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100 Questions & Answers about Liver Cancer

100 Questions & Answers about Liver Cancer

ISBN: 9780763747541
Published by: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

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A Handbook of Dementia Care

A Handbook of Dementia Care

ISBN: 9780335203833
Published by: Open University Press

Provides a multidisciplinary guide to what we know about dementia and dementia care. This book demonstrates the value of a range of perspectives in understanding dementia care, reviews the thinking about good practice, and examines key ethical issues. It also explores the way organizations, policy and research shape dementia care.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Activities for Older People

Activities for Older People

ISBN: 9780750647410
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Drawing on his wide experience, the author has included the activities that work. For the carers of people with dementia, this book is also of interest to occupational therapists, physiotherapists, nurses, carers, care home providers, and family friends.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Ageing

Ageing

ISBN: 9781861563118
Published by: John Wiley & Sons

Much has been written about healthcare for older people, but the ageing process affects people of all ages; ageing, rather than old people, has received scant attention within healthcare literature. This book addresses this paucity. It explores key perspectives of the ageing process. Ageing and old age are not necessarily synonymous. Ageing is a complex, multi-faceted concept and so is explored through three different perspectives, chronological, sociological and physiological. Although the majority of chap... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Ageing Well

Ageing Well

ISBN: 9780335215096
Published by: Open University Press

What is quality of life? What is quality of life in older age? How can quality of life in older age be improved? This book explores concepts of quality of life in older age in the theoretical literature and presents the views of a national sample of people aged sixty- five years or older.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Aging - the Paradox of Life

Aging -  the Paradox of Life

ISBN: 9781402056406
Published by: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group

For centuries people have been puzzled by the inevitability of human ageing. For most of the second half of the twentieth century ageing remained a mystery, or an unsolved biological problem. This book aims to dispel ignorance by explaining what are the reasons of ageing and the myth of excessive prolongation of life in non-technical language.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Alive and Kicking

Alive and Kicking

ISBN: 9780862422899
Published by: Age Concern Books

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Better Elder Care

Better Elder Care

ISBN: 9781582551043
Published by: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Better ElderCare: A Nurse's Guide to Caring for Older Adults helps you adapt your nursing care to meet the special needs of older patients in any inpatient or outpatient setting, including acute care, long-term care, subacute care, home care, and adult day care. Its broad range of topics and unique features make it a first-rate resource for those who want to provide the best possible care for their geriatric patients.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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CAMDEX-R Boxed Set

CAMDEX-R Boxed Set

ISBN: 9780521462617
Published by: Cambridge University Press

CAMDEX is a diagnostic assessment which provides a way to identify dementia, and to differentiate it from other common disorders and the normal processes of ageing. It may be administered in the community or in hospital by doctors or other mental health professionals. CAMDEX-R is the newly revised and updated version of this internationally acclaimed instrument. For the first time the range of information required for differential diagnosis of the varying forms of dementia is available in a single standardi... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Care-Giving in Dementia (v. 3)

Care-Giving in Dementia (v. 3)

ISBN: 9781583911914
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Dealing with the field of care-giving in dementia, this book presents the developments in its diagnosis, treatment and care. It covers topics, such as: visuo-perceptual changes in Alzheimer's disease; the Alzheimer Cafe concept; attachment in dementia; the role of humour in dementia; the awareness context of persons with dementia; and more.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Case Studies in Geriatric Medicine

Case Studies in Geriatric Medicine

ISBN: 9780521531757
Published by: Cambridge University Press

This case-based approach to geriatric medicine is suitable for all health professionals and trainees who provide care for the elderly, including interns, residents, geriatric fellows, physicians in practice, and nurse practitioners. Illustrated with more than forty cases based on the authors' experience in clinical practice, the examples range from the healthy elderly to those with advanced cognitive or physical impairments. Discussions are evidence based with extensive references, emphasizing differential... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Challenging Behaviour in Dementia

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia

ISBN: 9780863883972
Published by: Speechmark Publishing Ltd

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Children's and Young People's Nursing in Practice

