Gerontology For The Health Care Professional / Edition 2

Gerontology For The Health Care Professional / Edition 2

by Regula H. Robnett, Walter C. Chop
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763756059

ISBN-13: 9780763756055

Pub. Date: 05/22/2009

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Gerontology For The Health Care Professional, Second Edition Is A Comprehensive, Practical Text Covering The Evolving Field Of Gerontology, Written For Health Care Students And Professionals. This Text Is Clinically Relevant While Implementing Theoretical Treatment Of The Subject Matter. This Text Instills An Appreciation For The Multidimensional Aspects Of Aging For…  See more details below

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Gerontology For The Health Care Professional, Second Edition Is A Comprehensive, Practical Text Covering The Evolving Field Of Gerontology, Written For Health Care Students And Professionals. This Text Is Clinically Relevant While Implementing Theoretical Treatment Of The Subject Matter. This Text Instills An Appreciation For The Multidimensional Aspects Of Aging For Those Who Are Working With And Caring For Elderly Patients Or Clients. Written By Experts Across Many Health Professions, Gerontology For The Health Care Professional, Second Edition Presents An Up-To-Date And Realistic View On The Aging Process. With Topics Presented In An Introductory Fashion, This Book Covers All The Important Aspects Of Aging. Each Chapter Includes Objectives, Chapter Outlines, Multiple-Choice Review Questions And Learning Activities!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763756055
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
05/22/2009
Edition description:
2E
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1Demographic Trends of an Aging Society1
2Social Aspects of Aging17
3The Physiology and Pathology of Aging45
4The Psychological, Behavioral, and Cognitive Aspects of Aging107
5Nutrition and the Elderly151
6Drug Therapy in the Elderly185
7Sexuality and Aging203
8The Continuum of Care227
9Financing Health Care for the Elderly257
10Health Care Providers Working with the Elderly285
11Future Concerns in an Aging Society313
Epilogue341
Appendix343
Index345

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