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Aging and chronic disorders

Author: Stephen John Morewitz; Mark L Goldstein
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Aging and Chronic Disease focuses on the most prevalent conditions affecting older adults (diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, low back pain, and fibromyalgia). This book is a major resource for clinicians and students in primary care, gerontology, nursing, rehabilitation, epidemiology, public health, and mental health. Public health administrators and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen John Morewitz; Mark L Goldstein
ISBN: 9780387708560 0387708561 9780387708577 038770857X
OCLC Number: 122283022
Description: xiv, 235 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
List of abbreviations and acronyms --
1. Chronic disorders in an aging population : epidemiology --
2. Elders and health care utilization and costs --
3. Chronic disease and quality of life in older adults --
4. Psychological problems in the elderly --
5. Cognitive changes in older adults --
6. Seniors with diabetes mellitus --
7. Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, and low back pain in older adults --
8. Cardiovascular disease in the elderly --
9. Seniors with cancer --
References --
About the authors --
Author index --
Subject index.
Responsibility: Stephen J. Morewitz, Mark L. Goldstein.
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Focusing on the most prevalent conditions affecting seniors - including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, arthritis, and fibromyalgia - this title analyzes the impact of chronic disease  Read more...

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Chronic disorders in an aging population: epidemiology -- Elders and health care utilization and costs -- Chronic disease and quality of life in older adults -- Psychological problems in the elderly -- Cognitive changes in older adults -- Seniors with diabetes mellitus -- Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, and low back pain in older adults -- Cardiovascular disease in the elderly -- Seniors with cancer.

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