Children's and Young People's Nursing in Practice

ISBN: 9781403933935
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan

Features PBL approach which encourages critical thinking and engages readers in a learning process about child health, and the nursing of children/families. Covering the key content of a children's nursing course, this book presents material to initiate the learning process, including case studies grounded in clinical practice.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Children's Nursing Procedures

Children's Nursing Procedures

ISBN: 9781856421881
Published by: Mark Allen Group

Offers descriptions of clinical procedures for nursing students and newly qualified staff nurses for their everyday working lives within the child field of practice. This book details the crucial considerations which encompass risk assessment, consent and child safeguarding. It includes exercise to help readers practice and hone their skills.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Client Profiles in Nursing (2)

Client Profiles in Nursing (2)

ISBN: 9781841101507
Published by: Cambridge University Press

This book is the second examining the adult and elderly and addresses the needs of the undergraduate nurse.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Cognitive Analytic Therapy and Later Life

Cognitive Analytic Therapy and Later Life

ISBN: 9781583911464
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Highlighting how any attempt to work psychotherapeutically with older people must take into account the effects of working within a context of institutional ageism, this title explores the specialist skills required when working with older people.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Dementia and Aging Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Dementia and Aging Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

ISBN: 9780876309162
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Synthesizing data that has previously been scattered across the spectrum of knowledge, Dementia, Aging, and Intellectual Disabilities provides the most up-to-date information available about dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and related disorders as they affect persons with mental disabilities. Written in plain language, this definitive handbook examines: the biology and physiology of dementia; neurological and medical complications associated with dementia; the best practices to meet the needs of aging client... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential

Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing and Residential

ISBN: 9781843103189
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Looks at front-line staff working with dementia sufferers to examine their working practice. This training manual provides a framework for care work in line with statutory requirements and national training standards. It is packed with photocopiable training exercises, discussion points and questions.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Design for Nature in Dementia Care

Design for Nature in Dementia Care

ISBN: 9781843105718
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Adopts a holistic and person-centred approach to caring for dementia sufferers by considering their emotional, psychological and spiritual well-being. This book provides comprehensive examples of the wide range of ways a person can connect to nature through indoor and outdoor activities, elements and environments.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Drug Therapy in Old Age

Drug Therapy in Old Age

ISBN: 9780471941491
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

The elderly are currently the fastest growing sector of the population. This volume seeks to be a practical, concise and accurate guide to the use of drug therapy in the elderly, covering the area from an international perspective and across a wide array of body systems and drug types.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Elderly Care Medicine

Elderly Care Medicine

ISBN: 9781405157124
Published by: Blackwell Publishing Ltd

Discusses the physiological changes of ageing and how this effects the presentation and treatment of disease in the elderly patient. This title reflects advances in knowledge and developments in management. It features information on health and social care for the elderly.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Elderly Medicine

Elderly Medicine

ISBN: 9780443103025
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Provides emphasis on practical advice on the common problems of the elderly. This book covers both the practice of medicine for the elderly and also generic skills required by various doctors at this stage in their training. It is aimed at the training requirements of Specialist Registrars.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Environment and Identity in Later Life

Environment and Identity in Later Life

ISBN: 9780335215119
Published by: Open University Press

Exploring the relationship between environment and identity for older people, this ethnographic study features older people who talk about their situations and experiences of space and place. It also examines the experience of men and women of different ages and cultures living in a range of different kinds of places.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Essential Facts in Geriatric Medicine

Essential Facts in Geriatric Medicine

ISBN: 9781857758672
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

In response to the new diploma in geriatric medicine, three British physicians review the clinical aspects of old age and the clinical problems encountered in old age. They outline age-associated physiological changes, the principles of rehabilitation, pharmacology, and the legal aspects of working with the elderly, and provide guidelines for preve... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Essential Geriatrics

