Gerontology Products

  • Heart Failure

    2nd 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Innovations in Hospice Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen Verderber, Ben J. Refuerzo

    This fully revised, new edition of Innovations in Hospice Architecture responds to the need for an up-to-date, theoretically based reference book summarizing key historical and recent developments with respect to this rapidly evolving building type. This Second Edition presents: an overview of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 

  • Sarcopenia

    Molecular, Cellular, and Nutritional Aspects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dominique Meynial-Denis

    Maintaining adequate muscle mass is crucial to healthy aging. Numerous diseases as well as deterioration of motor nerves and  muscle repair mechanisms cause risks to developing sarcopenia. Sedentary lifestyles coupled with excess caloric intake among senior citizens compound the problem by…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12 
    CRC Press

  • Death, Religion and Law

    A Guide For Clinicians, 1st Edition

    By Peter Hutton, Ravi Mahajan, Allan Kellehear

    This practical guide summarizes the principles of working with dying patients and their families as influenced by the commoner world religions and secular philosophies. It also outlines the main legal requirements to be followed by those who care for the dying following the death of the patient.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-26 

  • Ageing, Physical Activity and Health

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karin Volkwein-Caplan, Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha

    One of the most pressing questions facing society today is how to care for its burgeoning elderly population. By the year 2050, experts predict that one-third of the world’s population will be over 60 years old. Health promotion for the elderly is therefore becoming an increasingly important topic…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Third Edition

    3rd 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 (…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    CRC Press

  • Geriatric Otolaryngology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Karen H. Calhoun, David E. Eibling

    Opening with a clear overview of the biology and demographics of aging, this text authoritatively summarizes the most recent knowledge on disorders of the ears, nose, paranasal sinuses, oral cavity, larynx, voice, throat, and neck in the geriatric population. With chapters by prominent leaders in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    CRC Press

  • Treatment and Management of Cancer in the Elderly

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hyman B. Muss, Carrie P. Hunter, Karen A. Johnson

    Building upon the strengths of the popular reference, Cancer in the Elderly, this guide outlines novel approaches in the identification and management of cancer in geriatric populations by world-renowned experts on the topic. Presenting new trends and strategies in surgery, radiation therapy, and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press

  • Healthcare Sensor Networks

    Challenges Toward Practical Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Tze Huei Lai, Marimuthu Palaniswami, Rezaul Begg

    Healthcare sensor networks (HSNs) now offer the possibility to continuously monitor human activity and physiological signals in a mobile environment. Such sensor networks may be able to reduce the strain on the present healthcare workforce by providing new autonomous monitoring services ranging…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Understanding the Process of Aging

    The Roles of Mitochondria: Free Radicals, and Antioxidants, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lester Packer

    This innovative reference explores a wide selection of topics associated with aging, providing a solid understanding of the significance and molecular basis of the aging process and charting the course of future research in the area. Stresses the interplay of mitochondria, mitochondrial DNA,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Psychosis in the Elderly

    1st Edition

    By Anne M. Hassett, David Ames, Edmond Chiu

    Across the spectrum of psychopathology in later life, psychotic symptomatology has been the most neglected, and although literature in this area is increasing, this is the first book to address the need for an overarching framework to examine and understand late-life psychotic phenomena. Exploring…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16
    CRC Press

  • Negotiating Ageing

    Cultural Adaptation to the Prospect of a Long Life, 1st Edition

    By Simon Biggs

    The world is growing older and this is a historically unprecedented phenomenon. Negotiating such change, personally, socially and for governments and international organisations requires an act of cultural adaptation. Two key questions arise: What is the purpose of a long life? and How do we adapt…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

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