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Gerontology

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  • Qigong for Wellbeing in Dementia and Agingby Stephen Rath; LauRha Frankfort; The Natural Healing Research Foundation

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 24.95

    This book presents easy-to-follow Qigong exercises and key nutritional information that can help older people, who may be frail or have limited mobility, to improve and maintain their health and mobility, and to address symptoms associated with dementia. Accompanying illustrations and online videos will guide you through each exercise. more...

  • Angehörige pflegen: Ein Ratgeber für die Hauskrankenpflege (German Edition)by Martina Dobele

    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...

  • Gerontological Nurse Certification Reviewby Meredith Wallace; Sheila Grossman

    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...

  • Critical Care Nursing of Older Adultsby Marquis D. Foreman; Terry T. Fulmer; Koen Milisen

    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...

  • Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols for Best Practiceby Marie Boltz; Elizabeth Capezuti; Terry T. Fulmer

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 89.00

    "Now more than ever, nurses are called upon to lead efforts to embed evidence-based practice in daily operations. As the IOM report states, 'nurses have key roles to play as team members and leaders for a reformed and better-integrated, patient-centered health care system.' The process of implementing sweeping change in health care will... more...

  • Restorative Care Nursing for Older Adultsby Barbara Resnick; Elizabeth Galik; Marie Boltz

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 60.00

    "[This] book provides a practical hands-on perspective for implementing function focused care in all settings [It] is a unique resource that is relevant for all nurses and health care providers working with older adults. In addition to addressing functional decline, function-focused care provides a fresh and practical solution to many of the problems... more...

  • The Craft of Life Course Researchby Glen H. Jr. Elder; Janet Z. Giele

    Guilford Publications 2009; US$ 46.00

    This book brings together prominent investigators to provide a comprehensive guide to doing life course research, including an “inside view? of how they designed and carried out influential longitudinal studies. Using vivid examples, the contributors trace the connections between early and later experience and reveal how researchers and graduate... more...

  • Fast Facts for the Gerontology Nurseby Charlotte Eliopoulos

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 30.00

    This convenient and easy-to-use pocket-sized reference provides gerontology nurses with the foundational knowledge they need to provide all aspects of safe, effective care to older patients. It contains crucial evidence-based information that enables nurses to differentiate between normal and abnormal findings, understand the presentation and management... more...

  • Lernfelder der Altenpflegeby Friedhelm Henke

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 15.32

    Entsprechend der Anlage 1 zu § 1 Abs. 1 der Altenpflegeausbildungs- und Prüfungsverordnung (AltPflAPrV) ist das Buch in vier Lernbereiche und 14 Lernfelder unterteilt. Jedes Lernfeld beginnt mit einleitenden Fallbeispielen aus der Praxis. Der Titel umfasst: Aufgaben und Konzepte in der Altenpflege, Unterstützung alter Menschen bei der Lebensgestaltung... more...

  • Standfest und Stabilby Jörn Winkler; Petra Regelin

    Meyer & Meyer 2011; US$ 14.54

    "Standfest und Stabil" ist ein Bewegungskurs, der die Gleichgewichtsfähigkeit, die Beinmuskelkraft und die Alltagsbewältigungskompetenz älterer Menschen trainiert. Dadurch werden die Standfestigkeit und die Bewegungssicherheit im Alltag erhalten und das Sturzrisiko reduziert. Das Programm basiert auf den neuesten wissenschaftlichen Erkenntnissen... more...