Injury Prevention for the Elderly: A Research Guide

Leather/Fine Binding | January 11, 1995

byBonnie L. Walker

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This authoritative guide is quite unique in how it covers sources dealing with injury prevention for the elderly in a comprehensive manner. This survey of 621 references covers injury prevention in general and all types of accidents and problems by topic--from alcohol use and problems, burns and scalds, elder abuse, hypothermia and hyperthermia, malnutrition, medication effects, motor accidents, and suicide. A short introduction in each chapter gives an overview of what is available on each topic. This guide is designed for researchers and teachers in all levels of gerontology, social work, and health care, as well as for those who care for elders in long-term facilities and in the community. The arrangement of materials by topic and full author and subject indexes make this research tool easy to use in many different ways.

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This authoritative guide is quite unique in how it covers sources dealing with injury prevention for the elderly in a comprehensive manner. This survey of 621 references covers injury prevention in general and all types of accidents and problems by topic--from alcohol use and problems, burns and scalds, elder abuse, hypothermia and hyp...

Format:Leather/Fine BindingDimensions:336 pagesPublished:January 11, 1995Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

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ISBN - 10:0313296707

ISBN - 13:9780313296703

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?Walker's annotated bibliography is for anyone seeking to develop injury prevention programs for the elderly or anyone concerned with the safety of the elderly . . . More than 600 references provide information about specific causes, prevalance, risk factors, and techniques related to the injuries of the elderly. The volume is thorough and easy to use... All levels.?-Choice