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Geriatric medicine

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Making Tough Decisions about End-of-Life Care in Dementia

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Making Tough Decisions about End-of-Life Care in Dementia

Anne Kenny

Medicine; Geriatric medicine; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

Making Tough Decisions about End-of-Life Care in Dementia is a lifeline, an invaluable guide to assist in the late stage of... [more]

$39.99

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A Loving Approach to Dementia Care: Making Meaningful Connections with the Person Who Has Alzheimer's Disease or Other Dementia or Memory Loss

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A Loving Approach to Dementia Care: Making Meaningful Connections with the...

Laura Wayman

Medicine; Geriatric medicine; Coping with illness

Paperback

A Loving Approach to Dementia Care is a special guide, filled with respect, calmness, creativity-and love. [more]

$22.95

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Functional Psychiatric Disorders of the Elderly

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Functional Psychiatric Disorders of the Elderly

Tom Arie

Medicine; Geriatric medicine; Psychiatry

Paperback

The first comprehensive reference, rich in practical advice from its international and multidisciplinary team. [more]

$181.95

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Geriatric Medicine for Old-Age Psychiatrists

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Geriatric Medicine for Old-Age Psychiatrists

Alistair S. Burns, Michael A. Horan, John Clague, Gillian McLean

Medicine; Geriatric medicine; Psychiatry

Hardback

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$141.00

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Practical Old Age Psychopharmacology: A Multi-Professional Approach

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Practical Old Age Psychopharmacology: A Multi-Professional Approach

Stephen Curran (South West Yorkshire Mental Health NHS Trust, Wakefield, UK), Roger Bullock (Victoria Hospital, Swindon, United Kingdom)

Medicine; Geriatric medicine; Psychopharmacology; Psychiatry

Paperback

Tailoring mental illness drug treatments specifically for elderly people has been a neglected area. This book brings together... [more]

$75.99

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Early-Onset Dementia: A Multidisciplinary Approach

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Early-Onset Dementia: A Multidisciplinary Approach

John Hodges (Professor of Behavioural Neurology, MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge)

Medicine; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Geriatric medicine; Psychiatry

Hardback

Although uncommon in comparison to dementia in the elderly, early-onset dementia presents a huge problem for patients, their... [more]

$475.95

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Breakfast with the Centenarians: The Art of Ageing Well

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Breakfast with the Centenarians: The Art of Ageing Well

Daniela Mari

Psychology of ageing; Medicine; Geriatric medicine; Popular science

Paperback

Learn the art of growing old from the supercentenarians living life to the fullest. [more]

$24.99

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Elder Justice, Ageism, and Elder Abuse

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Elder Justice, Ageism, and Elder Abuse

Lisa Nerenberg

Age groups: the elderly; Care of the elderly; Social work; Public health & preventive medicine; Geriatric medicine

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Delivering the first comprehensive analysis of elder justice and its implications for policy and practice, this book offers... [more]

$85.00

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Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology: The Cambridge Handbook of Successful Aging

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Cambridge Handbooks in...

Rocio Fernandez-Ballesteros (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid), Athanase Benetos, Jean-Marie Robine

Psychology; Psychology of ageing; Medicine: general issues; Health psychology; Geriatric medicine

Paperback

This Handbook brings together leading scholars from various academic disciplines to further the discourse around the most... [more]

$81.95

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Principles of Geriatric Critical Care

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Principles of Geriatric Critical Care

Shamsuddin Akhtar, Stanley Rosenbaum

Geriatric medicine; Anaesthetics; Intensive care medicine

Paperback

The proportion of the population of octogenarians and elderly patients presenting for intensive care is rapidly increasing... [more]

$59.95

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My Parent's Keeper: The Guilt, Grief, Guesswork, and Unexpected Gifts of Caregiving

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My Parent's Keeper: The Guilt, Grief, Guesswork, and Unexpected Gifts of...

Jody Gastfriend

Geriatric medicine; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

A guide to caring for aging and ailing family members, which offers expert advice, illuminating vignettes, and a compassionate... [more]

$37.99

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Ethnicity and the Dementias

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Ethnicity and the Dementias

Gwen Yeo (Stanford University, CA, USA), Linda A. Gerdner (Stanford University, CA, USA), Dolores Gallagher-Thompson (Stanford University, CA, USA)

Psychology of ageing; Geriatric medicine

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In past several years, the need for cultural competence in all of geriatric care, including dementia care, is increasingly... [more]

$221.00

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A Public Health Strategy for Living, Aging and Dying in Solidarity: Designing Elder-Centered and Palliative Systems of Care, Environments, Services and Supports

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A Public Health Strategy for Living, Aging and Dying in Solidarity: Designing...

