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Palliative and End of Life Care in Nursing

by Jane Nicol and Brian Nyatanga Learning Matters
Pub Date:
06/2014
ISBN:
9781446270929
Format:
Pb+ 184 pages

With the number of people requiring palliative and end-of-life care set to increase by 2020, it is the responsibility of every...

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Aging with a Disability: What the Clinician Needs to Know

by Bryan J. Kemp, Ph.D., and Laura Mosqueda, M.D. Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
05/2004
ISBN:
9780801878176
Format:
Pb+ 328 pages

With advances in medical care, technology, and rehabilitation, people with disabilities are now living longer. Many, in fact,...

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How We Think About Dementia: Personhood, Rights, Ethics, the Arts and What They Mean for Care

by Julian C Hughes Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
07/2014
ISBN:
9781849054775
Format:
Pbk 248 pages

Exploring concepts of ageing, personhood, capacity, liberty, best interests and the nature and ethics of palliative care, this...

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Caring for Older People in Nursing

by Sue Barker Learning Matters
Pub Date:
10/2013
ISBN:
9781446267639
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Pb+ 256 pages

As medical advances become more sophisticated, average life expectancies continue to grow. This presents significant challenges...

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Art and Science of Aging Well: A Physician's Guide to a Healthy Body, Mind, and Spirit

by Mark Williams The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
08/2016
ISBN:
9781469627397
Format:
Hbk 240 pages

In the past century, average life expectancies have nearly doubled, and today, for the first time in human history, many people...

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Geriatric Bioscience: The Link Between Aging and Disease

by David Hamerman MD Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
10/2007
ISBN:
9780801886928
Format:
Hbk 316 pages

It is increasingly important for physicians who treat older persons, and for researchers on aging, to understand how molecular...

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Fragrance and Wellbeing: Plant Aromatics and Their Influence on the Psyche

by Jennifer Peace Rhind Singing Dragon
Pub Date:
10/2013
ISBN:
9781848190900
Format:
Pbk 448 pages

For thousands of years fragrance has been used, across many varied cultures, for altering mental and emotional states, and as...

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Integrated Textbook of Geriatric Mental Health

by Donna Cohen and Carl Eisdorfer Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
08/2011
ISBN:
9781421400983
Format:
Pb+ 344 pages

As the population ages, increasing numbers of older people require the attention and services of mental health professionals....

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Public Health for an Aging Society

by Thomas R Prohaska, Lynda A Anderson and Robert H Binstock Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
03/2012
ISBN:
9781421404356
Format:
Pb+ 456 pages

Public Health and Aging was published to critical acclaim almost fifteen years ago. Much has changed in public health since then....

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Aging and the Art of Living

by Jan Baars Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
09/2012
ISBN:
9781421406466
Format:
Hbk 304 pages

In this deeply considered meditation on ageing in Western culture, Jan Baars argues that, in today's world, living longer does...

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Living with Alzheimer's: Managing Memory Loss, Identity, and Illness

by Renée Beard New York University Press
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9781479889808
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

News of Alzheimer’s disease is constantly in the headlines. Every day we hear heart-wrenching stories of people caring for a loved...

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Aging Together: Dementia, Friendship, and Flourishing Communities

by Susan H McFadden and John T McFadden Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
03/2014
ISBN:
9781421413754
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

Never in human history have there been so many people entering old age—roughly one-third of whom will experience some form of...

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Ethics in an Aging Society

by Harry R. Moody Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
03/1996
ISBN:
9780801853975
Format:
Pbk 288 pages

Recent years have seen a growing interest in the questions of ethics and aging. Advances in medical technology have created dilemmas...

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Ethical Patient Care: A Casebook for Geriatric Health Care Teams

by edited by Mathy D. Mezey, Christine K. Cassel, Melissa M. Bottrell, Kathryn Hyer, Judith L. Howe,and Terry T. Fulmer Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
01/2002
ISBN:
9780801867705
Format:
Pbk 392 pages

The delivery of good medical care often involves professionals from various disciplines working together. Interdisciplinary health...

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Improving the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes: An Evidence-Based Approach

by Thomas T H Wan, Gerald-Mark Breen, Ning Jackie Zhang and Lynn Unruh Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
09/2010
ISBN:
9780801897184
Format:
Hbk 152 pages

The landmark Nursing Home Care Reform Act of 1987 mandated basic standards of care to ensure the physical, mental, and psychosocial...

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