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  • Sustainable Health and Long-Term Care Solutions for an Aging Population
    Lasting healthcare for the entire population, specifically the elderly, has become a main priority in society. It is imperative to find ways to boost the longevity of healthcare services for all users. Sustainable Health and Long-Term Care Solutions for an Aging Population is a pivotal reference source featuring the latest scholarly research on issues pertinent to health cost a...
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    295,52 €

  • Optimizing Assistive Technologies for Aging Populations
    Anupam Shukla / Chandra Prakash Rathore / Yosry Morsi
    Demographics reveal that the proportion of elderly individuals in the population is growing at a significant rate. Advances in medicine have allowed populations to live longer than ever; however, ensuring that these individuals have the tools necessary to sustain a productive and happy lifestyle as they age remains a concern. Optimizing Assistive Technologies for Aging Populati...
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    289,15 €

  • Geriatric Dentistry in the Age of Digital Technology
    Dachel Martínez Asanza
    Geriatric Dentistry in the Age of Digital Technology is a comprehensive guide that addresses the crucial role of dental professionals in providing specialized care for aging patients in today’s digital era. As the world’s population continues to age, it is imperative to prioritize the health promotion, prevention, and recovery of older individuals, especially concerning their o...
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    484,28 €

  • GERIATRIC ADMISSION, THE
    ANUPAMA ROY CHOWDHU DERRICK CHEN WEE AW
    This is a guide book that showcases the commonest clinical problems encountered in the inpatient setting concerning elderly patients. Each chapter is based on a symptomatic theme and quizzes the reader through the evolution of a patient scenario upon hospitalisation. Engaging discussions occur after each quiz question, focusing on approaches and diagnostic and therapeutic pearl...
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    77,11 €

  • GERIATRIC ADMISSION, THE
    ANUPAMA ROY CHOWDHU DERRICK CHEN WEE AW
    This is a guide book that showcases the commonest clinical problems encountered in the inpatient setting concerning elderly patients. Each chapter is based on a symptomatic theme and quizzes the reader through the evolution of a patient scenario upon hospitalisation. Engaging discussions occur after each quiz question, focusing on approaches and diagnostic and therapeutic pearl...
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    169,67 €

  • Pressing RESET for Longevity
    Original Strength / Suzie Gullett
    Every day people hear from a doctor or a friend, 'That pain you’re experiencing, get used to it. It’s just a part of getting older.' Well, I say no. Pain isn’t just a part of getting older. Pain is simply a change request. Come on a movement journey with me and learn from what others know about longevity. Meet six people who have decided to keep movement as part of their lives ...
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    4,92 €

  • Memory Matters-A Guide to Understanding and Supporting Older Adults with Dementia
    Lily J. Thompson
    Are you caring for a loved one with dementia or are you simply interested in learning more about this complex condition? If so, 'Memory Matters: A Guide to Understanding and Supporting Older Adults with Dementia' is the book for you!Written by experts in the field of gerontology and dementia care, this comprehensive guide offers a wealth of information and practical advice to h...
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    10,50 €

  • Dementia Caregiving
    Janet G Cruz
    DEMENTIA CAREGIVING - A COMPASSIONATE GUIDE FOR CAREGIVERS Dementia is a thief that steals memories and moments, leaving in its wake a shell of the person your loved one used to be. As their caregiver, you find yourself on a rollercoaster of emotions, juggling the needs of your loved one with the demands of life. You want nothing more than for them to feel healthy, happy, and l...
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    32,18 €

  • Dementia Caregiving
    Janet G Cruz
    DEMENTIA CAREGIVING - A COMPASSIONATE GUIDE FOR CAREGIVERSDementia is a thief that steals memories and moments, leaving in its wake a shell of the person your loved one used to be.As their caregiver, you find yourself on a rollercoaster of emotions, juggling the needs of your loved one with the demands of life. You want nothing more than for them to feel healthy, happy, and lov...
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    27,82 €

