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A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation

A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation Book
Author : Timothy L. Kauffman,Ronald W. Scott,John O. Barr,Michael L. Moran
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2014-09-05
ISBN : 0702060585
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Now in its third edition, this trusted clinical guide enables both the busy practitioner and student to review or to learn about a range of pathologies, conditions, examinations, diagnostic procedures, and interventions that can be effectively used in the physical rehabilitation of older people. It presents a broad overview of age-related physiological changes as well as specific professional discipline perspectives. Organized into eleven distinct and interrelated units, the first unit begins with key anatomical and physiological considerations seen with aging which have significant impact on the older person. The second and third units go on to review important aging-related conditions and disorders of the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular/neurological systems respectively. Neoplasms commonly encountered in older people are the focus of the fourth unit; while aging-related conditions of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, integumentary and sensory systems are presented in units five through seven. Unit eight highlights a range of specific clinical problems and conditions commonly encountered with older patients. Critically, all of these units emphasize important examination and diagnostic procedures needed for a thorough evaluation and stress interventions that can be of significant benefit to the older patient. The ninth unit presents select physical therapeutic interventions that are especially important in managing rehabilitative care. Key societal issues related to aging are discussed in the tenth unit. Finally, the concluding eleventh unit focuses on the successful rehabilitation team that includes both professional and non-professional caregiver members. A trusted guide to the conditions and problems faced when evaluating and treating geriatric patients Extensive coverage over 84 chapters, each written by an expert in the field Includes imaging, vision and the aging ear Cross-referenced - providing the complexity and inter-relatedness of co-morbidities common to aging patients Collaborative international perspective Chapters on the aging spine; frailty; safe pilates for bone health; health care for older people Additional renowned editor - Ronald W. Scott Revised title to reflect the comprehensive scope of content covered (previously entitled Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual)

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A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation Pageburst E book on Vitalsource Book
Author : Timothy L. Kauffman,Ronald W. Scott,John O. Barr,Michael L. Moran
Publisher : Churchill Livingstone
Release : 2014-12-31
ISBN : 9780702060915
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Now in its third edition, this trusted clinical guide enables both the busy practitioner and student to review or to learn about a range of pathologies, conditions, examinations, diagnostic procedures, and interventions that can be effectively used in the physical rehabilitation of older people. It presents a broad overview of age-related physiological changes as well as specific professional discipline perspectives. Organized into eleven distinct and interrelated units, the first unit begins with key anatomical and physiological considerations seen with aging which have significant impact on the older person. The second and third units go on to review important aging-related conditions and disorders of the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular/neurological systems respectively. Neoplasms commonly encountered in older people are the focus of the fourth unit; while aging-related conditions of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, integumentary and sensory systems are presented in units five through seven. Unit eight highlights a range of specific clinical problems and conditions commonly encountered with older patients. Critically, all of these units emphasize important examination and diagnostic procedures needed for a thorough evaluation and stress interventions that can be of significant benefit to the older patient. The ninth unit presents select physical therapeutic interventions that are especially important in managing rehabilitative care. Key societal issues related to aging are discussed in the tenth unit. Finally, the concluding eleventh unit focuses on the successful rehabilitation team that includes both professional and non-professional caregiver members. A trusted guide to the conditions and problems faced when evaluating and treating geriatric patients Extensive coverage over 84 chapters, each written by an expert in the field Includes imaging, vision and the aging ear Cross-referenced - providing the complexity and inter-relatedness of co-morbidities common to aging patients Collaborative international perspective Chapters on the aging spine; frailty; safe pilates for bone health; health care for older people Additional renowned editor - Ronald W. Scott Revised title to reflect the comprehensive scope of content covered (previously entitledGeriatric Rehabilitation Manual)