Mary Beth Morrissey (Fordham University, West Harrison, New York, USA), Melissa Lang (Gilda's Club Westchester, White Plains, New York, USA), Barney Newman

Care of the elderly; Health systems & services; Geriatric medicine

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With more people living longer lives, there is increased importance in the health care industry on improving services for... [more]

$231.00

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Ageing, Physical Activity and Health: International Perspectives

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Ageing, Physical Activity and Health: International Perspectives

Karin Volkwein-Caplan (West Chester University, USA), Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha (West Chester University, US)

Psychology of ageing; Geriatric medicine; Geriatric nursing

Hardback

One of the most pressing questions facing society today is how to care for its burgeoning elderly population. By the year... [more]

$252.00

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Redefining Aging: A Caregiver's Guide to Living Your Best Life

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Redefining Aging: A Caregiver's Guide to Living Your Best Life

Ann Kaiser Stearns

Care of the elderly; Public health & preventive medicine; Geriatric medicine; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

It will help them empathize with and interact positively with their elderly loved ones while imagining a positive future for... [more]

$44.99

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A Hands-on Approach to Teaching about Aging: 32 Activities for the Classroom and Beyond

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A Hands-on Approach to Teaching about Aging: 32 Activities for the Classroom...

Hallie Baker, Tina M. Kruger, Rona J. Karasik

Social work; Psychology of ageing; Geriatric medicine; Geriatric nursing

Paperback

Harnessing the proven benefits of active learning strategies, this is the first activity book created for a broad spectrum... [more]

$64.00

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Caring for People with Dementia: A Shared Approach

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Caring for People with Dementia: A Shared Approach

Christine Brown Wilson

Geriatric medicine; Nursing

Paperback

Skills in caring for people with dementia are increasingly demanded of all health care practitioners as the numbers of diagnosed... [more]

$72.00

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The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss

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The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer...

Nancy L. Mace, Peter V. Rabins

Illness & addiction: social aspects; Care of the elderly; Medicine; Geriatric medicine

Paperback

The 36-Hour Day is the definitive dementia care guide. [more]

$49.99

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Diabetes in Old Age

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Diabetes in Old Age

Alan J. Sinclair, Trisha Dunning, Leocadio Rodriguez Manas, Medha N. Munshi

Diabetes; Geriatric medicine

Hardback

This new edition of the popular and market-leading Diabetes in Old Age features up-to-date and comprehensive information... [more]

$252.95

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DSM-5 (R) Pocket Guide for Elder Mental Health

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DSM-5 (R) Pocket Guide for Elder Mental Health

Sophia Wang, Abraham M. Nussbaum (Inpatient Attending Psychiatrist, Denver Health Asst. Professor of Psychiatry, Univ. of Colorado School of Medicine)

Geriatric medicine; Psychiatry

Paperback

Flying in the face of the perceived wisdom that special expertise is required to treat mental health issues in older adults,... [more]

$129.00

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Gerontechnology: Research, Practice, and Principles in the Field of Technology and Aging

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Gerontechnology: Research, Practice, and Principles in the Field of Technology...

Sunkyo Kwon

Geriatric medicine; Biomedical engineering

Paperback

Gerotechnology is the use of technology to sustain individual autonomy to an advanced age. This title features current and... [more]

$137.00

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When Someone You Know Is Living in a Dementia Care Community: Words to Say and Things to Do

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When Someone You Know Is Living in a Dementia Care Community: Words to Say...

Rachael Wonderlin

Care of the elderly; Geriatric medicine; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

When Someone You Know Is Living in a Dementia Care Community is an accessible guide offering answers to such questions as:*... [more]

$37.99

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Dementia Beyond Drugs: Changing the Culture of Care

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Dementia Beyond Drugs: Changing the Culture of Care

G. Allen Power

Geriatric medicine; Community nursing; Home nursing & caring

Paperback

Reducing the use of psychotropic drugs in the symptomatic treatment of dementia is key to successfully implementing compassionate,... [more]

$88.00

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Ethical Practice in Geropsychology

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Ethical Practice in Geropsychology

Shane S. Bush, Rebecca S. Allen, Victor A. Molinari

Age groups: the elderly; Psychology of ageing; Geriatric medicine; Clinical psychology

Hardback

Introduces a structured decision-making process that draws heavily from principle-based and positive ethics and provides practical... [more]

$143.00

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Step-Up to Geriatrics

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Step-Up to Geriatrics

Mitchell S. King, Mitchell S King

Geriatric medicine

Paperback

Step-Up to Geriatrics provides a high-yield review of geriatric medicine for students taking a geriatric clerkship. Clinical... [more]

$80.95

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