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- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 195.00
This interdisciplinary clinical reference encompasses more than 310 current entries on a broad range of topics related to geriatrics and geriatric care across multiple health care disciplines. The third edition reflects the many advances in geriatrics that have occurred since the publication of the second edition in 2006. It contains the updated, evidence-based... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Older people who would prefer to stay in their homes and states whose funds are being depleted by the rising costs of Medicaid payments to nursing homes find the current system of long-term care unsatisfactory. From Nursing Homes to Home Care arms educators, policymakers, public health professionals, gerontologists, and advocacy groups with the information... more...
- 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...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 20.80
Lange zu leben und somit auch alt zu werden, finden viele Menschen erstrebenswert - wirklich alt und abhängig sein möchte dagegen niemand. So ist der Wunsch groß, die späte Lebensphase möglichst von Angst, Schmerz und Verlust freizuhalten. Doch welche Konsequenzen ergeben sich daraus für eine Gesellschaft, die stetig altert? Die Autorinnen und Autoren... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Environmental gerontology ? the research on aging and environment ? evolved during the late 1960s, when the domain became a relevant topic due to societal concerns with the problems of housing for elderly people. The field proliferated during the 1970s and 1980s, and remains viable and active today on an international scale. However, in recent times,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
In the past decade, evidence based practice (EBP) has emerged as one of the most important movements to improve the effectiveness of clinical care. As the number of older adults continues to grow, it is essential that practitioners have knowledge of effective strategies to improve both the medical and the psychosocial aspects of older persons' lives.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
This is a practical and accessible guide for those supervising case managers, personal care providers, and interns working in community services and long-term care of older persons. This updated edition expands its focus by offering the latest ideas and proven "practice wisdom" for handling many of the field?s most common problems. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
This multidisciplinary work re-examines issues of aging with dignity and spiritual meaning. Aging, Spirituality, and Pastoral Care: A Multi-National Perspective addresses such issues as social and spiritual isolation, the wisdom of the aging, the need for intimacy, sexuality among older people, living with dementia, and the spiritual dimensions of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00
The Last Years of Long Lives is a unique account of that period of old age which precedes death. Based on 400 complete individual histories and covering a twenty-year period, it looks at the experiences of people over eighty years old in three important areas: disability, family life and health care. Using the life-course approach to research,... more...