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Geriatric Medicine by
Publication Date: 2017-10-05
Written by international experts, this book presents chapters that cover common geriatric conditions including dementia, depression, delirium, falls, polypharmacy, incontinence, immobility, and medication-related issues, as well as neurological, cardiovascular, and endocrine diseases associated with old age. The book also discusses various aspects of ambulatory, residential, and palliative care for the elderly, in addition to ethical aspects of old age care, advance care planning and living wills.
Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics, Eighth Edition by
Publication Date: 2017-09-28
Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics is an engagingly written, up-to-date introductory guide to the core topics in geriatric medicine. Since 1984, its goal has remained unchanged: to help clinicians do a better job of caring for their older patients.
Geriatric Practice by
Publication Date: 2019-11-13
This book serves as a comprehensive reference for the basic principles of caring for older adults, directly corresponding to the key competencies for medical student and residents. These competencies are covered in 10 sections, each with chapters that target the skills and knowledge necessary for achieving competency.
Quality of Life and Person-Centered Care for Older People by
Publication Date: 2019-11-26
This book explores the meaning of quality of life in care for older persons and introduces the reader to their main concerns when receiving care. Based on qualitative research, it pays particular attention to the needs and requirements of older people, considering their individual family situations, social circumstances, values and lifestyles.
Aging Well by
Publication Date: 2019-05-14
This open access book outlines the challenges of supporting the health and wellbeing of older adults around the world and offers examples of solutions designed by stakeholders, healthcare providers, and public, private and nonprofit organizations in the United States.
Prevention of Chronic Diseases and Age-Related Disability by
Publication Date: 2018-11-12
This book explains how to promote and prolong "healthy ageing," which constitutes maintaining daily functioning and well-being until the end of life. In this context, the editor of the book and the international team of authors, all of whom are experts on the various aspects of ageing, demonstrate the value of this new approach in clinical practice.
Organizations and Websites
Ehsan: Qatar Center of Empowerment and Elderly Care
Ehsan strives to empower elderly and provide them with proper services while seeking to merge them in the society and keep them with their families, in order to reduce sheltering, spread social awareness of elderly issues and main rights, and enhance communication with different generations.
Health in Aging
HealthinAging.org is a trusted source for up-to-date information and advice on health and aging, created by the American Geriatrics Society’s Health in Aging Foundation.
Databases and Online Tools for Research
A repository of medical knowledge from internal medicine, cardiology, genetics, pharmacy, diagnosis and management, basic sciences, patient care, and more. Continuously expanding, all databases in the repository contain the latest editions of selected medical titles.
Provides bibliographic coverage of social gerontology, which is the study of aging in psychological, health-related, social, and economic contexts.
Full text access to selected medical texts, medical journals, practice guidelines, drug information, patient handouts, and CME materials
PubMed comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. MEDLINE is the United States National Library of Medicine's (NLM) premier bibliographic database providing citations to biomedical literature in the following fields: medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, allied health, and the pre-clinical sciences.
Social services abstracts
Social Services Abstracts provides bibliographic coverage, from 1979 to present, of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development; indexes over 1,300+ serial publications and includes abstracts of journal articles and dissertations, and citations to book reviews.
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