A Comprehensive Guide to Rehabilitation of the Older Patient E Book

A Comprehensive Guide to Rehabilitation of the Older Patient E Book Book
Author : Shane O'Hanlon,Marie Smith
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2020-11-17
ISBN : 0702080179
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book will help all health professionals involved in the rehabilitation of older people to provide their patients with the highest possible quality of life and autonomy. Expanded and rewritten by a diverse team of authors, the text is suitable for doctors in all specialties that see older patients, as well as nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, dietitians, speech and language therapists/pathologists, physician associates/assistants, healthcare assistants, and many others including patients, family members and students. The book is written in an accessible, no-jargon style and provides a patient-centred perspective on recent advances in the field of rehabilitation – an increasingly important aspect of care for older people. Clear explanations of relevant concepts: ageing, frailty, comprehensive assessment, rehabilitation Broad coverage of all aspects of rehabilitation including different settings Explanations of input from multiple health professionals Problem-based section that highlights solutions to common issues during rehabilitation Specialty-specific areas of rehabilitation such as stroke rehabilitation, cancer rehabilitation, post-operative rehabilitation, trauma, rehabilitation in the community Practical section explaining how to plan discharge safely, run a care planning meeting, organize home supports, continue rehabilitation at home Evidence-based but accessible writing, complemented by practical clinical wisdom Aimed at a broader audience – applicable to all health professionals who see older patients Resources for patients and their caregivers Multiple-choice questions to test knowledge

Rehabilitation Ethics for Interprofessional Practice

Rehabilitation Ethics for Interprofessional Practice Book
Author : Laura L. Swisher,Charlotte Brasic Royeen
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release : 2019-02-26
ISBN : 1449673376
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Rehabilitation professionals need to be grounded in moral principles in order to meet the needs of patients and effectively collaborate in interprofessional healthcare teams. Rehabilitation Ethics for Interprofessional Practice introduces a common language and theory for interdisciplinary ethics education and practice while establishing a moral foundation and guiding readers in how to put ethical principles into action. The text begins by describing the moral commons, a framework for ethical deliberation characterized by mutual respect for personal and professional identity, common language, inclusion of relevant stakeholders, and the dialogic process. The authors then describe the Dialogic Engagement Model (DEM), gives professionals a structure and space for learning and understanding within their teams as they strive to provide ethical patient care. Rehabilitation Ethics for Interprofessional Practice is forward-looking, grounded in both theory and practice. A resource for faculty

Golden Years

Golden Years  Book
Author : Deborah Carr
Publisher : Russell Sage Foundation
Release : 2019-01-22
ISBN : 1610448774
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Thanks to advances in technology, medicine, Social Security, and Medicare, old age for many Americans is characterized by comfortable retirement, good health, and fulfilling relationships. But there are also millions of people over 65 who struggle with poverty, chronic illness, unsafe housing, social isolation, and mistreatment by their caretakers. What accounts for these disparities among older adults? Sociologist Deborah Carr’s Golden Years? draws insights from multiple disciplines to illuminate the complex ways that socioeconomic status, race, and gender shape the nearly every aspect of older adults’ lives. By focusing on an often-invisible group of vulnerable elders, Golden Years? reveals that disadvantages accumulate across the life course and can diminish the well-being of many. Carr connects research in sociology, psychology, epidemiology, gerontology, and other fields to explore the well-being of older adults. On many indicators of physical health, such as propensity for heart disease or cancer, black seniors fare worse than whites due to lifetimes of exposure to stressors such as economic hardships and racial discrimination and diminished access to health care. In terms of mental health, Carr finds that older women are at higher risk of depression and anxiety than men, yet older men are especially vulnerable to suicide, a result of complex factors including the rigid masculinity expectations placed on this generation of men. Carr finds that older adults’ physical and mental health are also closely associated with their social networks and the neighborhoods in which they live. Even though strong relationships with spouses, families, and friends can moderate some of the health declines associated with aging, women—and especially women of color—are more likely than men to live alone and often cannot afford home health care services, a combination that can be isolating and even fatal. Finally, social inequalities affect the process of dying itself, with white and affluent seniors in a better position to convey their end-of-life preferences and use hospice or palliative care than their disadvantaged peers. Carr cautions that rising economic inequality, the lingering impact of the Great Recession, and escalating rates of obesity and opioid addiction, among other factors, may contribute to even greater disparities between the haves and the have-nots in future cohorts of older adults. She concludes that policies, such as income supplements for the poorest older adults, expanded paid family leave, and universal health care could ameliorate or even reverse some disparities. A comprehensive analysis of the causes and consequences of later-life inequalities, Golden Years? demonstrates the importance of increased awareness, strong public initiatives, and creative community-based programs in ensuring that all Americans have an opportunity to age well.

