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Gerontology

  • Geriatric Neuropsychologyby Deborah K. Attix; Kathleen A. Welsh-Bohmer

    Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 80.00

    This major clinical reference and text is the first volume to systematically address the entire process of neuropsychological assessment and intervention with older adults. The expert editors and contributors detail the current state of knowledge about frequently encountered conditions ranging from mild cognitive impairment to progressive, stable,... more...

  • Medication Management in Care of Older Peopleby Maggi Banning

    Wiley 2008; US$ 72.99

    Medication Management in Care of Older People is an accessible introduction to medication management and its role in the management of older people and their medicines. It addresses key issues in medication management, evaluates professional roles and clinical practice initiatives and explores healthcare policy and prescribing initiatives. This... more...

  • Dementia Care in Nursingby Sue Barker; Michele Board

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 33.00

    This book gives nursing students a robust foundation for understanding and developing skills to work with people experiencing dementia. more...

  • Alcohol Problems in Older Adultsby Kristen Barry; David Oslin; Frederic Blow

    Springer Publishing Company 2001; US$ 75.00

    This manual provides state-of-the-art, practical materials to detect, prevent, and intervene with older adults who are at-risk and problem drinkers. It provides the first systematic, practical approach for working with the growing vulnerable population of older adults who use alcohol at risk levels often unnoticed in everyday clinical practice. Including... more...

  • Explorations in Dementiaby Michael Bender

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2002; US$ 50.95

    Drawing on contemporary theoretical concepts including multiple selves, personal construct theory, intrapsychic survival and the effect of historical and political factors on older people's well being, the author calls for a more positive and constructive approach to improving the lives of people with dementia. more...

  • Geriatrische Rehabilitationby Maren Bey

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 18.35

    Die Rehabilitation von älteren Menschen nach einem Krankenhausaufenthalt gewinnt immer mehr an Bedeutung. Um die Selbstständigkeit und somit auch die Selbstzufriedenheit der Menschen aufrechtzuerhalten oder auch wiederherzustellen, bedarf es nach einem stationären Aufenthalt weiterhin Therapie und Training. Das Buch gibt praktische Tipps, wie im häuslichen... 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...

  • 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...

  • Reducing Stress-related Behaviours in People with Dementiaby Chris Bonner

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 29.95

    This practical book provides simple ways to reduce stress-related behaviours in people with dementia. The author suggests strategies for managing problems with feeding, bathing, toileting and sleep, looks at how to understand and cope with wandering, agitation and inappropriate sexual activity, and discusses ways of defusing aggressive behaviour. more...

  • Gerontology Nursing Case Studiesby Donna J. Bowles

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 55.00

    "The case narrative approach of this book promotes active learning that is more meaningful to students (and practicing nurses) and more likely to increase the transfer of evidence into practice. An excellent resource for faculty (staff educators) to facilitate critical learning skills.". Liz Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN. Dr. John W. Rowe Professor... more...