Nurseby RN PhD MPH Charlotte Eliopoulos

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 9.99

    Today, more than 10 million people in the United States require some form of long-term care, a number that is rapidly increasing and will continue to do so for years to come. This concise and user-friendly resource contains the fundamental information long-term care nurses need to provide all aspects of safe and effective care to their patients in... more...

  • Circles of Careby Ann Cason; Reeve Lindbergh

    Shambhala 2001; US$ 13.99

    "My parent needs help, but refuses to consider a nursing home." That’s the dilemma facing millions of baby boomers today. How can we ensure responsible, compassionate, even uplifting care for our aging parents at home? Mindfulness is key, Ann Cason writes. Good care begins with watching and listening, with entering the elder's world and accepting... more...

  • Das Warten auf einen Heimplatz aus Sicht der Angehörigenby Lydia Neubert

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 28.22

    Lydia Neubert geht der Frage nach, wie Angehörige die Wartezeit auf einen Heimplatz für ein pflegebedürftiges Familienmitglied erleben. Die Autorin führt dazu fünf leitfadengestützte, episodische Interviews mit Angehörigen, von denen entweder ein Elternteil oder der Ehepartner in eine stationäre Alten- und Pflegeeinrichtung gezogen ist. Die digital... more...

  • Handlungspraktiken in der mobilen Pflegetätigkeitby Martina Bogensberger

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 28.22

    Martina Bogensberger rekonstruiert die Erfahrungsräume der Mitarbeiter und Mitarbeiterinnen in der mobilen Pflege mit Personen mit Demenz anhand der dokumentarischen Methode nach Ralf Bohnsack. In fünf Gruppendiskussionen werden die Handlungspraktiken im Arbeitsalltag des Pflegepersonals dargestellt. Die Haupttypologie „Vom Phantom zur Mutter“ zeigt... more...

  • Angehörige pflegenby M. Döbele

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 2.81

    Von der Expertin: Know-how für pflegende Angehörige. Die Autorin kennt die Probleme und Fragen durch ihre jahrelange Tätigkeit als Leiterin von Angehörigenkursen. Hier gibt sie empathische und leicht verständliche Antworten auf die wichtigsten Fragen… more...

  • Intermediate and Continuing Careby Brenda Roe; Roger Beech

    Wiley 2008; US$ 95.99 US$ 83.19

    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...

  • Gerontological Nurse Certification Reviewby APRN-BC PhD Meredith Wallace; FAAN APRN-BC PhD Sheila C. Grossman

    Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 49.99

    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...