Essential Geriatrics

ISBN: 9781846191701
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Geriatric medicine has long had a passionate beating 'heart', attracting doctors, nurses and therapists with tremendous enthusiasm to improve the care for older people. This book describes the knowledge and evidence base essential for practitioners of geriatric medicine.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Evaluating Mental Health Services for Older People

Evaluating Mental Health Services for Older People

ISBN: 9781857756104
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

This book provides a comprehensive account of the current developments in mental health services for older people and describes a robust model for evaluating health and social care to improve these services. Drawing on international experience, it provides accounts of the development of mental health services for older people in the UK, Europe, the USA, Canada and Australia. The approaches to evaluating health and social care in these countries are all outlined, and a comparative analysis is given.Manage... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Falls in Older People

Falls in Older People

ISBN: 9780521680998
Published by: Cambridge University Press

The book is written in three parts: epidemiology and falls risk factors, strategies for prevention, and future research directions. New material covers studies of tripping, slipping and stepping that accurately reflect situations in which people fall, and recent research on visual, neuropsychological and medical risk factors. The book also reviews the numerous new randomized controlled trials that have examined the effects of exercise, visual, cardiovascular and environmental interventions in preventing fal... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Family Centred Care

Family Centred Care

ISBN: 9780333922934
Published by: Palgrave Macmillan

Family-centred care is a fundamental concept upon which nursing care for children is based. This text addresses both the theoretical and practical components, highlights its challenges and responsibilities and, through the use of case study examples, provides a framework for practice.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Gender and Ageing

Gender and Ageing

ISBN: 9780335213191
Published by: Open University Press

Contains original chapters on gender and ageing, addressing emergent areas within gender and ageing, including gender identity and masculinity in later life. This work emphasizes the changing gender roles and relationships, gender identity and an examination of masculinities in midlife and later life. It is for those studying social gerontology.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Gender and Ageing

Gender and Ageing

ISBN: 9780335213207
Published by: Open University Press

Contains original chapters on gender and ageing. This work emphasizes the changing gender roles and relationships, gender identity and an examination of masculinities in midlife and later life. It is for those studying social gerontology, sociology of later life, gender studies, health and community care and social policy.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Geriatric Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

Geriatric Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

ISBN: 9780192630841
Published by: Oxford University Press, USA

A significant proportion of hospitalized older patients will experience mental health problems, and medical units lacking specialist old age psychiatry services must rely on adult psychiatric and consultation liaison services for support. This is a guide to the psychiatric support of older patients on the medical, surgical and geriatric wards.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Geriatric Medicine

Geriatric Medicine

ISBN: 9780387955148
Published by: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.

Offers comprehensive coverage of diseases, common problems, and medical care of older persons, offering an evidence-based approach.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Geriatric Neuropsychology

Geriatric Neuropsychology

ISBN: 9781841694436
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Written by clinicians and researchers, this book examines age-related considerations in the construction of test batteries and conduction of interviews, necessary test accommodations, the relationship between test results and neuroimaging findings, and more. It also lists resources to promote quality of life in the elderly and their families.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Geriatric Rehabilitation

Geriatric Rehabilitation

ISBN: 9780131708266
Published by: Pearson Education Limited

This completely updated third edition of Geriatric Rehabilitation provides a comprehensive look at the specific needs of elderly patients and the practical components of their rehabilitation. The new reader-friendly format and improved illustrations enhance the overall learning experience and help to clearly convey the essential theoretical and clinical points.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual

Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual

ISBN: 9780443102332
Published by: Churchill Livingstone

Provides guidance on the evaluation and treatment of geriatric diseases and disorders. This book covers incidence of disorders, diagnostic tests, associated diagnoses, clinical implications for mobility, and rehabilitation techniques.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Gerontological Nursing

Gerontological Nursing

ISBN: 9780781744287
Published by: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Focusing on elder-centered care, this title highlights how to promote the type of high-quality life that older adults desire and need. It includes such features as: key concept boxes, points to ponder boxes, critical thinking exercises, and sample care plans.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Growing Older