Handbook of Cancer Survivorship Care

Handbook of Cancer Survivorship Care Book
Author : Dr. Maria Alma Rodriguez, MD,Dr. Lewis E. Foxhall, MD
Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
Release : 2018-08-28
ISBN : 082613825X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Handbook of Cancer Survivorship Care serves as a practical and concise guide for the multidisciplinary management of cancer survivors. Nearly all of the chapters are authored by a team consisting of a seasoned oncologist and an experienced practitioner who provides direct services in survivorship care. Chapters reflect the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and cover the high-yield pearls and clinical applications that lead to quality patient care outcomes. Part I discusses the basic concepts of survivorship care, models of care, and clinical tools while addressing late and long-term effects of treatment, screening methods for secondary or recurring tumors, and prevention of disease relapse. Part II includes chapters on cancers commonly seen in community practice, such as breast, prostate, lymphoma, and colorectal. Chapters in Part II provide clinical pearls and disease-specific background, a guide to disease surveillance, instructions for monitoring late effects, early detection tips, and information on psychosocial health, all to better direct clinical assessment and management. With cancer survivors an increasing segment of the healthcare population and survivorship care rapidly evolving, it is paramount that oncologists and other care providers are up-to-date on the clinical strategies, interventions, and recommendations for follow-up care. As a pocket-sized, quick reference, Handbook of Cancer Survivorship Care is an indispensable resource for any healthcare provider – including physicians, nurses, and other practitioners – seeing patients in remission; it covers the must-know points of clinical management and successfully carries over cutting-edge expertise into clinical practice whether it is used at the bedside or in the clinic. Key Features: Includes practical guidance on challenging areas such as addressing psychosocial issues, establishing screening and prevention strategies, managing late effects in cancer survivors and many more Easy-to-read outline format makes referencing in the clinical setting quick and convenient Practical clinical vignettes with self-assessment Q&A accompany chapters in Part II Clinical pearls highlight survivorship guidelines and their application Provides management guidelines and detailed disease surveillance strategies for site-specific cancers Includes digital access to the e-book

Studyguide for Geriatric Rehabilitation

Studyguide for Geriatric Rehabilitation Book
Author : Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Publisher : Cram101
Release : 2013-05
ISBN : 9781490209517
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included. Cram101 Textbook Outlines gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes for your textbook with optional online practice tests. Only Cram101 Outlines are Textbook Specific. Cram101 is NOT the Textbook. Accompanys: 9780521673761

Recent Developments in Nursing and Midwifery

Recent Developments in Nursing and Midwifery Book
Author : Fügen Ozcanarslan,Nelya Lukpanovna Shapekova,Behire Sancar
Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Release : 2018-10-23
ISBN : 1527520137
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book includes multiple chapters related to themes on nursing and midwifery. Some of the topics explored here are clinical decision improving applications, healthy and happy aging, house accidents and first aid, complementary and alternative medicine, sleep quality in paediatric burn patients, dyspnoea management in palliative care, and personalized chemotherapy. It provides essential information on the most important issues in nursing and midwifery, including quality of life, depression, physical restraints and care dependency. It offers several suggestions for future research in nursing, basing its findings on surveys and scientific literature reviews. This book will appeal to professional nurses, nursing scientists, nursing students, scholars in health sciences and nursing, medical center staff, health sciences students, and other healthcare professionals. It will also provide a valuable resource for those working in nursing homes, as well as researchers in the field.

Clinical Naturopathy In Practice

Clinical Naturopathy  In Practice Book
Author : Jerome Sarris,Jon Wardle
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2017-03-31
ISBN : 0729584615
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Clinical Naturopathy: In Practice applies the research, principles and treatment protocols outlined in Clinical Naturopathy: An Evidence-Based Guide to Practice, 2nd Edition. Written by a team of world-leading naturopathic practitioners and academics, Clinical Naturopathy: In Practice demonstrates the clinical decision-making processes in treating common conditions. It shares the clinical experiences of the expert authors, provides a gold-standard, integrative approach to real-world cases, and will guide you to deliver better clinical outcomes for your patients. Clinical pearls - key points to take into consideration during the examination process Diagnostic considerations Treatment protocols Example prescriptions Expected outcomes and Signposts for recovery - what to expect if treatment is effective or not Follow-up protocols - a guide of what to expect throughout the patient journey Clinical comprehension questions - to help understand practical concepts that drive the authors' clinical decision making

