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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Social Structuresby K. Warner Schaie

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 84.00

    Examines the effects of the aging baby boomers in America on health care, migration and immigration and how it can support the tax health care networks, cultural issues regarding access to health care, and changing cultural attitudes towards marriage and family that are affecting the relationships between the elderly and their communities. 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...

  • Encyclopedia of Agingby Richard Schulz; Linda Noelker; Kenneth Rockwood; Richard Sprott

    Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 499.00

    Since its inception in 1987, Encyclopedia of Aging has proven to be the definitive resource for scholars and students across the burgeoning and increasingly interdisciplinary fields of gerontology and geriatrics. Like its three esteemed predecessors, the fourth edition contains concise, readable explorations of hundreds of terms, concepts, and issues... more...

  • Essentials of Gerontological Nursingby Meredith Wallace

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 45.00

    Addresses basic competencies by focusing on clinical practice and presenting research-based "best practices" for effective care of older adults in various settings. Designed to fit into a one-semester course, this work provides essential clinical information needed to care for older adults. more...

  • Medical Sociology and Old Ageby Paul Higgs; Ian Rees Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95

    The nature of health in later life has conventionally been studied from two perspectives. Medical sociologists have focused on the failing body, chronic illness, infirmity and mortality, while social gerontologists on the other hand have focused on the epidemiology of old age and health and social policy. By examining these perspectives, Higgs and... more...

  • Care of Arthritis in the Older Adultby Ann Schmidt Luggen; Sue E. Meiner

    Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 75.00

    This concise guide provides nurses with the tools to help older adults with arthritis achieve the highest possible quality of life. Practical tips on nursing management, self care, and the importance of exercise are a focus throughout. Part one presents specific arthritic conditions in a uniform format -- epidemiology, clinical features and management,... more...