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Guide pratique de la consultation en gériatrie by Laurence Hugonot-Diener

By Laurence Hugonot-Diener

Avec le vieillissement de l. a. inhabitants et l’allongement de l’espérance de vie, le praticien est de plus en plus confronté au sufferer particulier qu’est l. a. personne âgée. Il lui devient donc integral d’intégrer dans sa pratique courante l’évaluation gérontologique standardisée (EGS). Après l’examen clinique traditionnel, cette évaluation s’effectue à l’aide d’outils validés et spécifiques que le praticien doit être en mesure d’utiliser aisément.
Cet ouvrage pratique et concis met ainsi à los angeles disposition du médecin les échelles les plus utiles en médecine générale, dans leur model validée et consensuelle. Il suggest en top-rated lieu des assessments pour l’examen clinique (évaluation cognitive, thymique, nutritionnelle, fonctionnelle, de l. a. dépendance et de l’équilibre et de l. a. marche) en précisant les particularités de l’examen gérontologique. Il traite l’évaluation des principales pathologies et los angeles douleur, et développe en particulier les syndromes démentiels et autres problems du comportement.
Cette nouvelle édition a été entièrement revue pour tenir compte des dernières évolutions, notamment des nouvelles recommandations. De nouveaux outils ont été ajoutés, comme le «up and move chronométré» et le «questionnaire de dépistage de dépression des sujets très âgés».
Nul doute que ce livre deviendra rapidement un outil integral à los angeles pratique des médecins généralistes, des gériatres, des médecins coordonateurs en EHPAD et de tous les soignants dans leur suivi du sujet âgé.

Un livre pratique et concis, quintessential pour le suivi du sujet âgé, de l'examen clinique classique à l'évaluation gérontologique standardisée.

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Partnerships in Community Mental Health Nursing & Dementia by John Keady, Charlotte Clarke, Sean Page

By John Keady, Charlotte Clarke, Sean Page

"How worthy is that this booklet? i've got talked about it usually, and located myself quoting details and types of care from it. I lent it to a colleague to organize a presentation on 'challenging behaviour' to our neighborhood carers' workforce and he notion it was once a superb source. it's key examining for any psychological surgeon with an curiosity in bettering the standard of lifetime of individuals with dementia. i might suggest that every one group groups have a copy."

"Overall, this ebook turns out to be useful. it's well-indexed and has precious summaries and sections on classes for perform. it's to be was hoping that the identify won't deter clinicians except nurses from examining it, because it may be of curiosity and of use to them too."
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"This is a wonderful reader aimed toward a large readership. i think it really is relatively acceptable for certified employees in CMHTs, but in addition for psychological future health, occupational remedy and social paintings scholars as a entire introductory textual content for psychological healthiness for older humans in group settings."
Mark Vincent, college of Northampton, UK

"A very valuable starting place ebook for these wishing to appreciate the demanding situations of dementia care. "
Anthony Fraher, college of the West of britain, UK

  • What is the position of the neighborhood psychological well-being nurse (CMHN) in dementia care?
  • What wisdom and frameworks impression the way in which CMHNs perform in dementia care?
  • How will neighborhood psychological well-being nursing be pushed ahead within the future?

This intriguing and long-awaited new ebook is a significant other quantity to the revered Community psychological healthiness Nursing and Dementia Care: perform Perspectives (Open collage Press, 2003, edited via Keady, Clarke and Adams). The ebook complements the hyperlink among thought and perform, offering a rounded and evidence-based account of the complexity, breadth and variety of neighborhood psychological wellbeing and fitness nursing perform in dementia care.

The textual content is split into 3 detailed sections:

  • Models of group aid and perform values
  • Professional roles and medical paintings
  • Moving ahead: altering and constructing CMHN practice

The publication contains insurance of key modern concerns corresponding to carrier consumer involvement, nurse prescribing, more youthful individuals with dementia, social exclusion and vulnerability. Partnerships in neighborhood psychological healthiness Nursing and Dementia Care: perform Perspectives is essential interpreting for college students of dementia care in any respect degrees. it's also of relevance to execs in the box of neighborhood psychological well-being nursing and all different psychological overall healthiness or gerontology comparable areas.

Contributions to this ebook are drawn from practicing CMHNs in dementia care, researchers and commentators who're operating on the vanguard in their respective fields.

