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Vulnerable Older Adults : Health Care Needs and Interventions

Author: Patricia M Burbank
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer Pub., ©2006.
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Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!. Named an Outstanding Academic Title for 2007 by Choice!. Based on the concept that vulnerability in the older populace encompasses those who are at increased risk for physical and psychosocial health problems, this book takes a closer look at vulnerability and how it affects five specific populations within the elderly:.: Those incarcerated in prisons.; The homeless.; Gay,  Read more...
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Vulnerable older adults.
New York, NY : Springer Pub., ©2006
(DLC) 2006042390
(OCoLC)64589087
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia M Burbank
ISBN: 9780826103604 082610360X 1281812765 9781281812766
OCLC Number: 285597700
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 280 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. I. Frail older adults. Health issues of frail older adults / J. Stoukides [and others] --
Health care strategies for frail older adults / J. Stoukides . [and others]. pt. II. Aging prisoners. Health issues of aging prisoners / T. Smyer and M. Gragert --
Aging prisoners: strategies for health care / T. Smyer, M. Gragert, and D.C. Martins. pt. III. Homeless older adults. Health issues of homeless older adults / D.C. Martins and M.A. Sullivan --
Health care strategies for homeless older adults / D.C. Martins and M.A. Sullivan. pt. IV. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults. Health issues of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults / P. Burbank and G. Burkholder --
Health care strategies for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults / P. Burbank, G. Burkholder, and P. Fournier. pt. V. Older adults with HIV/AIDS. Health issues of older adults with HIV/AIDS / C.A. Emlet and K.M. Nokes --
Health care strategies for older adults with HIV/AIDS / K.M. Nokes and C.A. Emlet.
Responsibility: Patricia M. Burbank, editor.

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Explores the concept of vulnerability and addresses five groups of vulnerable older adults: those who are frail, those incarcerated in prisons, homeless older adults, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and  Read more...

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