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Geriatrics

  • Thinking About Dementiaby

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 31.95

    Bringing together essays by nineteen respected scholars, this volume approaches dementia from a variety of angles, exploring its historical, psychological, and philosophical implications. The authors employ a cross-cultural perspective that is based on ethnographic fieldwork and focuses on questions of age, mind, voice, self, loss, temporality, memory,... more...

  • Neuropsychiatric and Cognitive Changes in Parkinson's Disease and Related Movement Disordersby Dag Aarsland; Jeffrey Cummings; Daniel Weintraub; K. Ray Chaudhuri

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 96.00

    A broad and in-depth discussion of the important, but still uninformed, field of behavioral disturbances associated with Parkinson's disease. more...

  • Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatryby Mohammed T. Abou-Saleh; Cornelius Katona; null

    Wiley 2011; US$ 296.95 US$ 267.26

    The renowned Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry , now in its third edition, addresses the social and biological concepts of geriatric mental health from an international perspective. Featuring contributions by distinguished authors from around the world, the book offers a distinctive angle on issues in this continually developing discipline.... more...

  • Urodynamicsby Paul Abrams

    Springer London 2006; US$ 91.97

    Lower urinary tract dysfunction produces a huge burden on sufferers in particular and on society in general. Lower urinary tract symptoms have a high prevalence in the community: 5% of children aged 10 wet the bed,while 15% of women and 7% of men have troublesome incontinence; and in elderly men of 75,benign prostatic hyperplasia occurs in more than... more...

  • Robert N. Butler, MDby Andy Achenbaum

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 39.99

    Robert Neil Butler (1927?2010) was a scholar, psychiatrist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who revolutionized the way the world thinks about aging. One of the first psychiatrists to engage with older men and women outside of institutional settings, Butler coined the term ?ageism” to draw attention to discrimination against older adults and spent... more...

  • Crossing Frontiersby W. Andrew Achenbaum

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 37.00

    This is the first book-length study of the history of gerontology. It shows how old age became a 'problem' worth investigating and how a mulitidisciplinary orientation took shape. more...

  • Pflegepersonen und demente Pflegeheimbewohnerby Nicole Adam

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 30.10

    Nicole Adam führt im Rahmen eines Literaturreviews eine Recherche in Datenbanken und Suchmaschinen durch, die zeigt, dass Pflegepersonen zum Teil Wissensdefizite im Bereich der Symptome, der Schmerzeinschätzung und der Kommunikation bei Bewohnern und Bewohnerinnen mit Demenz haben. Die Einstellung gegenüber an Demenz Erkrankten ist überwiegend positiv.... more...

  • Dementia Careby Trevor Adams; Jill Manthorpe

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 43.95

    Dementia presents challenges to all those working in health and social care. It is a progressive disease that affects the person with dementia, their families and friends, and the wider community. Dementia affects each person in a unique way. The challenge to professionals is to respond to this uniqueness by providing support that is effective, meaningful... more...

  • Psoriatic Arthritis and Psoriasisby Adewale Adebajo; Wolf-Henning Boehncke; Dafna D. Gladman; Philip J. Mease

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.45

    Educational advancement in the field of psoriatic arthritis which this book will provide is consistent with GRAPPA’s aims and objectives leading to a productive synergy. GRAPPA (Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis), is recognized world wide as the leading international society for the study and promotion of awareness... more...

  • Dependence and Autonomy in Old Ageby George Agich

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 80.00

    In this influential book, George Agich abandons comfortable abstractions to reveal the concrete threats to personal autonomy in long-term care. more...