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Cannabis for Seniors

by Beverly A Potter, Ph.D.

<p><strong>CANNABIS FOR SENIORS is written for independent seniors - as well as for family members and caretakers seeking ways to manage their everyday health concerns without resorting to powerful, habit-forming, potentially dangerous ...

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Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly, Fourth Edition

by Aronow, Wilbert S.

<P>Individuals 65 years of age or older currently account for over eighty percent of all cardiovascular disease-related deaths. With advances and breakthroughs in modern medicine that are allowing people to live longer, the number of older ...

ISBN: 9781420061710

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Care of Gastrointestinal Problems in the Older Adult

by Sue E. Meiner, EdD, APRN, BC, GNP

<p>This book provides nurses with practical information on the most frequently encountered gastrointestinal disorders and problems found in the elderly ó from constipation, hemorrhoids, and diverticulosis to cancers of the GI tract. It was ...

ISBN: 9780826118660

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Cell-Based Therapy for Retinal Degenerative Disease

by M.A. Zarbin & R.P. Casaroli-Marano

<p>In this volume, some of the leading authorities present their exploration of applications of stem cell therapy to the treatment of major causes of blindness, including degenerative diseases and glaucoma. The diagnostic approach to patients, ...

ISBN: 9783318025859

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Chronic Diseases in Geriatric Patients: Book Series: Recent Advances in Geriatric Medicine, Volume 1

by Tuck Yean Yong

The incidence of multiple chronic diseases affecting a single individual is common among elderly patients. This incidence is believed to be associated with a decline in many health outcomes, including quality of life, mobility, functional ...

ISBN: 9781681082455

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Chronic Pain and Addiction

by G.J. Treisman & M.R. Clark

<p>Patients with chronic pain understandably seek relief from their distress and discomfort, but many medications that alleviate pain are potentially addictive, and most chronic pain conditions only have a temporary response to opiate analgesic ...

ISBN: 9783805597265

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Clinical Nutrition and Aging

Sarcopenia and Muscle Metabolism

by Chad Cox

<p>This title includes a number of Open Access chapters.</p> <p>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

ISBN: 9781315359823

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Clinical Recovery from CNS Damage

by D.W. Krieger & H. Naritomi

<p>After decades of focusing on how to alleviate and prevent recurrence of acute CNS injuries, the emphasis has finally shifted towards repairing such devastating events and rehabilitation. This development has been made possible by substantial ...

ISBN: 9783318023091

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Clinical Trials in Older Adults

by Antonio Cherubini, Roberto Bernabei, Luigi Ferrucci & others

<p>Clinical Trials in Older Adults is the first book to consider the methodological issues underlying the evaluation of new treatments in older people.</p> <ul> <li>Provides information on the methodology, monitoring and regulations for those ...

ISBN: 9781118323472

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Community Care for an Aging Society

Issues, Policies, and Services

by Carole B. Cox, PhD

<p>Most older persons desire to remain living in the community, but those requiring care are often at risk of not having their needs met. Families may find themselves unable to care for their older relatives, while formal services are often ...

ISBN: 9780826128058

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Curing Medicare

A Doctor's View on How Our Health Care System Is Failing Older Americans and How We Can Fix It

by Andy Lazris

<p>Andy Lazris, MD, is a practicing primary care physician who experiences the effects of Medicare policy on a daily basis. As a result, he believes that the way we care for our elderly has taken a wrong turn and that Medicare is complicit in ...

ISBN: 9781501703867

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Dads, Kids, and Fitness

A Father's Guide to Family Health

by William Marsiglio

<p>Now more than ever, American dads act as hands-on caregivers who are devoted to keeping themselves and their families healthy. Yet, men are also disproportionately likely to neglect their own health care, diets, and exercise routines—bad ...

ISBN: 9780813584874

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Dementia

by David Ames, John T. O'Brien & Alistair Burns

<p>Dementia represents a major public health challenge for the world with over 100 million people likely to be affected by 2050. A large body of professionals is active in diagnosing, treating, and caring for people with dementia, and research ...

ISBN: 9781498703123

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Dementia as Social Experience

Valuing Life and Care

by Gaynor Macdonald & Jane Mears

<p>A diagnosis of dementia changes the ways people engage with each other – for those living with dementia, as well their families, caregivers, friends, health professionals, neighbours, shopkeepers and the community. Medical understandings, ...

ISBN: 9781351241793

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Dementia Care: An Evidence Based Textbook

by Adams, Trevor

<p>Dementia presents challenges to all those working in health and social care. It is a progressive disease that&nbsp;affects the person with dementia, their families and friends, and the wider community. Dementia affects each person in a unique

ISBN: 9781444113853

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Dementia, 4th Edition

by Ames, David

<STRONG>Winner&nbsp;of the BMA 2011 book awards:&nbsp;psychiatry category<BR>Winner of the Australian Journal of Ageing book of the year award<BR></STRONG><BR>This definitive work on dementia and related disorders has been fully updated and ...

ISBN: 9781444128741

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Designing and Delivering Dementia Services

by Constantine Lyketsos, David Ames, John O'Brien & others

<p>Dementia is increasingly and widely recognised as a serious health and social challenge, in the developed world as well as in the developing world. The need therefore to design and implement dementia care services of high quality is becoming ...

ISBN: 9781118378687

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DHEA in Human Health and Aging

by Watson, Ronald Ross

<P>Reduced production of DHEA associated with the diseases that accompany aging has led to its use as a nutritional supplement for antiaging, metabolic support, and other purposes. While animal studies have clearly shown substantial benefits of ...

ISBN: 9781439838846

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Diet and Nutrition in Palliative Care

by Preedy, Victor R.

<P>Optimal terminal and palliative care requires consideration of the patient and family unit as well as cultural and religious sensitivities. The patient's well being in terms of mobility, anxiety, stress, social interaction, and pain control ...

ISBN: 9781439819333

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Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease

by Vee Prasher

<p>This is the first book in the field to address the underlying biological abnormalities of Dementia in Alzheimer’s Disease (DAD) in people with Down syndrome. It brings together research findings relating to the neuropathology, genetics, blood

ISBN: 9781315345383

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