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Geriatrics

  • Pulmonary Disease in the Aging Patient, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, E-Bookby Sidney S. Braman; Gwen S. Skloot

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2017; US$ 98.99

    This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, guest edited by Drs. Sidney S. Braman and Gwen S. Skloot, is devoted to Pulmonary Disease in the Aging Patient. Articles in this issue include: The Effects of Aging on Lung Structure and Function; Immunosenescence and the Lungs; Epidemiology of Lung Disease in the Elderly; The Evaluation of Dyspnea in the... more...

  • Manual of Cardio-oncologyby Chiara Lestuzzi; Stefano Oliva; Francesco Ferraù

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 164.85

    This concise and handy manual provides straightforward, up-to-date guidance for cardiologists and other practitioners on the management of cancer patients with cardiac problems, whether they be due to the cancer itself or to antineoplastic treatment. Detailed attention is devoted to the various forms of cardiotoxicity associated with chemotherapy and... more...

  • Primary Care for Older Adultsby Michael Wasserman; James Riopelle

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.19

    This book provides a comprehensive and systematic state-of-the science review of major primary care delivery models, how they address specific needs of older adults, and available evidence for their efficacy. Written by experts in the field, this book explores the patient-centered medical home model (PCMH) in depth and dives into the complexities of... more...

  • Clinical Nutrition and Agingby Chad Cox

    Apple Academic Press 2017; US$ 149.95

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Sarcopenia—the loss of muscle mass and strength that occurs with advancing age—is a major health challenge, particularly in North America, Europe, and Japan, which have large aging populations. This compendium volume is a valuable addition to the existing literature, providing state-of-the-art... more...

  • Aging Thoughtfullyby Martha C. Nussbaum; Saul Levmore

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 29.99

    A philosopher and a lawyer-economist examine the challenges of the last third of life. They write about friendship, sex, retirement communities, inheritance, poverty, and the depiction of aging women in films. These essays, or conversations, will help readers of all ages think about how to age well, or at least thoughtfully, and how to interact with... more...

  • Active Surveillance for Localized Prostate Cancerby Laurence Klotz

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.19

    This book explores active surveillance in prostate cancer, covering patient selection, risk assessment, ‘cancer hysteria’ in patients, identifying triggers for intervention, use of PSA kinetics and MRI information and the roles of surveillance and focal therapy. more...

  • Cognitive Assessment for Cliniciansby John R. Hodges

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 39.99

    The updated third edition of Cognitive Assessment for Clinicians is a theoretically-motivated guide to the assessment of patients with cognitive complaints. more...

  • Geriatric Medicineby Balakrishnan Kichu R. Nair

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 94.19

    Written by international experts, this book presents chapters that cover common geriatric conditions including dementia, depression, delirium, falls, polypharmacy, incontinence, immobility, and medication-related issues, as well as neurological, cardiovascular, and endocrine diseases associated with old age. The book also discusses various aspects... more...

  • Lebensqualität im Alterby Rudolf Likar; Günther Bernatzky; Georg Pinter; Wolfgang Pipam; Herbert Janig; Anton Sadjak

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 39.58

    Dieses Buch setzt sich in einer erweiterten und aktualisierten Neuauflage mit dem Thema des Älterwerdens und den daraus resultierenden Änderungen der Befindlichkeit auseinander. Nach einleitenden Kapiteln über grundlegende Aspekte der Lebensqualität, Lebensstil und Bedürfnisse, demographische Prognosen, biologische Grundlagen des Alterns und über verschiedene... more...

  • Rehabilitation Medicine for Elderly Patientsby Stefano Masiero; Ugo Carraro

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.19

    This book clearly explains when and how different rehabilitation techniques should be applied in the aging patient, thereby enabling readers to identify and apply those rehabilitation strategies that will maximize quality of life and functional independence in individual cases. It is specifically designed for ease of consultation and rapid retrieval... more...