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Book Pages: 256 - Publish Date: 2012-07-20 - Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
Description: Designed for the busy practitioner, Geriatrics presents 97 alphabetically arranged topics covering all major concerns in geriatric rehabilitation ranging from age-related changes to end-of-life care. The first section reviews topics related to normal aging and assessment methods to measure systemic changes. The second section addresses common aging-associated diseases and disorders affecting relev...
Author(s): Carol Leth Stone
Book Pages: 199 - Publish Date: 2011 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Description: According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the rate of growth of the elderly population--defined as individuals age 65 or greater--increased by a factor of 11 in the past century, from 3 million in 1900 to 33 million in 1994. During the same time period, the total population only tripled. By the year 2030, there will be about 72 million older persons, or roughly 1 in 5 among the American population--mor...
Book Pages: 681 - Publish Date: 2007 - Publisher: Saunders
Description: Aids the reader in providing effective care for a growing patient population. Covers the lastest clinical protocols and management challenges in geriatric care. Provides current guidance on systems of care, elder abuse, medication use, sexuality, and more.
Author(s): Henry Woodford
Book Pages: 452 - Publish Date: 2010 - Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
Description: This second edition of Essential Geriatrics has been comprehensively updated and expanded, with entirely new sections on the ageing process and a selection of important topics. In addition there are 100 questions throughout the text in the modern knowledge-based 'best of five' format, with answers.
Author(s): Johnny D. Hoskins
Book Pages: 415 - Publish Date: 2004 - Publisher: W B Saunders Company
Description: This groundbreaking reference is the first and only comprehensive book to address the needs of older dogs and cats, providing the veterinary clinician, veterinary student, and animal health technician with health-related information that is clinically relevant and quickly retrievable in a simple format. It offers a complete and practical review of the causes, incidence, clinical features, diagnosi...
Book Pages: 282 - Publish Date: 2013-06-29 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: This book, Recent Advances in Geriatrics, is based on the proceedings of the 8th Course of the School of Gerontology and Geriatrics held in Erice (Trapani, Italy) at the In ternational Centre for Scientific Culture "Ettore Majorana" on March 20-25, 1997. This international effort was organized jointly by professors from the University of Palermo (It aly) and from Wayne State University (Michigan, ...
Author(s): D. Platt
Book Pages: 490 - Publish Date: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Description: In 1909 a short contribution entitled "Geriatrics" was published in the New York Medical Journal. According to this article, old age represents a distinct period oflife in which the physiologic changes caused by aging are accompanied by an increasing number of pathologic changes. We now know that the organs of the body age neither at the same rate nor to the same extent and that physiologic altera...
Book Pages: 247 - Publish Date: 1990-01 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Description: This book provides the first centralized source of basic information on geriatrics for a multidisciplinary range of health professionals. The annotations found in this volume are written clearly and concisely so that the reader can quickly grasp the essence of each reference. Organized in two sections, resources for individual health care disciplines are identified, followed by resources in health care issues that cut across all disciplines. Each chapter has been compiled by individuals experienced in geriatrics education and practice in their respective discipline or content area.
Book Pages: 280 - Publish Date: 1993-10-22 - Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Description: During the past few decades, the dramatic social changes with regard to our aging population and changes in the family unit have made both demographic and socioeconomic consequences, as well as an effect on matters of social policy. The prestigious editors, George L. Maddox and M. Powell Lawton, have assembled an impressive group of expert contributors whose chapters address topics from the latest theory and research findings to the changing balance of work and families, as well as patterns of kinship.
Author(s): Karen Gershman
Book Pages: 458 - Publish Date: 2009-10-07 - Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Description: Thoroughly revised and updated, the Fourth Edition of this pocket-sized handbook provides comprehensive, concise, evidence-based information on diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the elderly patient. The Little Black Book of Geriatrics is a convenient resource offering quick access to vital information and makes a great reference for solving pressing problems on the ward or in the clinic.

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