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Gerontology

  • Agingby Lewis R. Aiken

    SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 126.00

    In this interdisciplinary text, Lewis R Aiken examines the elements that influence people in the later stages of life. Beginning with an historical overview of gerontology, the author discusses both pragmatic and philosophical concerns within the field. Factors impacting the process and results of ageing are carefully outlined and address such... more...

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

    Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 82.00

    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$ 75.99

    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$ 26.00

    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...

  • Facilitating Aging in Place: Safe, Sound, and Secure, An Issue of Nursing Clinics,by Lazelle E. Benefield

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2014; US$ 99.00

    Facilitating Aging in Place: Safe, Sound, and Secure, An Issue of Nursing Clinics, more...

  • Geriatrische Rehabilitationby Maren Bey

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 18.37

    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 Homeby D. Peter Birkett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95

    Get the vital clinical information you need with this comprehensive handbook! In the decade since the first edition of this book, dramatic changes have taken place in the field of geriatric psychiatry. Psychiatry in the Nursing Home, Second Edition, presents timely information on the newest trends in law, culture, and medications, while still offering... 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...