The 36 Hour Day

Author: Nancy L. Mace
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421402793
Format: PDF, ePub
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Originally published in 1981, The 36-Hour Day was the first book of its kind. Thirty years later, with dozens of other books on the market, it remains the definitive guide for people caring for someone with dementia. Now in a new and updated edition, this best-selling book features thoroughly revised chapters on the causes of dementia, managing the early stages of dementia, the prevention of dementia, and finding appropriate living arrangements for the person who has dementia when home care is no longer an option.

Mein Leben ohne Gestern

Author: Lisa Genova
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 9783785760161
Format: PDF, ePub
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Anrührend, beängstigend und doch voller Hoffnung: Mein Leben ohne Gestern erzählt die bewegende Geschichte einer Frau, die sich von der eigenen Vergangenheit verabschieden muss, um einer Zukunft entgegenzusteuern, in der vieles nicht mehr da ist und etwas doch bleibt.

The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry

Author: Edited by David C. Steffens M.D. M.H.S.
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 1585624845
Format: PDF, Docs
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For more than two decades, The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry has been the definitive text on diagnosing and treating mental disorders among the elderly. As with the earlier editions, this new fifth edition provides students, residents, nurses, psychiatrists, and long-term-care professionals with a single authoritative volume that includes both the basic scientific knowledge and the practical clinical skills necessary for working with this growing population. The book includes chapters on the most common mental disorders in the elderly written by leaders in geriatric psychiatry, gerontology, geriatric medicine, and geriatric nursing. In addition to being thoroughly revised to incorporate the most recent and reliable data available, the book is also DSM-5® concordant, reflecting the new structure and classifications clinicians must know to function in today’s health care environment. Replete with outlines, tables, recommended readings, and other useful features, the fifth edition of The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry contains the high-quality, up-to-the-minute diagnostic and treatment information clinicians have come to expect from this classic title.

Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences Sixth Edition

Author: Jeffrey T. Huber
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838911846
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Prepared in collaboration with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated, revised, and expanded edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print and electronic resources in the health sciences, helping librarians find the answers that library users seek. Included are electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, trustworthy electronic-only resources, and resources that library users can access from home or on the go through freely available websites or via library licenses. In this benchmark guide, the authors Include new chapters on health information seeking, point-of-care sources, and global health sources Focus on works that can be considered foundational or essential, in both print and electronic formats Address questions librarians need to consider in developing and maintaining their reference collections When it comes to questions involving the health sciences, this valuable resource will point both library staff and the users they serve in the right direction.

Medical Implications of Elder Abuse and Neglect An Issue of Clinics in Geratric Medicine

Author: Lisa Gibbs
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032332374X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, devoted to Medical Implications of Elder Abuse and Neglect, is edited by Drs. Lisa Gibbs and Laura Mosqueda. Articles in this issue include: Physiology of Aging; Understanding the Medical Markers of Elder Abuse and Neglect: Physical Exam Findings; Medical Markers of Elder Abuse and Neglect: Laboratory Findings; Common Presentations of Elder Abuse in Healthcare Settings; Physical Abuse; Elder Abuse and Neglect by Others; Geriatric Sexual Abuse; Emotional Abuse in Geriatrics; Self- Neglect in Geriatrics; Capacity Assessment in Elder Abuse and Neglect; Geriatric Dementia and Abuse; Mental Health/ Psychiatric Issues in Elder Abuse and Neglect; Care of the Victim in Elder Abuse and Neglect; Prevention and Early Identification of Elder Abuse and Neglect; and Doctors Roles and Relationships with other Agencies in Elder Abuse and Neglect.

Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults

Author: Karen Barney
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032306776X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Look no further for the book that provides the information essential for successful practice in the rapidly growing field of gerontological occupational therapy! Occupational Therapy with Aging Adults is a new, comprehensive text edited by OT and gerontological experts Karen Frank Barney and Margaret Perkinson that takes a unique interdisciplinary and collaborative approach in covering every major aspects of geriatric gerontological occupational therapy practice. With 30 chapters written by 70 eminent leaders in gerontology and OT, this book covers the entire continuum of care for the aging population along with special considerations for this rapidly growing demographic. This innovative text also covers topical issues spanning the areas of ethical approaches to treatment; nutrition and oral health concerns; pharmacological issues; low vision interventions; assistive technology supports; and more to ensure readers are well versed in every aspect of this key practice area. UNIQUE! Intraprofessional and interprofessional approach to intervention emphasizes working holistically and collaboratively in serving older adults. Case examples help you learn to apply new information to actual patient situations. Questions at the end of each chapter can be used for discussion or other learning applications. Chapter on evidence-based practice discusses how to incorporate evidence into the clinical setting. Chapter on ethics provides a deeper understanding of how to address challenging ethical dilemmas. UNIQUE! Chapter on the wide range of physiological changes among the aging patient population highlights related occupational performance issues. UNIQUE! Chapter on oral health explores the challenges faced by older adults.

Death Dying Life Living

Author: Charles A. Corr
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 133767057X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Practical and inspiring, DEATH & DYING, LIFE & LIVING, 8th Edition helps students learn how to navigate encounters with death, dying, and bereavement. The authors integrate classical and contemporary material, present task-based approaches for individual and family coping, and include four chapters devoted to death-related issues faced by children, adolescents, young and middle-aged adults, and older adults. They also discuss a variety of cultural and religious perspectives that affect people's understanding and practices associated with such encounters. Practical guidelines for constructive communication encourage productive living in the face of death. You can use this book as a primary textbook for undergraduate and graduate courses in death, dying, and bereavement; as a supplementary text in related courses; or as a general resource. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.