The Encyclopedia of Elder Care: The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler, MD, FACP

The Encyclopedia of Elder Care: The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second…

byEugenia L. Siegler, MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey, EdD, RN, FAAN

Kobo ebook | October 25, 2007

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Focusing on the broad but practical notions of how to care for the patient, The Encyclopedia of Elder Care, a state-of-the-art resource features nearly 300 articles, written by experts in the field. Multidisciplinary by nature, all aspects of clinical care of the elderly are addressed. Coverage includes acute and chronic disease, home care including family-based care provisions, nursing home care, rehabilitation, health promotion, disease prevention, education, case management, social services, assisted living, advance directives, palliative care, and much more! Each article concludes with specialty web site listings to help direct the reader to further resources.

  • More extensive use of on-line resources for further information on topics
  • Thoroughly updated entries and references
  • Inclusion of current research in geriatrics reflecting evidence-based practice
  • New topics, including Assisted Living, Nursing Home Managed Care, Self-Neglect, Environmental Modifications (Home & Institution), Technology, Neuropsychological Assessment, Psychoactive Medications, Pain--Acute and Chronic

Still the only reference of it kind, The Encyclopedia of Elder Care will prove to be an indispensable tool for all professionals in the field of aging, such as nurses, physicians, social workers, counselors, health administrators, and more.

Title:The Encyclopedia of Elder Care: The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:October 25, 2007Publisher:Springer Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0826103537

ISBN - 13:9780826103536

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