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Title Gerontology for the health care professional / [edited by] Walter C. Chop, Regula H. Robnett
Published Philadelphia, PA : F.A. Davis, [1999]


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 MELB  618.97 Cho/Gft  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 355 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Demographic Trends of an Aging Society -- 2. Social Aspects of Aging -- 3. The Physiology and Pathology of Aging -- 4. The Psychological, Behavioral, and Cognitive Aspects of Aging -- 5. Nutrition and the Elderly -- 6. Drug Therapy in the Elderly -- 7. Sexuality and Aging -- 8. The Continuum of Care -- 9. Financing Health Care for the Elderly -- 10. Health Care Providers Working with the Elderly -- 11. Future Concerns in an Aging Society
Summary "Gerontology for the Health Care Professional is a broad and practical overview of the expanding field of gerontology, geared toward all health care professionals. It is the best way to familiarize yourself with the most recent developments in gerontology and the future of aging. Focuses on multidimensional aspects of aging and caring for the elderly patient: demographics, alzheimer's disease, psychosocial and cognitive factors, physiology and pathology, roles of health care providers, nutrition, pharmacology, level of care of the elderly, future of the aging population, sexuality." - Back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Aging.
Older people -- Health and hygiene.
Aging -- physiology.
Older people
Author Chop, Walter C.
Robnett, Regula H.
LC no. 99010900
ISBN 0803603983