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A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation

A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Author : Timothy L. Kauffman
  • Publsiher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 05 September 2014
  • ISBN : 0702060585
  • Pages : 528 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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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)


A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation

A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Author : Timothy L. Kauffman,Ronald W. Scott,John O. Barr,Michael L. Moran
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 05 September 2014
GET THIS BOOKA Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation

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


A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation

A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Author : Timothy L. Kauffman
  • Publisher : Churchill Livingstone
  • Release : 14 August 2014
GET THIS BOOKA Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation

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


Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual

Geriatric Rehabilitation Manual
  • Author : Timothy L. Kauffman
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 03 March 2021
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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


Guccione's Geriatric Physical Therapy E-Book

Guccione's Geriatric Physical Therapy E-Book
  • Author : Dale Avers,Rita Wong
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 24 October 2019
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Offering a comprehensive look at physical therapy science and practice, Guccione’s Geriatric Physical Therapy, 4th Edition is a perfect resource for both students and practitioners alike. Year after year, this text is recommended as the primary preparatory resource for the Geriatric Physical Therapy Specialization exam. And this new fourth edition only gets better. Content has been thoroughly revised to keep you up to date on the latest geriatric physical therapy protocols and conditions. Five new chapters have also been


Geriatric Rehabilitation

Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Author : Jennifer M. Bottomley,Carole Bernstein Lewis
  • Publisher : Appleton & Lange
  • Release : 03 March 2021
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"This completely updated third edition of Geriatric Rehabilitation provides a comprehensive look at the specific needs of elderly patients and the practical components of their rehabilitation. The new reader-friendly format and improved illustrations enhance the overall learning experience and help to clearly convey the essential theoretical and clinical points."--BOOK JACKET.


A Comprehensive Guide to Rehabilitation of the Older Patient E-Book

A Comprehensive Guide to Rehabilitation of the Older Patient E-Book
  • Author : Shane O'Hanlon,Marie Smith
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 17 November 2020
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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


Geriatric Rehabilitation

Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Author : Jennifer Bottomley
  • Publisher : SLACK Incorporated
  • Release : 03 March 2021
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As the aging population continues to increase, so does the need for a text specific to the specialized care of the elderly patient as it applies to the physical therapist assistant student, faculty, and clinician. Geriatric Rehabilitation: A Textbook for the Physical Therapist Assistant, recognizes the growing role of the PTA in a variety of heath care settings from acute to home to long-term care settings, to name a few. Inside Geriatric Rehabilitation, Dr. Jennifer Bottomley, along with her contributors,


The Merck Manual Of Health & Aging

The Merck Manual Of Health & Aging
  • Author : Mark H. Beers,Thomas V. Jones, M.D.
  • Publisher : Random House Digital, Inc.
  • Release : 01 December 2005
GET THIS BOOKThe Merck Manual Of Health & Aging

Discusses the physical effects of aging, examines issues of caregiving and medical care for older adults, covers medical conditions and diseases likely to affect older people, and addresses a range of key social, ethical, and legal issues related to aging. Simultaneous.


Advanced Age Geriatric Care

Advanced Age Geriatric Care
  • Author : Nages Nagaratnam,Kujan Nagaratnam,Gary Cheuk
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 26 November 2018
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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


Geriatric Physical Therapy

Geriatric Physical Therapy
  • Author : William H. Staples
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release : 29 March 2016
GET THIS BOOKGeriatric Physical Therapy

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The definitive case-based guide to effectively managing geriatric disorders Geriatric Physical Therapy provides the most authoritative overview available on managing the special needs of the elderly in all health care settings. Through nearly 200 cases, the text offers a skill-building balance of theory and clinical application of knowledge in caring for the older adult


Military and Veteran Mental Health

Military and Veteran Mental Health
  • Author : Laura Weiss Roberts,Christopher H. Warner
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 23 January 2018
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This authoritative and comprehensive title is designed to enhance best clinical practices for all healthcare providers who care for military service personnel and veterans. The book is organized into four sections. The first section covers foundational information on the culture and context of health care for members of the US military and veteran population. The second section focuses on systems of care for mental health needs of military and veteran populations. The third section characterizes best practices as well as


Rehabilitation Medicine for Elderly Patients

Rehabilitation Medicine for Elderly Patients
  • Author : Stefano Masiero,Ugo Carraro
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 September 2017
GET THIS BOOKRehabilitation Medicine for Elderly Patients

This book clearly explains when and how different rehabilitation techniques should be applied in the aging patient, thereby enabling readers to identify and apply those rehabilitation strategies that will maximize quality of life and functional independence in individual cases. It is specifically designed for ease of consultation and rapid retrieval of the information most relevant to clinical practice. Prominence is given to the benefits of a multidisciplinary approach to rehabilitation, with discussion of a very wide range of aspects of


Geriatric Physical Therapy

Geriatric Physical Therapy
  • Author : Carole Bernstein Lewis,Jennifer M. Bottomley
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release : 03 March 1994
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This compilation of up-to-date information provides physical therapists with clinical information for the care of geriatric patients in one comprehensive source. Physical therapy practitioners and students wishing to specialize in geriatrics will be provided with the advanced applied science of normal and pathological aging, clinical problems, implications for therapeutic interventions, and considerations specific to the elderly.


Geriatric Neuropsychology

Geriatric Neuropsychology
  • Author : Deborah K. Attix,Kathleen A. Welsh-Bohmer
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release : 15 October 2013
GET THIS BOOKGeriatric Neuropsychology

This major clinical reference and text is the first volume to systematically address the entire process of neuropsychological assessment and intervention with older adults. The expert editors and contributors detail the current state of knowledge about frequently encountered conditions ranging from mild cognitive impairment to progressive, stable, and reversible dementias. Evidence-based assessment and intervention strategies are described, and specific guidance is provided for linking neuropsychological evaluation to individualized treatment planning. Demonstrating an array of cognitive training, compensatory, and psychotherapeutic approaches,


Learning Geriatric Medicine

Learning Geriatric Medicine
  • Author : Regina Roller-Wirnsberger,Katrin Singler,Maria Cristina Polidori
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 20 March 2018
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This textbook presents hands-on training material for medical students. The style reflects the need for practice-based teaching with a modern edge in daily clinical routine; accordingly, it also employs online material and pocket cards. Each chapter begins with specific learning objectives, which are cross-referenced with the European curriculum for undergraduate medical education released by the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) together with the European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS), as well as the minimum geriatric competences for medical students