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Gerontology for the health care professional / edited by Regula H. Robnett, Walter C. Chop.

Robnett, Regula H. (Added Author). Chop, Walter C. (Added Author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RA564.8 .G468 2010
Barcode: 30731101102774
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9780763756055 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0763756059 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xx, 420 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Demographic trends of an aging society -- Social gerontology -- The physiology and pathology of aging -- The cognitive and psychological changes associated with aging -- Functional performance in later life : basic sensory, perceptual, and physical changes associated with aging -- Geriatric pharmacotherapy -- Nutrition and aging -- Sexuality and aging -- Living options and the continuum of care -- Legal and financial issues related to health care for older people -- Health care providers working with older adults -- Future concerns in an aging society -- The last word : health literacy and clear health communication.
Subject: Older people > Health and hygiene.
Gerontology.
Aging.
Geriatrics.
Aged.
Aging > physiology.