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Ect and the Elderly: Shocked for the Aged

by Deborah Y. Liggan

Deborah Y. Liggan suffered her first bipolar depressive episode fourteen years ago. It came without warning, and the medication she was prescribed was useless. Only after attempting suicide did she receive electroconvulsive therapy, sometimes ...

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Elderly Care Medicine

by Claire G. Nicholl & Jane Wilson

<p><em>Elderly Care Medicine</em> <em>Lecture Notes</em> provides all the necessary information, within one short volume, for a sound introduction to the particular characteristics and needs of elderly patients.</p> <p>Presented in a ...

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Endothelial Cell Plasticity in the Normal and Injured Central Nervous System

by Herrera, Esperanza Meléndez

<P>This book highlights the importance of endothelial cells as key players in the functioning of the nervous system under both normal and pathological conditions. The book demonstrates that endothelial cells are an essential and dynamic cell ...

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Enduring Questions in Gerontology

by Debra J. Sheets, RN, PhD, Dana Burr Bradley, PhD & Jon Hendricks, PhD

<p><em>Enduring Questions in Gerontology</em> provides a comprehensive perspective on the abiding issues in gerontology. Both current and future gerontologists will find this book useful in examining emerging dilemmas and creating a context for ...

ISBN: 9780826164162

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ESMO Handbook of Cancer in the Senior Patient

by Schrijvers, Dirk

<P>The incidence of cancer in senior patients has been increasing worldwide. This book reflects the state of the art in the management of senior adults with cancer. The contributors discuss epidemiology, evaluation, surgical and radiotherapy ...

ISBN: 9781841847481

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Ethics, Law, and Aging Review, Volume 10

Decision-Making Capacity and Older Persons

by Marshall Kapp, JD, MPH, FCLM

<p>Although the topic of decision making capacity and older persons has been discussed in the literature, there still is much to be learned about it theoretically and practically. Experts continue to disagree about which standards are important ...

ISBN: 9780826116390

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Exercise, Nutrition and the Older Woman

Wellness for Women Over Fifty

by Maria A. Fiatarone Singh

<p>Exercise, Nutrition and the Older Woman: Wellness for Women Over Fifty is a comprehensive guide to the major wellness issues for women over fifty. The author is a physician who explores diet, exercise and lifestyle choices from a medical ...

ISBN: 9781000654189

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Exercise, Nutrition and the Older Woman: Wellness for Women Over Fifty

by Fiatarone Singh, Maria A.

Exercise, Nutrition and the Older Woman: Wellness for Women Over Fifty is a comprehensive guide to the major wellness issues for women over fifty. The author is a physician who explores diet, exercise and lifestyle choices from a medical ...

ISBN: 9781420042320

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Finding the Fountain of Youth: The Science and Controversy behind Extending Life and Cheating Death

by Aharon W. Zorea Ph.D.

<p>While the story of 16th-century explorer Juan Ponce de León futilely searching for the Fountain of Youth is likely a myth, it is true that for many centuries, mankind has sought &quot;a cure for aging.&quot; Today, the anti-aging and ...

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Finishing Our Story

Preparing for the End of Life

by Gregory L. Eastwood, MD

<p>Death is the destiny we all share, and this will not change. Yet the way we die, which had remained the same for many generations, has changed drastically in a relatively short time for those in developed countries with access to healthcare. ...

ISBN: 9780190888107

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Forever Young

Health & Spiritual Series

by Dr. Sukhraj S. Dhillon

<p>&quot;Forever Young' isn't just about adding years to your life or for seniors only. It's about functioning at peak capacity throughout life, feeling great, and being able to do things that make life worth living. It's about being ...

ISBN: 9781466392069

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Frailty Syndrome, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And Related Conditions

by Kenneth Kee

<p>This book describes the Frailty Syndrome, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases<br /> While it lacks a standardized medical definition, older adults’ frailty requires special considerations in terms of treatment and nutritional ...

ISBN: 9780463282694

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Geriatric Emergencies

by Iona Murdoch, Sarah Turpin, Bree Johnston & others

<p><em>Geriatric Emergencies</em> is a practical guide to the common conditions affecting older patients who present in an emergency to hospital or primary care.</p> <p>Beginning with the essentials of history taking and clinical examination, ...

ISBN: 9781118655665

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Geriatric Sleep Medicine

by Avidan, Alon Y.

<P>Geared toward sleep specialists, neurologists, geriatricians, and psychiatrists, <STRONG>Geriatric Sleep Medicine</STRONG> presents the most current medical research for the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders in the older ...

ISBN: 9781420058697

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Geriatrics and the Law: Understanding Patient Rights and Professional Responsibilities, Third Edition

by Kapp, Marshall B., JD, MPH

<p>"The updated Third Edition of <i>Geriatrics and the Law</i> by the leading scholar in law and old age belongs on the desk of every hospital and long-term care administrator, Director of Nursing, and Medical Director. It is the most ...

ISBN: 9780826197719

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Gerontology

Perspectives and Issues, Fourth Edition

by Kenneth Ferraro, PhD & Janet Wilmoth, PhD

<p>This newest edition of a core graduate level textbook has added six new chapters to further enrich the ìgerontological imagination,î and encourage an interdisciplinary approach to the study of aging. Academically rigorous yet clear and ...

ISBN: 9780826109668

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Glaucoma

by L. Bagnasco, F. Topouzis, C.E. Traverso & others

<p>Promising developments in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma are giving hope to millions of patients threatened by blindness worldwide. This 8th volume of the 'ESASO Course Series' is a manual containing the lectures from the ESASO ...

ISBN: 9783318058918

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Gout Relief Now: Your Quick Guide to Gout Treatment, Diet, Medicine, and Home Remedies

Natural Health & Natural Cures Series

by David Richards

<p>You’re about to discover proven steps, strategies, and resources on how to treat your Gout and finally find relief</p> <p>Here Is a Preview Of What You'll Learn in the short concise book...</p> <ul> <li>What exactly Gout is and who gets ...

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Handbook of Nutrition in the Aged, Fourth Edition

by Watson, Ronald Ross

<P><STRONG><U>Detailed Review of Nutritional Therapies Used to Combat Elderly Health Issues</U></STRONG></P> <P>The combination of the aging baby-boomer generation and their increased longevity has been fortunately met with increased research ...

ISBN: 9781420059724

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Handbook of Nutrition in the Aged, Third Edition

by Watson, Ronald Ross

Recognition and understanding of the special nutrition problems of the aged is changing along with the growing number of the elderly in the general population. In the eight years since the first edition of the Handbook of Nutrition in the Aged ...

ISBN: 9781420039047

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