Contributors: Trevor Adams, Susan Ashcroft-Simpson, Caroline Baker, Diane Beavis, Catherine Brannan, sunrise Brooker, Shane Burke, Suzanne Cahill, Caroline Cantley, Peter Caswell, Charlotte L. Clarke, Vivienne Davies-Quarrell, Kenneth Day, Kay de Vries, Aine Farrell, Paula Gardiner, Sue Gunstone, Philip Hardman, Steve Iliffe, Dee Jones, Gary and Linda Jones, John Keady, Cordelia Man-yuk Kwok, Jenny Mackenzie, Mike Nolan, Simon O’Donovan, Sean web page, Emma Pritchard, Jan Reed, Jeannie Robinson, David Stanley, Fiona Wilkie, Heather Wilkinson, Kevin G. Wood

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Movement Disorders in Dementias by Marcelo Merello, Sergio E. Starkstein

By Marcelo Merello, Sergio E. Starkstein

This e-book specializes in extrapyramidal signs of every kind of dementia, and addresses the difficulty of the bogus boundary among dementias and Parkinsonism, which signify the 2 commonest indicators present in degenerative imperative worried approach diseases.

In Movement issues in Dementias, stream disease experts from all over the world write on subject matters quite often constrained to dementia specialists. vital motor matters regarding both drugs in demented sufferers (drug-induced circulation problems) or manifestations universal to all types of dementia, despite underlying reason (gait problems, falls, worry of falling), is by way of research of the connection among motor and cognitive indicators, from their universal pathogenesis to express scientific treatments.

Movement issues in Dementias is aimed toward basic neurologists, dementia experts, circulation issues experts, neuropsychologists and geriatricians.

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The Future of Aging: Pathways to Human Life Extension

Simply because the healthiness expenses of getting older threaten to bankrupt built international locations, this publication makes the clinical case organic "bailout" should be at the manner, and that human getting older will be varied sooner or later than it's this present day. right here forty authors argue how our enhancing knowing of the biology of getting older and chosen applied sciences should still allow the profitable use of many various and complementary tools for ameliorating getting older, and why such interventions are applicable according to our present old, anthropological, philosophical, moral, evolutionary, and organic context. hard thoughts are offered including in-depth studies and paradigm-breaking proposals that jointly illustrate the opportunity of altering getting older as by no means prior to. The proposals expand from this present day to a destiny many many years from now within which the regulate of getting older could turn into successfully entire. Examples contain sirtuin-modulating drugs, new innovations for attacking heart problems and melanoma, mitochondrial rejuvenation, stem mobile treatments and regeneration, tissue reconstruction, telomere upkeep, prevention of immunosenescence, extracellular rejuvenation, man made DNA fix, and entire deployment of nanotechnology. the way forward for getting older will make you consider getting older in a different way and is a problem to we all to open our eyes to the long run healing capability of biogerontology.

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The 36-Hour Day, 4th edition: The 36-Hour Day: A Family by Nancy L. Mace

By Nancy L. Mace

Revised in 2006 for its twenty-fifth anniversary, this best-selling ebook is the ''bible'' for households taking good care of individuals with Alzheimer ailment, providing convenience and help to hundreds of thousands all over the world. as well as the sensible and compassionate counsel that experience made The 36-Hour Day precious to caregivers, the fourth variation is the single version at the moment to be had that incorporates new info on scientific study and the supply of care.

The re-creation includes:

-new info on diagnostic evaluation-resources for households and grownup young ones who deal with individuals with dementia-updated felony and fiscal information-the newest details on nursing houses and different communal residing arrangements-new info on learn, drugs, and the organic reasons and results of dementia

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Geriatrics 1: Cardiology and Vascular System Central Nervous by R. D. Kennedy (auth.), Professor Dr. med. Dieter Platt

By R. D. Kennedy (auth.), Professor Dr. med. Dieter Platt (eds.)

In 1909 a brief contribution entitled "Geriatrics" was once released within the manhattan clinical magazine. in line with this text, outdated age represents a special interval oflife within which the physiologic alterations brought on by getting older are followed by means of more and more pathologic adjustments. We now recognize that the organs of the physique age neither on the similar cost nor to an identical volume and that physiologic adjustments are certainly superimposed through pathologic adjustments; because of the latter phenomenon the origins and process health problems within the aged can current strange features. The frequency of concurrent issues within the aged involves the chance of polypragmatic pharmacotherapy, i. e. , using a number of medications to wrestle a variety of problems whereas neglecting the doubtless opposed mixed results of those medicinal drugs. To obviate this hazard, distinct wisdom within the box of geriatrics, the clinical department of gerontology, is important. Geriatrics is continually expanding in value because of the close to doubling of lifestyles expectancy over the last one hundred thirty years and to the enhanced diagnostic and healing options made to be had by way of scientific seasoned­ gress. The speedy contemporary improvement of experimental gerontology has performed an important function in allowing us to appreciate the certain positive factors of geriatrics. This growth has, even if, been followed by way of this sort of significant raise within the quantity of literature at the topic that experts within the box can scarcely continue an total viewpoint of recent publications.

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Hazzard's Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology, 6th Edition by Jeffrey B. Halter, Joseph G. Ouslander, Mary Tinetti,

By Jeffrey B. Halter, Joseph G. Ouslander, Mary Tinetti, Stephanie Studenski, Kevin P. High, Sanjay Asthana

The such a lot whole, authoritative consultant on hand at the prognosis and therapy of issues affecting the aged -- up-to-date with a brand new international perspective

A Doody's middle name for 2015!

