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Aging: The Health Care Challenge / Edition 3
     

Aging: The Health Care Challenge / Edition 3

by Carole Bernstein Lewis
 

ISBN-10: 0803600429

ISBN-13: 9780803600423

Pub. Date: 08/28/1995

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

When one enters the realm of geriatric rehabilitation, the treatment strategy changes; this book provides a strong foundation for clinical expertise in this area, as well as information for further study. The topic of geriatrics can confuse students because so much information must be extrapolated to the needs of the older person.

Overview

When one enters the realm of geriatric rehabilitation, the treatment strategy changes; this book provides a strong foundation for clinical expertise in this area, as well as information for further study. The topic of geriatrics can confuse students because so much information must be extrapolated to the needs of the older person.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803600423
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
08/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
494
Product dimensions:
6.19(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Theories and Psychosocial Aspects of Aging
1. Theories of Aging
2. Psychosocial Aspects of Aging

Part 2: Physical Aspects of Aging
3. Activities of Daily Living
4. The Effects of Aging on Communication
5. Leisure Skills
6. The Changing Realm of the Senses
7. Musculoskeletal Changes with Age: Clinical Implications
8. Clinical Implications of Neurologic Changes During the Aging Process
9. Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation of the Geriatric Patient
10. Implications of Oncology in the Aged
11. Health Promotion for the Elderly

Part 3: External Aspects of Aging: The Current Status
12. Stress and Aging
13. Nutritional Rehabilitation and the Elderly
14. Medication Management and Appropriate Substance Use for the Elderly
15. Sexuality and the Elderly
16. Working with the Dying Older Patient
17. Clinical Research in Geriatrics
18. Medicare Documentation: The Paperwork Challenge
19. The Frail Elderly and the Health Care Environment
Index

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