Occupational Therapy with Elders eBook

Occupational Therapy with Elders   eBook Book
Author : Helene Lohman,Sue Byers-Connon,Rene Padilla
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2017-12-26
ISBN : 0323528864
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Get the focused foundation you need to successfully work with older adults. Occupational Therapy with Elders: Strategies for the COTA, 4th Edition is the only comprehensive book on geriatric occupational therapy designed specifically for the certified occupational therapy assistant. It provides in-depth coverage of each aspect of geriatric practice — from wellness and prevention to death and dying. Expert authors Helene Lohman, Sue Byers-Connon, and René Padilla offer an unmatched discussion of diverse populations and the latest on geriatric policies and procedures in this fast-growing area of practice. You will come away with a strong foundation in aging trends and strategies for elder care in addition to having a deep understanding of emerging areas such as low-vision rehabilitation, driving and mobility issues, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, new technological advancements, health literacy, public policy, dignity therapy, and more. Plus, you will benefit from 20 additional evidence briefs and numerous case studies to help apply all the information you learn to real-life practice. It’s the focused, evidence-based, and client-centered approach that every occupational therapy assistant needs to effectively care for today’s elder patients. UNIQUE! Focus on the occupational therapy assistant highlights the importance of COTAs to the care of elder clients. Unique! Attention to diverse populations and cultures demonstrates how to respect and care for clients of different backgrounds. UNIQUE! Discussion of elder abuse, battered women, and literacy includes information on how the OTA can address these issues that are often overlooked. User resources on Evolve feature learning activities to help you review what you have learned and assess your comprehension. Case studies at the end of certain chapters illustrate principles and help you understand content as it relates to real-life situations. Multidisciplinary approach demonstrates the importance of collaboration between the OT and OTA by highlighting the OTA’s role in caring for the elderly and how they work in conjunction with occupational therapists. Key terms, chapter objectives, and review questions are found in each chapter to help identify what information is most important. NEW! 20 Additional evidence briefs have been added to reinforce this book’s evidence-based client-centered approach. NEW! Incorporation of EMR prevalence and telehealth as a diagnostic and monitoring tool have been added throughout this new edition. NEW! Expanded content on mild cognitive impairment, health literacy, and chronic conditions have been incorporated throughout the book to reflect topical issues commonly faced by OTs and OTAs today. NEW! Coverage of technological advancements has been incorporated in the chapter on sensory impairments. NEW! Other updated content spans public policy, HIPAA, power of attorney, advanced directives, alternative treatment settings, dignity therapy, and validation of the end of life. NEW! Merged chapters on vision and hearing impairments create one sensory chapter that offers a thorough background in both areas.

Handbook of Food Structure Development

Handbook of Food Structure Development Book
Author : Fotis Spyropoulos,Aris Lazidis,Ian Norton
Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
Release : 2019-10-17
ISBN : 1788019059
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The most useful properties of food, i.e. the ones that are detected through look, touch and taste, are a manifestation of the food’s structure. Studies about how this structure develops or can be manipulated during food production and processing are a vital part of research in food science. This book provides the status of research on food structure and how it develops through the interplay between processing routes and formulation elements. It covers food structure development across a range of food settings and consider how this alters in order to design food with specific functionalities and performance. Food structure has to be considered across a range of length scales and the book includes a section focusing on analytical and theoretical approaches that can be taken to analyse/characterise food structure from the nano- to the macro-scale. The book concludes by outlining the main challenges arising within the field and the opportunities that these create in terms of establishing or growing future research activities. Edited and written by world class contributors, this book brings the literature up-to-date by detailing how the technology and applications have moved on over the past 10 years. It serves as a reference for researchers in food science and chemistry, food processing and food texture and structure.

Geriatric Rehabilitation

Geriatric Rehabilitation Book
Author : K. Rao Poduri
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2017-03-16
ISBN : 1482211238
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Geriatric Rehabilitation addresses the fact that this is an age in which individuals have increasing longevity, better health care, education and expectations of health care which present new, increasing and even radical challenges to health care providers. The care of our older patients in rehabilitation settings demands the broad understanding of the key differences in strategies to care for older adults. The combined skills embraced in rehabilitation and geriatrics are presenting unprecedented opportunities for both fields to make substantive and even ground-breaking improvements in the lives of millions of older adults who entrust their lives to us. Rarely in one’s medical career are such opportunities so evident and achievable. Geriatric Rehabilitation edited by Dr. K. Rao Poduri, MD. FAAPMR draws on a distinguished group of authors who are the front-line providers of care to the older adults. This book presents the full spectrum of the unique care needs of older patients who need the combined skills of physical medicine and geriatrics. It provides an easily accessible means of acquiring and improving these new skills for all those involved in geriatric care.

