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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 76 new and published books in the subject of Geriatric Nursing — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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 3rd 2013 by CRC Press

  2. Gerontological Care

    By Claire Welford

    Series: Nursing and Health Survival Guides

    As the world population ages and people live longer, nurses and healthcare workers, no matter what area they work in, will encounter older people. This pocket-sized (120x80mm), spiral-bound guide in the popular Nursing & Health Survival Guide series aims to provide you with the...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Dementia Care

    By Dawn Brooker, Sue Lillyman

    Series: Nursing and Health Survival Guides

    Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information on caring for patients with dementia at your fingertips. All you need to know on:Person-centered dementia care Communication and managing behaviour Pain assessment Nutrition and...

    Published February 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 6th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. 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 20th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. 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 14th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. 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 8th 2012 by CRC Press

  8. 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 25th 2012 by CRC Press

  9. Skin Diseases in the Elderly

    A Color Handbook

    By Colby Craig Evans, Whitney A High

    Series: Medical Color Handbook Series

    In this new color handbook, the authors deal systematically with those skin conditions that are particular to or more common in the elderly covering testing, diagnosis and treatment options. Given ageing populations the need for such a book is urgent. More and more elderly patients will seek care...

    Published December 14th 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Healthcare Sensor Networks

    Challenges Toward Practical Implementation

    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...

    Published September 27th 2011 by CRC Press