  • Cases on Multimorbidity and Its Impact on Elderly Patients
    Adil Hamad Alharthi
    As old age is increasing globally, some challenges arise such as multimorbidity, a unique medical condition that has multiple potential complications and thus needs high-quality care directed by qualified healthcare providers. Multimorbidity is an important daily challenge to internists worldwide due to its many difficulties. Junior physicians dealing with multimorbidity must h...
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    436,27 €

  • Global Perspectives on Health Assessments for an Aging Population
    Today’s society recognizes that the last decades of an individual’s life are usually those in which health tends to deteriorate and chronic pathologies increase. Action at this level is verified through the increased concern of government officials with the elderly population motivated by the socio-economic impact of costs associated with the provision of healthcare in this gro...
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    485,34 €

  • Dementia Prevention
    Emily Clionsky / Mitchell Clionsky
    Worried about memory loss and dementia risk? This new book will show you easy-to-follow steps to keep your brain healthy.Emily Clionsky, MD, and Mitchell Clionsky, PhD, are a physician and neuropsychologist couple who have cared for their own parents with dementia, created a test used by doctors to measure cognitive function, and treated more than 25,000 patients with cognitive...
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    62,67 €

  • Honest Aging
    Rosanne M Leipzig
    Your indispensable guide to taking charge of the second half of your life.From Dr. Rosanne M. Leipzig, a top doctor with more than 35 years of experience caring for older people, Honest Aging is an indispensable guide to the second half of life, describing what to expect physically, psychologically, functionally, and emotionally as you age.Leipzig, an expert in evidence-based g...
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    68,47 €

  • Food for thought
    Richard A. Dienstbier
    'Food for Thought: Nutrition and the Aging Brain' presents and analyzes the research on nutrition’s impacts on the aging brain, on possibly-declining cognitive abilities, and on changing emotional dispositions. With 40 pages of references, the depth of coverage of the underlying science makes the book appropriate for scientists in fields such as nutrition, geriatrics, and psych...
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    49,19 €

  • HOW TO FACE THE HEALTH CHALLENGES WHILE GROWING OLD
    Sahasranam Kalpathy
    Do you have an elderly parent, uncle, or aunt at home?Are you middle aged expecting to retire in the next ten years?This book explains what changes normally occur in your body as you age. This is a must buy book for Senior Citizens. How will this book benefit you?  Get to know….. ·       What changes in your health will you face when you grow older.·       What are the ‘Normal’...
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    23,80 €

  • Creating a Geriatric Emergency Department
    Don Melady / John Schumacher
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    34,98 €

  • The Art and Science of Aging Well
    Mark E. Williams M.D. / Mark EWilliams M.D.
    In the past century, average life expectancies have nearly doubled, and today, for the first time in human history, many people have a realistic chance of living to eighty or beyond. As life expectancy increases, Americans need accurate, scientifically grounded information so that they can take full responsibility for their own later years. In The Art and Science of Aging Well,...
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    35,59 €

  • Age-Friendly Health Systems
    According to the US Census Bureau, the US population aged 65+ years is expected to nearly double over the next 30 years, from 43.1 million in 2012 to an estimated 83.7 million in 2050. These demographic advances, however extraordinary, have left our health systems behind as they struggle to reliably provide evidence-based practice to every older adult at every care interaction....
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    16,02 €

  • Age-Friendly Health Systems
    According to the US Census Bureau, the US population aged 65+ years is expected to nearly double over the next 30 years, from 43.1 million in 2012 to an estimated 83.7 million in 2050. These demographic advances, however extraordinary, have left our health systems behind as they struggle to reliably provide evidence-based practice to every older adult at every care interaction....
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    25,65 €

  • BEDSIDE COMMUNICATION HANDBOOK, THE
    ALLYN HUM & MERVYN KOH
    The art of good communication is an essential skill that every healthcare professional must master in this increasingly demanding and challenging healthcare climate.From medical, nursing and allied health students to experienced doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals, the authors of The Bedside Communication Handbook - with more than 20 years of teaching 'Clinical Communi...
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    117,54 €

