Gerontology Products

  • Practical Psychiatry of Old Age, Fifth Edition

    By John Wattis, Stephen Curran

    "The strength of this text is that it has been made understandable and really is practical, as the title promises."— Robert Jenkins, principal lecturer, University of South Wales This book supports a truly multi-disciplinary approach in line with modern developments including the new government…

    Paperback – 2015-09-30
    CRC Press

  • Acute Medicine in the Frail Elderly

    By Henry Woodford, James George

    This practical book describes the key features of high-quality care for frail elderly patients in acute hospital settings. With chapters on assessment and the characteristic non-specific ways that patients tend to present. As well as common medical and surgical conditions, it also covers medication…

    Paperback – 2015-09-18
    CRC Press

  • Living Well with Dementia

    The Importance of the Person and the Environment for Wellbeing

    By Shibley Rahman

    Winner, BMA Medical Book Awards 2015 With a strong focus on the importance of patients and families, this book explores the multifaceted meaning behind patient wellbeing and its vital significance in the context of national policy. Adopting a positive, evidence-based approach, the book dispels…

    Paperback – 2015-09-18
    CRC 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Ethics of Sex and Alzheimer's

    By John Portmann

    Hardback – 2013-06-21

  • Perspectives on Care at Home for Older People

    Edited by Christine Ceci, Kristín Björnsdóttir, Mary Ellen Purkis

    Demographic and epidemiological changes mean that frail older people have come to be seen as an expensive problem for health care systems. The challenge for professionals and policy-makers is to find ways to respond to the coming crisis by delivering high-quality care in the home. This collection…

    Paperback – 2013-05-23
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Heart Failure, Second Edition

    Edited by Marc Semigran, Jordan T. Shin

    Heart Failure, Second Edition 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 care physicians quickly and accurately identify the cause and severity of a…

    Hardback – 2012-12-07
    CRC Press
    Fundamental and Clinical Cardiology

  • Vitamin D

    Oxidative Stress, Immunity, and Aging

    Edited by Adrian F. Gombart

    Vitamin D insufficiency/deficiency is a worldwide, public health problem in both developed and developing countries. Rickets among infants has reemerged. Low levels of vitamin D are associated with increased risk and mortality from cancer. At the same time, the beneficial effects of vitamin D on a…

    Hardback – 2012-11-21
    CRC Press
    Oxidative Stress and Disease

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Third Edition

    Edited by Jennifer I. Lim

    The value of Age-Related Macular Degeneration has stood the test of time, but progress in both basic and clinical ophthalmology has been relentless, mandating the need for an updated book. This second edition focuses on the pathophysiology and the epidemiology of age-related macular degeneration (…

    Hardback – 2012-11-15
    CRC Press

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