Growing Older

ISBN: 9780335215072
Published by: Open University Press

Growing Older is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students of social gerontology, sociology and social policy. It is of interest to professionals working with older people, including social workers, gerontology nurses and community support workers. There are also important findings for policy makers.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Growing Older

Growing Older

ISBN: 9780335215089
Published by: Open University Press

Growing Older is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students of social gerontology, sociology and social policy. It is of interest to professionals working with older people, including social workers, gerontology nurses and community support workers. There are also important findings for policy makers.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Handbook of Geriatric Care Management

Handbook of Geriatric Care Management

ISBN: 9780763746421
Published by: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

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Handbook of Gerontology: Evidence-Based Approaches to Theory, Practice, and Policy

Handbook of Gerontology: Evidence-Based Approaches to Theory, Practice, and Policy

ISBN: 9780471771708
Published by: John Wiley & Sons

The Handbook of Gerontology: Evidence-Based Approaches to Theory, Practice, and Policy provides an essential source of important theoretical and applied information on gerontology for all mental health professionals interested in optimizing the health and well-being of older adults. Interdisciplinary and incorporating the most current evidence-based practices in its focus, this timely book considers the many factors that affect the way this growing population experiences the world - and provides a positive... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Handbook of Models for Human Aging

Handbook of Models for Human Aging

ISBN: 9780123693914
Published by: Elsevier Science & Technology

Covers the diversity of aging models. This work provides for each animal model, key aspects of biology, nutrition, factors affecting life span, methods of age determination, use in research, and disadvantages/advantages of use. It combines both methods of study for human aging and animal models. It also includes over 200 illustrations.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Healthy Ageing: Nursing Older People

Healthy Ageing: Nursing Older People

ISBN: 9780723429524
Published by: Mosby Ltd.

Brings together the gerontological literature and nursing practice with older people to produce a comprehensive resource for nurses and other professionals working in a spectrum of settings. This book uses Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs as a framework in the chapter construction, which reflects trends in self-directed learning.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Including the Person with Dementia in Designing and Delivering Care

Including the Person with Dementia in Designing and Delivering Care

ISBN: 9781853027406
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The views of older people with dementia need to be applied to the design, management, evaluation and implementation of the services that support them. Looking at the roles of those who decide on how, what, where and when care is given, as well as those who deliver care, this book addresses three fundamental questions: Why should we access the perspective of older people with dementia? How should we attempt to achieve this? What are the implications when we do so?The way in which society supports older pe... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Intermediate Care of Older People

Intermediate Care of Older People

ISBN: 9781861563569
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Intermediate care has become a buzzword within health and social care over the last few years. Seen as the panacea for a number of woes, particularly for older people, intermediate care has been held up as a way forward within contemporary health and social care.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Involving Families in Care Homes

Involving Families in Care Homes

ISBN: 9781843102298
Published by: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Families often wrestle with the decision to move a person with dementia into a care home. The decision can be highly charged and emotional, involving feelings of loss, sadness and guilt. This accessible guide offers practical strategies for developing a good relationship between the family and the care home in order to ease the transition.The authors take person-centred dementia care a step forward by outlining ways in which care homes can help families to become partners in the caring process. Using cas... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Late-Life Depression

Late-Life Depression

ISBN: 9780195152746
Published by: Oxford University Press

Deals with the diagnosis and treatment of depression. Researchers and clinicians contribute chapters on the epidemiology, phenomenology, physiology, treatment, and long-term outcome of late-life depression. This book is designed for clinicians, researchers, educators, and students in psychiatry, gerontology, clinical psychology, and social work.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Little Black Book of Geriatrics

Little Black Book of Geriatrics

ISBN: 9780763734640
Published by: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

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Medical Ethics and the Elderly

Medical Ethics and the Elderly

ISBN: 9781857758511
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

Principles of medical ethics; Confidentiality; Informed consent; Decision on life-sustaining therapy: nutrition and help; Ethical issues and expenditure on health and social care; Cardiopulmonary resuscitation; Mental incapacity and best interests; Advance directives; Ethical issues in stroke management; Ethics of driving.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Mild Cognitive Impairment