Fundamentals of Geriatrics for Health Professionals

Fundamentals of Geriatrics for Health Professionals Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Release : 1990
ISBN : 031326225X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides the first centralized source of basic information on geriatrics for a multidisciplinary range of health professionals. The annotations found in this volume are written clearly and concisely so that the reader can quickly grasp the essence of each reference. Organized in two sections, resources for individual health care disciplines are identified, followed by resources in health care issues that cut across all disciplines. Each chapter has been compiled by individuals experienced in geriatrics education and practice in their respective discipline or content area.

Advanced Age Geriatric Care

Advanced Age Geriatric Care Book
Author : Nages Nagaratnam,Kujan Nagaratnam,Gary Cheuk
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-11-26
ISBN : 3319969986
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As the Baby Boomers age, concerns over healthcare systems' abilities to accommodate geriatric patients grow increasingly challenging. This is especially true with the population deemed to be “the oldest of the old,” specifically those over the age of 85. Unlike any other time in history, this demographic is the fastest growing segment of most developed countries. In the United States the oldest old is projected to double from 4.3 million to 9.6 million by 2030. The increased life expectancy of the population since the early 1900s has been built on the improvement of living conditions, diet, public health and advancement in medical care. With this we have seen a steady decline in the age-specific prevalence of vascular and heart diseases, stroke and even dementia. Older persons are healthier today than their counterparts decades ago. More importantly than in any other age group, the care of the oldest old must be individualized; management decisions should be made taking into consideration the older persons’ expressed wishes, quality of life, function and mental capacity. The inevitable consequence is that there will be an increase in the prevalence of older persons with chronic diseases, multiple co-existing pathologies and neuro-degenerative diseases. The oldest of the aging population are often excluded from drug trials and their treatments are largely based on findings extrapolated from that of the younger old. Furthermore, among the oldest old, physiologically they are more diverse than other segments of the population. Their demographic characteristics are unparalleled and different compared to that of the younger old. Several studies have drawn attention to the differing attitudes among health professionals towards elderly people and many show prejudice because they are old. As a result, the use of age as a criteria in determining the appropriateness of treatment is of very limited validity, yet there are limited resources that guide physicians through these challenges. This book creates a greater awareness of these challenges and offers practical guidelines for working within the infrastructures vital to this demographic. This book is designed for geriatricians, primary care physicians, junior medical officers, specialty geriatrics nurses, and gerontologists. It is divided into 3 sections: General Considerations, Chronic diseases and Geriatric Syndromes. Each chapter provides a summary of important and essential information under the heading of Key Points. Case studies are included in some of the chapters to highlight the principles of management.

Practical Guide to Geriatric Medicine

Practical Guide to Geriatric Medicine Book
Author : Ranjit N. Ratnaike
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Release : 2002
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is a comprehensive guide to a range of medical conditions and pertinent topics to improve the quality of life of older people. The book adopts a practical, systematic approach, with easy access to medical and other problems of importance to the elderly.

Medical Aspects of Disability for the Rehabilitation Professional Fifth Edition

Medical Aspects of Disability for the Rehabilitation Professional  Fifth Edition Book
Author : Dr. Alex Moroz, MD,Dr. Steven R. Flanagan, MD,Dr. Herb Zaretsky, PhD
Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
Release : 2016-12-28
ISBN : 0826132286
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The fifth edition of this landmark volume has been substantially updated and expanded to encompass an abundance of innovative rehabilitation research supported by changing technology and new research methodologies. Written for rehabilitation practitioners, researchers, and students, it distills crucial new information regarding aspects of disability pertaining to medical conditions commonly encountered in rehabilitation settings. The fifth edition addresses new topics at the forefront of medical rehabilitation and disability from clinical, functional, and psychological perspectives, including traumatic brain injury, stroke and spinal cord injury, limb deficiency, organ transplantation, geriatric rehabilitation, and new and technology-based rehabilitation research. The book delivers new findings about social work in physical medicine, complementary and alternative treatments, trends in treatment delivery and payment systems, relevant legislation, and telerehabilitation. New chapter authors—noted authorities in their fields—address rheumatic diseases, stroke, rehabilitation nursing, research directions, and integrative medicine, among other topics. The text continues to be the only guide to medical aspects of disability for nonphysician rehabilitation professionals and other health care providers outside of rehabilitation medicine. It serves as a comprehensive guide on what to expect and how to manage each medical issue, causative agents, classification, pain management, psychological factors, and more. New to the Fifth Edition: Updated coverage of rheumatic diseases, stroke, rehabilitation nursing, research directions, and integrative medicine New information about traumatic brain injury, limb deficiency, organ transplantation, geriatric rehabilitation, and Technology-based research Innovations in delivery and payment systems, accreditation, opportunities and challenges for quality, and outcome assessments New findings regarding social work in physical medicine, complementary and alternative medicine, relevant legislation, and telerehabilitation Updates on speech, language, hearing, and swallowing disorders New coverage of neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, and pediatric disorders Key Features: Delivers key information critical to the study of disability including functional status, prognosis, psychology, and vocational issues Discusses how changes in health care regulations have impacted rehabilitation medicine delivery Analyzes the convergence of emerging technologies and clinical practice Includes the contributions of distinguished practitioners, researchers, and educators Provides a robust Instructor’s Manual

Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual

Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual Book
Author : Timothy L. Kauffman
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0443102333
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This manual gives step-by-step guidance on the evaluation and treatment of geriatric diseases and disorders. It covers incidence of disorders, diagnostic tests, associated diagnoses, clinical implications for mobility, and rehabilitation techniques. It offers a broad overview of the effects of aging on all body systems. Special geriatric considerations for laboratory assessment, thermoregulations, and pharmacology are also discussed. This manual is a resource for all training clinicians in geriatric care and is a quick-reference guide for students and practitioners in this field.

Geriatrics for Specialists

Geriatrics for Specialists Book
Author : Andrew G. Lee,Jane F. Potter,G. Michael Harper
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021
ISBN : 3030762718
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book aims to be a single point of reference for advances in the care of geriatric populations across medical and surgical specialties. The aging population is a unique demographic with its own health challenges. Geriatricians are specifically trained to address these challenges but few medical students or residents enter geriatrics, even as the demand for geriatric expertise increases. The practices of many medical and surgical specialists are dominated by older patients who may themselves see many specialists but rarely visit geriatricians. This updated edition elucidates the most common medical conditions seen in aging patients and translates approaches to those conditions for physicians across specialties. Divided into three sections that assemble crosscutting issues, medical specialties, and surgical and related specialties, this book serves as a guide for clinicians of all backgrounds who will work with older patients as the demographic ages further. This second edition of Geriatrics for Specialists expands the number of specialist chapters to reflect growth in research in aging and clinical care for older people in dermatology, plastic surgery, and behavioral neurology. All original chapters from the first edition are extensively revised and updated to reflect the rapid growth of new knowledge in the field.

A Comprehensive Guide to Music Therapy 2nd Edition

A Comprehensive Guide to Music Therapy  2nd Edition Book
Author : Stine Lindahl Jacobsen,Inge Nygaard Pedersen,Lars Ole Bonde
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Release : 2019-05-21
ISBN : 1784507938
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Music therapy as an intervention in medical, educational and many other environments has a rich and diverse history of methods, approaches and models. Consolidating the many components of music therapy, this completely updated edition of A Comprehensive Guide to Music Therapy covers everything students, teachers and practitioners of music therapy need to know. Building upon the work of Tony Wigram and developments within the field of music therapy over the last 15 years, this second edition looks at the theoretical foundation of music therapy, selected models and interventions, how it can be applied in clinical practice, and the recent progress made in research and evidence-based practice. Giving a complete picture of the multifaceted world of music therapy, it is a must-have for music therapy students, teachers and practitioners.

Compact Clinical Guide to Geriatric Pain Management

Compact Clinical Guide to Geriatric Pain Management Book
Author : Ann Quinlan-Colwell,Yvonne M. D'Arcy
Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
Release : 2011-12-20
ISBN : 0826107303
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is one of the specialty references to accompany the keystone titles (chronic & acute pain) in a series of pain management references for use by primary care providers (NPs, PAs, CNSs) in clinics, hospitals, palliative care settings and in specialty care courses and for clinical nurses (RNs) in specialty settings such as critical care. The concise, portable, clinically oriented book provides quick access to needed pain management guidelines presented in a consistent format. It is designed to help guide practitioners assess pain in the geriatric patient population. This book will cover the experience of pain in the elderly, what impact it has on an individual's lifestyle, pain assessment in older patients, medication options for treatment, reconditioning and complementary methods for controlling pain. The bulleted text with highlights and the inclusion of tools for assessment and standardized treatment order sets will provide a wealth of information for the busy practitioner.