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Social work and geriatric services

Author: Sharon Duca Palmer
Publisher: Oakville, Ont. : Apple Academic Press, ©2011.
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Geriatric services in social work deals with the care of the elderly in many facets. This book addresses many of the important topics in social work with the elderly, including chronic disease  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Duca Palmer
ISBN: 9781926692876 192669287X
OCLC Number: 710886503
Description: 341 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Chronic Disease Prevalence and Care Among the Elderly in Urban and Rural Beijing, China--A 10/66 Dementia Research Group Cross-Sectional Survey / Zhaorui Liu, Emiliano Albanese, Shuran Li, Yueqin Huang, Cleusa P. Ferri, Fang Yan, Renata Sousa, Weimin Dang and Martin Prince --
Challenges to Conducting Research with Older People Living in Nursing Homes / Sue Hall, Susan Longhurst and Irene J. Higginson --
Associations between Subjective Memory Complaints and Health Care Utilisation: A Three-Year Follow Up / Frans Boch Waldorff, Volkert Siersma and Gunhild Waldemar --
Cognitive Function, Social Integration and Mortality in a U.S. National Cohort Study of Older Adults / Thomas O. Obisesan and R.F. Gillum --
Magnitude of Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing in Germany Among Older Patients with Generalized Anxiety Disorder / Ariel Berger, Marko Mychaskiw, Ellen Dukes, John Edelsberg and Gerry Oster --
Social Vulnerability, Frailty and Mortality in Elder People / Melissa K. Andrew, Arnold B. Mitnitski, and Kenneth Rockwood --
Impact of Exercise in Community-Dwelling Older Adults / Ruth E. Hubbard, Nader Fallah, Samuel D. Searle, Arnold Mitnitski, and Kenneth Rockwood --
Social Participation and Independence in Activities of Daily Living: A Cross Sectional Study / Encarnación Rubio, Angelina Lázaro, and Antonio Sánchez-Sánchez --
Age-Related Attenuation of Dominant Hand Superiority / Tobias Kalisch, Claudia Wilimzig, Nadine Kleibel, Martin Tegenthoff and Hubert R. Dinse --
Are Sedatives and Hypnotics Associated with Increased Risk of Suicide in the Elderly? / Anders Carlsten and Margda Waern --
Mental Rotation of Faces in Healthy Aging and Alzheimer's Disease / Cassandra A. Adduri and Jonathon J. Marotta --
Preventing Falls in Older Multifocal Glasses Wearers by Providing Single-Lens Distance Glasses: The Protocol for the VISIBLE Randomized Controlled Trial / Mark J. Haran, Stephen R. Lord, Ian D. Cameron, Rebecca Q. Ivers, Judy M. Simpson, Bonsan B. Lee, Mamta Porwal, Marcella, M.S. Kwan and Connie Severino --
Emotional Stress as a Trigger of Falls Leading to Hip or Pelvic Fracture. Results from the Tofa Study--A Case-Crossover Study Among Elderly People in Stockholm, Sweden / Jette Möller, Johan Hallqvist, Lucie Laflamme, Fredrik Mattsson, Sari Ponzer, Siv Sadigh and Karin Engström --
Health Status Transitions in Community-Living Elderly with Complex Care Needs: A Latent Class Approach / Louise Lafortune, Franc̦ois Béland, Howard Bergman and Jöel Ankri --
Effectiveness of a Mobile Smoking Cessation Service in Reaching Elderly Smokers and Predictors of Quitting / Abu Saleh M. Abdullah, Tai-Hing Lam, Steve K.K. Chan, Gabriel M. Leung, Iris Chi, Winnie W.N. Ho and Sophia S.C. Chan --
Factors Associated with Self-Rated Health in Older People Living in Institutions / Javier Damián, Roberto Pastor-Barriuso and Emiliana Valderrama-Gama --
Discomfort and Agitation with Older Adults with Dementia / Isabelle Chantale Pelletier and Philippe Landreville --
Factors Influencing Elderly Women's Mammography Screening Decisions: Implications for Counseling / Mara A. Schonberg, Ellen P. McCarthy, Meghan York, Roger B. Davis and Edward R. Marcantonio --
Do Social Networks Affect the Use of Residential Aged Care Among Older Australians? / Lynne C. Giles, Gary F.V. Glonek, Mark A. Luszcz and Gary R. Andrews.
Responsibility: [edited by] Sharon Duca Palmer.
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