Mild Cognitive Impairment

ISBN: 9780195123425
Published by: Oxford University Press

This book examines mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the transitional period between normal ageing and very early Alzheimer's disease (AD). It addresses the issues involved and includes chapters on clinical studies, neuropsychology, neuroimaging, neuropathology, biological markers, diagnostic approaches, and treatment.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Nursing Care of Older People with Diabetes

Nursing Care of Older People with Diabetes

ISBN: 9781405123648
Published by: Blackwell Publishing Ltd

This book is an easy-to-follow essential guide to providing skilled and effective care for older people with diabetes in community, acute and residential care settings. It aims to provide nurses and other health professionals with the knowledge needed to accurately diagnose, treat and care for older people with diabetes. It draws upon guidance from the National Service Frameworks for Diabetes and Care of Older People (UK) and the Department of Human Service Standards (Australia) and provides an ideal compan... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Nursing Documentation in Aged Care

Nursing Documentation in Aged Care

ISBN: 9780975044544
Published by: Ausmed Publications

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Nursing in Care Homes

Nursing in Care Homes

ISBN: 9780632052264
Published by: Blackwell Publishers

Written specifically for nurses of all levels working in nursing homes, this work provides instant access to sensible and practical advice. The book is concise, easy to follow and directly relevant to everyday practice.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Nursing Older People

Nursing Older People

ISBN: 9781857756357
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

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Occupational Therapy with Older People

Occupational Therapy with Older People

ISBN: 9781861563767
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

This book is about older people, and the contribution occupational therapy can make towards the maintenance of their health and the appropriate provision of rehabilitation and care. The aim is to help occupational therapists and those involved in the commissioning of occupational therapy services for older people to target their efforts both sensitively and effectively, and to anticipate the demands which will shape service provision in the future. The entire work is underpinned by current evidence regardin... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Office Care Geriatrics

Office Care Geriatrics

ISBN: 9780781761963
Published by: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Provides clinicians and students with evidence-based strategies for the care of older patients. This book emphasizes on a disease management approach.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Older People and Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook of Care

Older People and Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook of Care

ISBN: 9781405151696
Published by: John Wiley & Sons

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Optimizing Exercise and Physical Activity in Older People

Optimizing Exercise and Physical Activity in Older People

ISBN: 9780750654791
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Brings together evidence-based knowledge from different fields. This book offers the health professional practical and evidenced-based strategies to facilitate adherence to prescribed physical activity or therapeutic exercise needed to achieve durable results in the preventative and therapeutic health care of ageing populations.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine

Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine

ISBN: 9780198530299
Published by: Oxford University Press

Provides information for geriatric practice. This book indicates where practice differs from that of younger adults, where it is ill informed by evidence, and where dangers lurk for the inexperienced clinician. It also gives guidance on ethical and clinical dilemmas common in geriatric practice, where several solutions may appear equally valid.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Partnerships in Community Mental Health Nursing and Dementia Care

Partnerships in Community Mental Health Nursing and Dementia Care

ISBN: 9780335215812
Published by: Open University Press

Provides an evidence-based account of the complexity, breadth and diversity of community mental health nursing practice in dementia care. This book includes coverage of key contemporary issues such as service user involvement, nurse prescribing, younger people with dementia, social exclusion and vulnerability.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Physiological Basis of Aging and Geriatrics

Physiological Basis of Aging and Geriatrics

ISBN: 9780849373053
Published by: Informa Healthcare

This book offers a complete profile of the aging process at all levels, from molecules and cells to demography and evolution.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Practical Dementia Care

Practical Dementia Care

ISBN: 9780195169782
Published by: Oxford University Press

Clinicians from many disciplines, including physicians, psychologists, nurses, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, and others who care for patients with dementia in almost any setting, including long-term care, will find the second edition of Practical Dementia Care to be an invaluable resource.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Practical Guide to the Care of the Geriatric Patient

