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E-Books on Geriatric H & P
Geriatric Resources For Healthcare
Portal of Online Geriatric Education
A comprehensive and free collection of expert-contributed geriatrics educational materials for educators and learners
Aging Stats Online
This report provides the latest data on the 37 key indicators selected by the Forum to portray aspects of the lives of older Americans and their families. It is divided into five subject areas: population, economics, health status, health risks and behaviors, and health care
American Geriatrics Society Clinical Guidelines
The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a not-for-profit organization of over 6,000 health professionals devoted to improving the health, independence and quality of life of all older people. The Society provides leadership to healthcare professionals, policy makers and the public by implementing and advocating for programs in patient care, research, professional and public education, and public policy.
National Institute on Aging
The National Institute on Aging (NIA). Since 1974, the NIA -- one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of the NIH -- has been at the forefront of the Nation's research activities dedicated to understanding the nature of aging, supporting the health and well being of older adults, and extending healthy, active years of life for more people.
Geriatric Resources for Healthcare Profesisonal
Talking With Your Older Patient: A Clinician's Handbook
This essential guide for health professionals offers strategies for communicating effectively with older patients. Among the topics addressed in this 61-page publication are how to talk about sensitive issues, give bad news, and be aware of cultural differences.
Physiological Basis of Aging and Geriatrics by
Call Number: WT104 P578 2007 Newark Stacks
Publication Date: 2007-08-16
about the bookâ¦Extensively revised and updated to reflect the current state of knowledge in the study of aging, this Fourth Edition offers a complete profile of the aging process at all levels, from molecules and cells to demography and evolution. Written by international experts in current basic and clinical aging research, this text includes aspects of individual, comparative, and differential aging, and discussions of theories and mechanisms of aging. This invaluable reference illustrates how bodily systems, organs, and functions are affected with aging, describes how genetic and environmental factors influence age-related changes, and addresses some of the clinical consequences of these changes for health and longevity. Well illustrated, with numerous tables and graphs, this book presents up-to-date information from internationally renowned experts in various bio-medical fields.
The Practice of Geriatrics by
Call Number: WT100 P895g 2007 Newark Stacks
Publication Date: 2007-06-29
The geriatric population is expected to double by 2020. The new fourth edition of Practice of Geriatrics will equip you with the knowledge you need to provide effective care for this growing patient population. With revised and up-to-date content throughout, this essential reference will keep you abreast of the latest clinical protocols and management challenges in geriatric care. Stay up to date on all aspects of caring for the older patient-from assessment and prevention through to treatment and rehabilitation. Effectively manage common geriatric syndromes, neuropsychiatric disorders, and medical and surgical disorders. Enhance quality of life with help from the latest knowledge on palliative care, transitions of care, wellness, frailty, and elder sensory disorder. Better understand the unique issues of older patients with expert guidance on systems of care, elder abuse, medication use, sexuality, and more. Gain fresh perspectives with contributions from 40% new authors. Find information easily with a new, user-friendly two-color page format.