A complete overview of the latest research from multiple fields to facilitate the prevention of falls in older people. This fully revised third edition features new chapters on fall detection and risk assessment with new technologies. An accessible guide for researchers, practitioners, students and health care professionals.
The Gerontological Imagination provides an integrative paradigm of aging that makes it the first book to identify intellectual common ground among scholars studying aging. Ferraro identifies an underlying set of principles that constitute a paradigm for the study of aging: causality, life course analysis, multifaceted change, heterogeneity, accumulation processes, and ageism.
Presents state-of-the-art developments in multiple new technologies for older adult care. Grounded in a unique team-based geriatrics perspective, this book delivers a broad range of current, evidence-based knowledge about innovative technology that has the potential to advance the care and well being of older adults.
Dr Reichel's fully revised and updated clinical guide on management of the elderly patient with simple to complex problems. Featuring four new chapters and incorporating geriatric emergency medicine. Provides practical and relevant information in a comprehensive format for all health specialists, from medical and nursing students to clinicians.
This book offers a hands-on guide to identifying dementia. It details special considerations for conducting neuropsychological assessments and illuminates symptoms associated with specific disorders and their relationship to functional impairments.