Practical Guide to the Care of the Geriatric Patient

ISBN: 9780323036719
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

If you need a resource to get you through the day-to-day management of older patients, Practical Guide to the Care of the Geriatric Patient is the answer! You can: review the latest clinical information on all facets of caring for the older patient; access coverage of over 40 new topics, including insomnia, restless leg syndrome, wound care, gout, hip fracture, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, the elderly driver, multicultural geriatric care, and more; select the best treatment options for each patient... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Practical Management of Dementia

Practical Management of Dementia

ISBN: 9781857759310
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd

This book is a reference for daily use, integrating findings from recent research into practice, and identifying the challenges faced in caring for the demented. It covers all aspects of care including diagnosis, detection, treatment options, and helping to meet the spiritual needs of patients with dementia. With its multi-disciplinary approach, it will help all those interested in the condition to have a better understanding of the issues involved and practical measures which can help dementia patients.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Primary Care Geriatrics

Primary Care Geriatrics

ISBN: 9780323039307
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Designed for anyone involved in treating geriatric patients, this book presents clinical solutions for the challenging geriatric population. Accompanied by a CD-ROM, it also presents the principles of geriatric primary care, case-based approaches to major geriatric syndromes and includes presentations of common conditions and situations.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine

Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine

ISBN: 9780470090558
Published by: John Wiley & Sons

Covering all aspects of the clinical management of the geriatric population, this book is organized into four main sections : Human Aging: A Biological Perspective; Human Aging: Social and Community Perspectives; Medicine in Old Age; and Health Care Systems.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Psychological Therapies with Older People

Psychological Therapies with Older People

ISBN: 9781583911372
Published by: Brunner-Routledge

The authors demonstrate the value of a range of psychological interventions with older people, describing the therapies most likely to be useful in mental health services for this group, and considering the implications for service provision.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Psychology of Aging

Psychology of Aging

ISBN: 9780534359126
Published by: Thomson Learning

This comprehensive revision continues to approach ageing from a psychological viewpoint, not a sociological one. It shows how psychological research translates into practice and includes sections on interventions where appropriate.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Psychology of Growing Old

Psychology of Growing Old

ISBN: 9780335193189
Published by: Open University Press

Examines the potential that ageing and later life have to be a rewarding experience - something to look forward to - rather than something to be denied and rejected. This book places the reader at centre stage as someone who can influence the future of ageing. It is of interest to a range of professionals in health and social services.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Psychotherapy for Depression in Older Adults

Psychotherapy for Depression in Older Adults

ISBN: 9780470037973
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Developed in conjunction with the Gerontology Center of the University of Colorado, this guide provides evidence-based treatment approaches for alleviating depression in older adults.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Pulmonary Disorders of the Elderly: Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment

Pulmonary Disorders of the Elderly: Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment

ISBN: 9781930513846
Published by: American College of Physicians

This new book is a complete, convenient, practical guide to the diagnosis and management of pulmonary disorders in elderly patients. ? Covers the principles of respiratory medicine; its foundations in basic anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pathology, and immunology; and its clinical applications. ? Examines the hottest topics in the field, including COPD guidelines and, better pharmacological control of asthma, ARDS ventilation guidelines, and more. ? Explains each disease entity in detail to help readers... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Quality of Life in Old Age

Quality of Life in Old Age

ISBN: 9780335215133
Published by: Open University Press

Provides a comprehensive picture of quality of life in old age in five very different European Union countries. This book covers important issues concerning quality in later life, including physical and mental health, the environments of ageing, employment and income, family and support networks and participation and social integration.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Rapid Review of Medicine in Old Age

Rapid Review of Medicine in Old Age

ISBN: 9781840760903
Published by: Manson Publishing Ltd

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Rehabilitation of the Older Person

Rehabilitation of the Older Person

ISBN: 9780748754700
Published by: Nelson Thornes Ltd

This NEW edition now includes material on the implications from both the NHS Plan and the NSF for Older People.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Sexuality, Sexual Health and Ageing

