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  • Practical Approaches to Infection Control in Residential Aged Careby Kevin. J Kendall

    Ausmed Publications 2004; US$ 29.95

    Overview The overwhelming success of the first edition of Infection Control has lead to this new revised edition. Presented in a no-nonsense, straightforward style, this easy-to-read book is a comprehensive guide to infection control and prevention. Despite significant advances in prevention and therapy, infectious disease is an ever-present... more...

  • Psychiatry in the Nursing Home, Second Editionby D. Peter Birkett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95

    Psychiatry in the Nursing Home, Second Edition, discusses the full range of your concerns, including new government regulations, noisy or incontinent patients, financial issues, absent or warring families, sexual acting out, and staffing problems. In addition, it presents up-to-date information on the most effective psychotropic medications and the... more...

  • Intermediate Care of Older Peopleby Sian Wade

    Wiley 2006; US$ 84.99

    Intermediate care has become a buzzword within health and social care over the last few years. Seen as the panacea for a number of woes, particularly for older people, intermediate care has been held up as a way forward within contemporary health and social care. This text explores in detail what is understood by the concept of intermediate care and,... more...

  • Nursing Care of Older People with Diabetesby Trisha Dunning

    Wiley 2008; US$ 76.99

    Diabetes presents differently in older people and normal ageing processes, predisposition to specific complications, and other co-morbid conditions complicate its management. The underlying philosophy of this book is that there are opportunities for prevention, health maintenance and rehabilitation for older people with diabetes, which can realistically... more...

  • Depression in Later Lifeby Jill Manthorpe; Steve Iliffe

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 27.95

    The authors take a multidisciplinary approach and employ both medical and psycho-social models of depression. The medical model is used to identify symptoms, make diagnoses and work towards optimal treatment. Psycho-social perspectives provide insight into the scale and complexity of the condition and point to its social causes. more...

  • A Guide to the Spiritual Dimension of Care for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementiaby Albert Jewell

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 36.95

    This sensitive and informative book provides guidelines for pastoral visits to people with dementia, showing how to empathise with and support individuals during a visit. Emphasising the importance of retaining dignity and freedom of choice, it also presents practical advice and provides frameworks for leading worship for those with dementia. more...

  • The Management of Pain in Older Peopleby Patricia Schofield

    Wiley 2007; US$ 65.99

    This book will enable readers to understand the principles underpinning the management of pain which a particular emphasis upon the care of the older adult. The chapters will explore concepts that are recognised to be involved in the pain experience but each author will then add their own unique perspective by applying the principles to their specialist... more...

  • Counseling Adults in Transitionby Jane Goodman; Nancy K. Schlossberg; Mary L. Anderson

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 65.00

    Effective adult counseling depends on a successful integration of empirical knowledge and theory with practice. Such a framework continues to be made explicit in this updated third edition of Counseling Adults in Transition, a practical guide for students, teachers, counselors, and all other helping professionals. In the decade since the second edition... more...

  • Dictionary of Health Insurance and Managed Careby David E. Marcinko

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 65.00

    To keep up with the ever-changing field of health care, we must learn new and re-learn old terminology in order to correctly apply it to practice. By bringing together the most up-to-date abbreviations, acronyms, definitions, and terms in the health care industry, the Dictionary offers a wealth of essential information that will help you understand... more...

  • Evidence-Based Behavioral Health Practices for Older Adultsby Sue E. Levkoff; Hongtu Chen; Jane E. Fisher; John S. McIntyre

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 79.00

    The first book on implementation of Evidence Based Practices, this book supports the nation-wide effort to improve services for older Americans in response to the expansion of the aging population and the increasing demand for cost-effective geriatric mental health care. It presents the critically needed guidance for behavioral health care providers... more...