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New and Published Books

  1. 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...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

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

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

    Series: Fundamental and Clinical Cardiology

    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...

    Published September 4th 2013 by CRC Press

  3. The Ethics of Sex and Alzheimer's

    By John Portmann

    Published June 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Perspectives on Care at Home for Older People

    Edited by Christine Ceci, Kristín Björnsdóttir, Mary Ellen Purkis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

    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...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Heart Failure, Second Edition

    Edited by Marc Semigran, Jordan T. Shin

    Series: Fundamental and Clinical Cardiology

    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...

    Published December 7th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. 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...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Vitamin D

    Oxidative Stress, Immunity, and Aging

    Edited by Adrian F. Gombart

    Series: Oxidative Stress and Disease

    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...

    Published November 21st 2012 by CRC Press

  8. 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 (...

    Published November 15th 2012 by CRC Press

  9. Parkinson's Disease, Second Edition

    Edited by Ronald F. Pfeiffer, Zbigniew K. Wszolek, Manuchair Ebadi

    In recent years, considerable advances have been made in our knowledge and understanding of Parkinson's disease (PD). In particular, there has been an explosion of information regarding genetic contributions to the etiology of PD and an increased awareness of the importance of the non-motor...

    Published October 9th 2012 by CRC Press

  10. Alzheimer's Disease

    Targets for New Clinical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies

    Edited by Renee D. Wegrzyn, Alan S. Rudolph

    Series: Frontiers in Neuroscience

    In recent years, a tremendous amount of effort has been focused on better understanding the fundamentals of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) to facilitate early and accurate diagnosis and appropriately targeted therapeutic treatments. Alzheimer’s Disease: Targets for New Clinical, Diagnostic, and...

    Published April 26th 2012 by CRC Press