Geriatric Rehabilitation: A Clinical Approach / Edition 3

Geriatric Rehabilitation: A Clinical Approach / Edition 3

by Carole B. Lewis Ph.D., PT, GCS, Jennifer Bottomley, Jennifer M. Bottomley, Jennifer Bottomley
     
 

In this new edition, the readibility has been enhanced with streamlined text, added subheadings, introductions, and conclusions to each chapter. The special needs of the elderly in all health care settings is the unifying element of this book. It emphasizes a balance of theory, clinical application of knowledge, and clinical skills in caring for the older adult

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In this new edition, the readibility has been enhanced with streamlined text, added subheadings, introductions, and conclusions to each chapter. The special needs of the elderly in all health care settings is the unifying element of this book. It emphasizes a balance of theory, clinical application of knowledge, and clinical skills in caring for the older adult population, and focuses on the practical components for their comprehensive rehabilitation. This book addresses and incorporates aspects of prevention, fitness, and wellness into the rehabilitative model of care for elders with and without pathological conditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131708266
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/22/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
8.58(w) x 10.86(h) x 1.33(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Demographics of Aging

Chapter 2

Comparing and Contrasting the Theories of Aging

Chapter 3

Age-Related Changes in Physiology

Chapter 4

Psychosocial Aspects of Aging

Chapter 5

Pathological Manifestations of Aging

Chapter 6

Exploring Nutritional Needs

Chapter 7

Geriatric Pharmacology

Chapter 8

Principles and Practice of Geriatric Rehabilitation

Chapter 9

Patient Evaluation

Chapter 10

Functional Assessment

Chapter 11

Orthopedic Considerations

Chapter 12

Neurological Considerations

Chapter 13

Cardiopulmonary and Cardiovascular Conderations

Chapter 14

Integumentary Considerations

Chapter 15

Establishing Community Based Screening

Chapter 16

Communication

Chapter 17

Attitudes and Ethics in Gerontology

Chapter 18

Education and the Older Adult: Learning, Memory and Intelligence

Chapter 19

Administration of Geriatric Services

Chapter 20

Consultation and Research

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