Sexuality, Sexual Health and Ageing

ISBN: 9780335210183
Published by: Open University Press

Split into three sections, this book integrates theoretical insights into sexuality, sexual health and ageing, with research findings from studies conducted with older people and the professionals that work with them. It is intended for students, researchers, practitioners and policymakers working within gerontology, sociology, and psychology.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Social Theory, Social Policy and Ageing

Social Theory, Social Policy and Ageing

ISBN: 9780335209064
Published by: Open University Press

Presents a critical review of key theoretical developments and issues influencing the study of adult ageing. This book explores trends in social policy, drawing on the experience of ageing in the USA, Europe and an increasingly global environment. Particular attention is given to feminist perspectives on ageing, ethics and bio-medicine.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Teaching Dementia Care

Teaching Dementia Care

ISBN: 9780801880438
Published by: Johns Hopkins University Press

Good training is the foundation for a confident and competent caregiver and supports the dignity and well-being of persons with dementia and their families. With her unmistakable compassion, humor, and wisdom, Nancy L. Mace has provided a much-needed guidebook for better teaching and better care.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Ageing Brain

The Ageing Brain

ISBN: 9789026519437
Published by: Taylor & Francis Ltd

There are many urban myths about ageing, and some of these apply to the brain. The reviews included in this book are an attempt to flush out these myths, and arm the clinician and general researcher with the empirical facts that can be mustered to substantiate claims about ageing. There are many salient questions: Is cognitive change to be expected in an elderly individual? Is this change progressive, relentless and unselective, or is it focal and constrained? Would every person who lived long enough develo... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Biology of Human Longevity: Inflammation, Nutrition, and Aging in the Evolution of Lifespans

The Biology of Human Longevity: Inflammation, Nutrition, and Aging in the Evolution of Lifespans

ISBN: 9780123736574
Published by: Academic Press

The Biology of Human Longevity: Inflammation, Nutrition, and Aging in the Evolution of Lifespans synthesizes several decades of top research, and expands a number of existing major theories, including the Barker theory of fetal origins of adult disease to consider the role of inflammation and Harmon's free radical theory of aging to include inflammatory damage. Future increases in lifespan are challenged by the obesity epidemic and spreading global infections that may reverse the gains made in lowering infl... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Essential Carer's Guide

The Essential Carer's Guide

ISBN: 9781905140077
Published by: Hammersmith Press Limited

Illustrated with individual case stories, this book covers physical, social, and financial needs, across the stages of immediate, intermediate and advanced care. It is useful as a practical companion for those caring for, or responsible for the care of, an elderly friend or relative.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Essential Dementia Care Handbook

The Essential Dementia Care Handbook

ISBN: 9780863882449
Published by: Speechmark Publishing Ltd

Beginning with the diagnosis of dementia and other problems associated with ageing, this handbook considers assessment, the person-centred model of dementia, rehabilitation and therapy.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Management of Pain in Older People

The Management of Pain in Older People

ISBN: 9780470033494
Published by: John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Aims to enable readers to understand the principles underpinning the management of pain which a particular emphasis upon the care of the older adult. This book is structured to include the aims and outcomes of the chapter at the beginning so that readers can track their progress.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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The Practice of Geriatrics

The Practice of Geriatrics

ISBN: 9781416022619
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Provides the knowledge needed to provide effective care for the growing geriatric patient population. This work talks about the clinical protocols and management challenges in geriatric care.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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Toward Healthy Aging

Toward Healthy Aging

ISBN: 9780323047302
Published by: Elsevier Health Sciences

Toward Healthy Aging: Human Needs and Nursing Response, 7th Edition, utilizes Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs as the framework to provide a holistic, wellness-based approach to aging. With this comprehensive look at gerontological nursing, you'll gain an understanding of how to effectively provide holistic care, promote healthy lifestyles, and address end-of-life issues and concerns for the aging adult population.... Read more at Blackwells or Read more at Amazon

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