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The Clinical care of the aged person : an interdisciplinary perspective

Author: David G Satin; Barbara A Blakeney
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
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As the population of aged people increases throughout the world, the need for comprehensive, integrated geriatric care is rapidly becoming a high priority. Developed from an education program in clinical geriatrics offered through the Division on Aging of the Harvard Medical School, this authoritative text provides broad, interdisciplinary coverage of geriatric health care. The book incorporates the theory and skill  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David G Satin; Barbara A Blakeney
ISBN: 0195052900 9780195052909
OCLC Number: 29225709
Description: xiv, 497 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Aged view their health care / Masie Eaton [and others] --
Clinical issues for the individual --
Physical health problems and treatment of the aged / Terence A. O'Malley, Barbara A. Blakeney --
Emotional and cognitive issues in the care of the aged / David G. Satin --
Oral health and treatment of the aged / Athena S. Papas, Maureen C. Rounds --
Drug therapy in the aged patient / Joseph M. Scavone --
Nutritional concerns and problems of the aged / Johanna T. Dwyer --
Principles and practice in geriatric rehabilitation / Jennifer M. Bottomley --
Interpersonal and societal issues --
Ageing family / Frances L. Portnoy --
Work, productivity, and worth in old age / Margot C. Howe --
Ethical issues at the end of life: death, dying and the care of the aged / David Barnard --
Legal issues in the care of the aged / Thomas F. O'Hare --
Disability trends and community long-term health care for the aged / Alan M. Jette --
Economics of the health-care system: financing health care for the aged person / Glenn S. Koocher, Diane S. Piktialis. (cont) Theoretical issues of interdisciplinary education and practice --
Interdisciplinary, integrated approach to professional practice with the aged / David G. Satin --
Developing the interdisciplinary team / Benjamin S. Siegel --
Attitudes, values and ideologies as influences on the professional education and practice of those who care for the aged / Lisa Gurland --
Interdisciplinary care of aged persons: an integration of the issues --
Interdisciplinary case conference / David G. Satin.
Responsibility: edited by David G. Satin, with Barbara A. Blakeney [and others].

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The goals of this report are to provide substantive information on ageing and the health problems of the aged, to teach a comprehensive, integrated system of health care for any population, and to  Read more...
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this is really an impressive reference for any professional working with geriatric individuals ... There are also excellent chapters on emotional and cognitive issues of the aged and the aging family Read more...

 
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