  • BEDSIDE COMMUNICATION HANDBOOK, THE
    ALLYN HUM & MERVYN KOH
    The art of good communication is an essential skill that every healthcare professional must master in this increasingly demanding and challenging healthcare climate.From medical, nursing and allied health students to experienced doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals, the authors of The Bedside Communication Handbook - with more than 20 years of teaching 'Clinical Communi...
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    40,20 €

  • Integrated Care and Fall Prevention in Active and Healthy Aging
    Patrik Eklund
    In today’s world, healthy aging and a fulfilling lifestyle are important to older members of society, with many opting to remain as independent and mobile as possible for as long as possible. However, elderly individuals tend to have a variety of functional limitations that can increase the likelihood of debilitating falls and injuries. Assessments of functionality are very oft...
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    510,56 €

  • Let’s Talk About End of Life Psychotherapy
    Bido Aguessy
    Ones End of Life can be compared to a person being dropped off at the Train station, with a one-way ticket to a destination that is still unknown. While at the train station, the anxiety due to the fear of the unknown of the new destination, the discomfort of the station and the concern for the family left behind become the main causes of the person emotional and psychological ...
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    17,47 €

  • Dealing With Dementia
    Paige Cooper
     GREAT CAREGIVER AND FAMILY RESOURCEIt’s a fact of life, no putting it off, we all get old and well, things start to happen, and dementia is one of those issues people suffer from as they get older. Dementia is the kind of diagnosis that hits you out of nowhere, changing your life and the life of your loved ones irreparably and forever. It is the kind of diagnosis you frequentl...
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    22,26 €

  • The Life Care Management Handbook
    Jennifer Crowley / Shanna Huber
    Helping future and current Life Care Managers start, grow, and maintain a successful Life Care Management practice. A comprehensive handbook for anyone currently working or aspiring to work in the field Life Care Management. Packed with information including common challenges and practical solutions, resources, and helpful information for managing complex situations. A powerful...
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    262,77 €

  • Aging Well
    Jean Galiana / William A Haseltine
    This open access book outlines the challenges of supporting the health and wellbeing of older adults around the world and offers examples of solutions designed by stakeholders, healthcare providers, and public, private and nonprofit organizations in the United States. The solutions presented address challenges including: providing person-centered long-term care, making palliati...
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    63,45 €

  • Aging Well
    Jean Galiana / William A Haseltine
    This open access book outlines the challenges of supporting the health and wellbeing of older adults around the world and offers examples of solutions designed by stakeholders, healthcare providers, and public, private and nonprofit organizations in the United States. The solutions presented address challenges including: providing person-centered long-term care, making palliati...
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    77,81 €

  • Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 40
    ''This 40th volume of Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics focuses oneconomic inequality in later life. Cutting-edge chapters discuss the complexfactors that can lead to advancing our understanding of economic inequalities. Thevolume includes perspectives on the changing pathways in later life, retirementincome and security, race and associated advantages and disadvantag...
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    209,50 €

  • Noninvasive Ventilation Technologies and Healthcare for Geriatric Patients
    In the past, elderly patients were given artificial airway technologies, such as a tracheostomy tube, to assist with their breathing. However, thanks to the advances in medical technologies, older patients now may receive respiratory care while enjoying the comfort of their own home. Noninvasive Ventilation Technologies and Healthcare for Geriatric Patients is a pivotal referen...
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    353,65 €

  • Exploring the Role of ICTs in Healthy Aging
    Technological innovation continues to be present in all areas of our lives, offering seemingly endless possibilities. As technology is increasingly implemented in healthcare applications, it is necessary to understand whether users respond to a predefined organizational strategy of model of care or whether they will become wholly dependent on the healthcare technology. This und...
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    423,66 €


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