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Heart Failure, Second Edition

by Semigran, Marc

<P><STRONG>Heart Failure, Second Edition</STRONG> has been updated to provide the latest advancements in heart failure research. Supplemented by more than 200 high-quality figures and illustrations, the book helps cardiologists and emergency ...

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HIV and Aging

by Lee, Sharon Dian

<P>More than two decades into the global HIV epidemic, many HIV positive patients who have access to antiretroviral medications are graying. These patients and their clinicians now face another set of complex health issues related to aging. ...

ISBN: 9781420065985

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HIV and Aging

by R.F. DeMarco & M. Brennan-Ing

<p>Despite decades of attention on building a global HIV research and programming agenda, HIV in older populations has generally been neglected until recently. This new book focuses on HIV and aging in the context of ageism with regard to ...

ISBN: 9783318059465

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Implementing Culture Change in Long-Term Care

Benchmarks and Strategies for Management and Practice

by Elaine T. Jurkowski, MSW, PhD

<p>&quot;As one who is involved in the culture change movement and is trying to review the huge volume of available resources, I find it refreshing to have a book that draws it all together....I highly recommend this book to administrators who ...

ISBN: 9780826109095

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Infection Management for Geriatrics in Long-Term Care Facilities, Second Edition

by Yoshikawa, Thomas T.

Offering an authoritative overview of all infection management protocols currently utilized by infectious disease specialists, geriatricians, and infection control practitioners, this Second Edition examines current strategies to diagnose, ...

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Life's Final Battle

Raging Against Immobility

by J. K. Edwards

<p>Old age happens whether you like it or not.</p> <p>Your final years have arrived, and you <strong>must</strong> deal with it. You wish that these years had never come to you. You wish you could go back in time. You’re powerless to make such ...

ISBN: 9780692782606

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Living with Frailty

From Assets and Deficits to Resilience

by Shibley Rahman

<p>Increasingly, we question ‘what makes us healthy?’, as well as ‘what makes us ill?’. What does this shift mean for frailty? Almost wholly defined in negative terms, the term ‘frail’ tends to refer to a group of older people who are at highest

ISBN: 9781351402101

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Molecular Basis of Aging

by Alvaro Macieira-Coelho

<p>Using a new, integrative approach, Molecular Basis of Aging describes the aging phenomenon within mammalian organisms from the perspective of changes in information storage and coordination between hierarchical orders of structure. This ...

ISBN: 9781351359962

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Mood Disorders in Later Life, Second Edition

by Ellison, James E.

<P>Mood Disorders in Later Life examines the spectrum of mood disorders in older adults, focusing on major and nonmajor depressive disorders, bipolar disorder (manic and depressive phases), depression with psychotic features, and vascular ...

ISBN: 9781420053302

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Musculoskeletal Trauma in the Elderly

by Charles Court-Brown, Margaret McQueen, Marc F. Swiontkowski & others

<p>Trauma in older people aged over 65 is a rapidly growing field within orthopaedics. Up to two thirds of fractures occur as a result of a fall and about one third of all fractures occur in the over-65 population. The aim of this comprehensive ...

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Old Age, New Science

Gerontologists and Their Biosocial Visions, 1900-1960

by Hyung Wook Park

<p>Between 1870 and 1940, life expectancy in the United States skyrocketed while the percentage of senior citizens age sixty-five and older more than doubled—a phenomenon owed largely to innovations in medicine and public health. At the same ...

ISBN: 9780822981367

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Osteoporotic Fracture Care

Medical and Surgical Management

by Michael Blauth, Stephen L. Kates & Joseph A. Nicholas

<p>With an increase in the longevity of the global population, care of the functional, cognitive, and physical health of older adults is essential. The dramatic demographic shift toward a growing aging population and an increase in osteoporotic ...

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Physiological Basis of Aging and Geriatrics, Fourth Edition

by Timiras, Paola S.

<P>Extensively revised and updated to reflect the current state of knowledge in the study of aging, this Fourth Edition offers a complete profile of the aging process at all levels, from molecules and cells to demography and evolution. Written ...

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Practical Budget Management in Health and Social Care

by William Bryans & Steve Field

<p>Practical budget management is at the core of this book. As well as giving an insight into the way budgets behave in certain circumstances and what can be done about it, the book also deals with practical steps the budget and resource manager

ISBN: 9781315342399

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Practical Old Age Psychopharmacology

A Multi-Professional Approach

by Stephen Curran & Roger Bullock

<p>Tailoring mental illness drug treatments specifically for elderly people has been a neglected area. This book brings together findings from recent multi-disciplinary research and the practical aspects of old age psychiatry. By taking into ...

ISBN: 9781315344287

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Psychiatry of Parkinson's Disease

by J.-P. Taylor, J.T. O'Brien & K.P. Ebmeier

<p>Psychiatric symptoms are common in the neurological and geriatric care of patients with Parkinson's disease. This book assembles short reviews from experts in the field to chart the various psychiatric syndromes known in Parkinson's disease, ...

ISBN: 9783805598019

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Psychology and Geriatrics

Integrated Care for an Aging Population

by Benjamin A. Bensadon

<p><em><strong>Psychology and Geriatrics</strong></em> demonstrates the value of integrating psychological knowledge and insight with medical training and geriatric care.  Leading physician and geropsychologist contributors come together to ...

ISBN: 9780124201811

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Queer Aging

The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology

by Jesus Ramirez-Valles

<p>As the first generation of gay men enters its autumn years, these men's responses to the physical and emotional tolls of aging promise to be as revolutionary as their advances in AIDS and civil rights activism. Older gay men's approaches to ...

ISBN: 9780190276362

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Recent Advances in Geriatric Medicine Volume 2: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Geriatric Medicine

by Jeremy W. Grabbe

According to the National Institute of Aging there are more than half a billion people over the age of 65 across the globe. This has led to a need for medical and psychiatric care on a scale unprecedented in history. In light of this increase in

ISBN: 9781681084510

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Reichel's Care of the Elderly

by Busby-Whitehead, Jan

This fully updated seventh edition remains the pioneering text for practicing physicians and allied health staff confronted with the unique problems of an increasing elderly population. Dr Reichel's formative text is designed as a practical and ...

ISBN: 9781316553879

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