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  • Geriatric Palliative Care, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine,by 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$ 26.64

    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...

  • Angehörige pflegenby M. Döbele

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 2.65

    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...

  • Caring for Older People in the Communityby Angela Hudson; Lesley Moore

    Wiley 2009; US$ 61.99 US$ 53.72

    Caring for older people encompasses complex physical, social and psychological needs, and poses many diverse challenges for nurses. Caring for Older People in the Community provides nurses with an up to date practical resource that explores these challenges. Throughout the book the use of reflection points and scenarios enable the reader to reflect... more...

  • Dignity in Care for Older Peopleby Lennart Nordenfelt

    Wiley 2009; US$ 95.99 US$ 83.19

    The notion of quality of life has for several decades been well-established in ethical debate about health care and the care of older people.  Dignity in Care for Older People highlights the notion of dignity within the care of the elderly, focusing on the importance of theoretical concepts. Primarily based on a Research Project, Dignity... more...

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

    Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 109.99

    2010 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner in Critical Care--Emergency Nursing! Designated a Doody's Core Title! "This evidence-based book is an excellent reference for ensuring high-quality management of the elderly and of their particular needs in the critical care setting." --AJN "[This] book's contents run the gamut of elder problems... more...