Physical Change And Aging: A Guide For The Helping Professions, 4th Edition / Edition 4 by Sue V. Saxon, Mary Jean Etten | | 9780826116550 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Physical Change And Aging: A Guide For The Helping Professions, 4th Edition / Edition 4

Physical Change And Aging: A Guide For The Helping Professions, 4th Edition / Edition 4

by Sue V. Saxon, Mary Jean Etten
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826116558

ISBN-13: 9780826116550

Pub. Date: 06/16/2002

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

The physical changes and the common pathologies associated with aging are discussed, along with the psychological and social implications of such changes. The guide is for nurses, gerontologists, social workers, psychologists, rehabilitation specialists and others in the helping professions.

Originally published by The Tiresias Press, Inc.

Overview

The physical changes and the common pathologies associated with aging are discussed, along with the psychological and social implications of such changes. The guide is for nurses, gerontologists, social workers, psychologists, rehabilitation specialists and others in the helping professions.

Originally published by The Tiresias Press, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826116550
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
06/16/2002
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
5.34(w) x 8.36(h) x 1.01(d)

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Table of Contents

    Preface
  1. Perspectives on Aging
  2. Theories of Aging
  3. The Skin, Hair, and Nails
  4. The Musculoskeletal System
  5. The Nervous System
  6. Dementia and Delirium
  7. The Sensory System
  8. The Cardiovascular System
  9. The Respiratory System
  10. The Gastrointestinal System
  11. The Urinary System
  12. The Reproductive System
  13. The Endocrine System
  14. The Immune System
  15. Special Topics (Alcoholism, Falls, Foot Care, Pain)
  16. Health Promotion and Exercise
  17. Nutrition
  18. Medication and the Elderly
  19. Teaching Older Adults
  20. Death and Grief in Later Years

  21. Appendix A: Practical Hints for the Safety of the Aging
    Appendix B: Resources
    Appendix C: Commonly Medical Abbreviations
    Glossary
    Recommended Additional Readings
    Index

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