Gerontology Products

  • Dementia, Fifth Edition

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

    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 is expanding. Many of these specialists find it hard to…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-11-10 
    CRC Press

  • Gerontology: The Basics

    By Harry R Moody, Jennifer Sasser

    Gerontology: The Basics is a vibrant and compelling introduction to the human aging process. Examining the complex issues which surround the study of adult development and aging in a clear and accessible way, it introduces the reader to the socially constructed life-course stages of mid- and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Aging is a Group-Selected Adaptation

    Theory, Evidence, and Medical Implications

    By Joshua Mitteldorf

    Although books exist on the evolution of aging, this is the first book written from the perspective of again as an adaptive program. It offers an insight into the implications of research on aging genetics, The author proposes the Demographic Theory of Senescence, whereby aging has been…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15 
    CRC Press

  • Musculoskeletal Trauma in the Elderly

    Edited by Charles Court-Brown, Margaret McQueen, Marc F. Swiontkowski, David Ring, Susan M. Friedman, Andrew David Duckworth

    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 new text is to present the epidemiology and management of…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-08-03 
    CRC Press

  • Molecular Mechanisms of Skin Aging and Age-Related Diseases

    Edited by Taihao Quan

    Our skin changes as we age. It becomes thinner and loses fat, making it less plump and smooth. Clinically, aged skin is characterized by wrinkles, sagging, age spots and dryness. Emphasizing laboratory and clinical research, this book comprehensively describes the molecular mechanisms of human…

    Hardback – 2016-04-13
    CRC Press

  • The Bell Lap

    Stories for Compassionate Nursing Care

    By Muriel Murch

    The Bell Lap explores, with great insight, the multiple lessons of living and dying. These stories offer engaging and invaluable insights for trainees, practicing nurses, and other health professionals working in the field. Through these stories, the author has laid the ground for caregivers to…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    CRC Press

  • Clinical Nutrition and Aging

    Sarcopenia and Muscle Metabolism

    Edited by Chad Cox

    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 populations. This compendium volume is a valuable addition to the existing literature, providing state-of-the-art…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24
    Apple Academic Press

  • Environmental Gerontology

    What Now?

    Edited by Rick J. Scheidt, Benyamin Schwarz

    Environmental gerontology – the research on aging and environment – evolved during the late 1960s, when the domain became a relevant topic due to societal concerns with the problems of housing for elderly people. The field proliferated during the 1970s and 1980s, and remains viable and active today…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Essential Geriatrics, Third Edition

    By Henry Woodford

    This third edition of Essential Geriatrics has been comprehensively updated and expanded, and now includes  over 200 questions and answers throughout the text in the 'best of five' format. This text specifically focuses on the key aspects of elderly care, spanning both general medicine and the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15
    CRC Press

  • Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

    A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Marc E. Agronin

    Working with the needs of patients with Alzheimer’s disease can be a major challenge for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and other mental-health professionals. Alzheimer’s wreaks havoc on the patient, and its degenerative nature can create a protracted period of anguish and anxiety for the…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge

  • Living Well with Dementia

    The Importance of the Person and the Environment for Wellbeing

    By Shibley Rahman

    This unique guide provides a much needed overview of dementia care. With a strong focus on the importance of patients and families, it explores the multifaceted meaning behind patient wellbeing and its vital significance in the context of national policy. Adopting a positive, evidence-based…

    Paperback – 2014-02-05
    CRC Press

  • Tresch and Aronow's Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly, Fifth Edition

    Edited by Wilbert S. Aronow, Jerome L. Fleg, Michael W. Rich

    With advances and breakthroughs in modern medicine that are allowing people to live longer, the number of older adults will continue to grow exponentially over the next several decades. Cardiologists, geriatricians, and other clinicians caring for the elderly will require—at the very least—a basic…

    Hardback – 2013-09-04
    CRC Press
    Fundamental and Clinical Cardiology

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