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Encyclopedia of Elder Care, The: The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric Health and Social Care
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Encyclopedia of Elder Care, The: The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric Health and Social Care

Publication Year: 2013
Edition: 3rd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Capezuti, Elizabeth; Malone, Michael; Katz, Paul; Mezey, Mathy
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-13735-7
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 90
Doody Core Title:
  • Score: 2.53 (Long Term Care)
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This interdisciplinary clinical reference encompasses more than 310 current entries on a broad range of topics related to geriatrics and geriatric care across multiple health care disciplines. The third edition reflects the many advances in geriatrics that have occurred since the publication of the second edition in 2006.

It contains the updated, evidence-based contributions of more than 260 nationally recognized geriatric healthcare professionals regarding elder-care concerns relating to society, community, caregiving, and the individual. Completely new entries address Geriatric Care Models (acute care for elders, Project BOOST), Geriatric Health Issues (diarrhea in adults, prolonged hospitalization, frailty, fronto-temporal dementia, re-hospitalization, acute urinary retention, personality and aging, primary palliative care), Technology and Aging (Smart home sensors, Telehealth, Surveillance technology), and more.

Key features:
- Includes over 310 updated geriatric and geriatric care clinical entries across multiple healthcare disciplines
- Contains state-of-the-art contributions from over 260 nationally recognized geriatric healthcare experts
- Provides clinical content for social service professionals and social care information for clinicians
- Offers new information on multiple topics relating to Geriatric Care Models, Geriatric Health Concerns, and Technology and Aging

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Capezuti, Elizabeth; Malone, Michael; Katz, Paul; Mezey, Mathy
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-13735-7
  • Specialty:
    Gerontology
    Social Work
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 3rd Ed.
  • Pages: 848
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2013
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 90
  • Doody Core Title:
    • Score: 2.53 (Long Term Care)

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