"In addition to serving as a well timed, accomplished, cutting-edge textbook of geriatric medication anchored in technology, evidence-based medication, and patient-centered perform, the booklet is also meant to fulfill the educational wishes of guys in geriatric drugs. The authors achieve modeling a textbook of geriatric drugs on textbooks of inner medication. three Stars."--Doody's evaluation Service

The undisputed chief almost about geriatrics, this finished advisor combines gerontology rules with scientific geriatrics supplying unequalled assurance of this sector of medicine.

Written by means of the various world's most beneficial geriatricians, Hazzard's ideas of Geriatric medication and Gerontology provides the main updated, evidence-based clinical info on hand -- in a remodeled 2-color layout that makes discovering the solutions for your questions speedier and more uncomplicated than ever.


  • A better emphasis on evidence-based medication in the course of the elevated use of scientific perform instructions and references to systematic reports and seriously appraised topics
  • A new foreign advisory board of 12 worldwide professionals and an elevated variety of overseas individuals for a better worldwide perspective
  • Important new chapters at the cultural points of geriatrics, emergency geriatrics, medical institution geriatrics, foreign geriatric care, and rural geriatric care
  • Information built-in with extra on-line resources
  • Tables, drawings, and scientific algorithms made much more potent through a brand new two-color layout
  • 300 illustrations (including sixty four in a full-color insert)

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Sarcopenia by Alfonso J. Cruz-Jentoft, John E. Morley

By Alfonso J. Cruz-Jentoft, John E. Morley

Sarcopenia is an immense healing problem and a public future health precedence in either the united states and Europe. greater than twenty years after the note was once first used to outline a unique medical situation, the definition of sarcopenia is still  open for discussion,nd its scientific relevance continues to be no longer totally understood. This publication presents a few answers.  it's a priceless addition to the prevailing literature, offering a one-stop store for cutting-edge info on a subject of specific relevance for geriatricians and all those that take care of the older inhabitants.

Sarcopenia has severe healthiness outcomes of sarcopenia by way of frailty, incapacity, morbidity, and mortality. picking excessive danger teams of older humans is simple, yet creating a prognosis is more challenging. Having addressed the definition of sarcopenia the publication accordingly is going directly to talk about present open questions that main issue the scientific administration of the condition.  Chapters disguise nosology, pathophysiology, scientific identity, and remedy: for instance, is sarcopenia a typical a part of the aging procedure? while does it develop into a illness kingdom? Is it just a morphologic or sensible abnormality, or is it an age-related disease?  Epidemiological, medical, diagnostic and healing facets of sarcopenia are coated, in addition to attainable equipment of prevention and remedy options.

  • Defines and explains the scientific relevance of sarcopenia
  • Covers all fresh clinical evidence
  • Discusses therapy options
  • Considers methods of prevention

Written by way of specialists within the box from either the united states and Europe, this ebook could be of functional curiosity to geriatricians, clinicians and pros operating in nursing houses, foodstuff and activity drugs. it's also a precious and finished reference paintings for execs, post-graduates and researchers on age-related illnesses, incapacity, foodstuff and geriatric medicine.

Chapter 1 Epidemiology of muscle tissue Loss with Age (pages 1–7): Marjolein Visser
Chapter 2 Definitions of Sarcopenia (pages 8–19): John E. Morley and Alfonso J. Cruz?Jentoft
Chapter three Muscle Biology and mTORC1 Signaling in getting older (pages 20–40): Blake B. Rasmussen and Elena Volpi
Chapter four The position of the fearful procedure in Muscle Atrophy (pages 41–58): Minal Bhanushali, Robin Conwit, Jeffrey Metter and Luigi Ferrucci
Chapter five food, Protein Turnover and muscle groups (pages 59–73): Stephane Walrand, Christelle Guillet and Yves Boirie
Chapter 6 The complicated Relation among muscular tissues and Muscle power (pages 74–103): Todd M. Manini, David W. Russ and Brian C. Clark
Chapter 7 Is Sarcopenia a Geriatric Syndrome? (pages 104–113): Jean?Pierre Michel and Alfonso J. Cruz?Jentoft
Chapter eight adversarial results and useful results of Sarcopenia (pages 114–124): David R. Thomas
Chapter nine A Lifecourse method of Sarcopenia (pages 125–140): Avan Aihie Sayer
Chapter 10 Cachexia and Sarcopenia (pages 141–153): Maurizio Muscaritoli, Simone Lucia and Filippo Rossi Fanelli
Chapter eleven Sarcopenia and Frailty (pages 154–167): Cornel C. Sieber
Chapter 12 Sarcopenia, Osteoporosis and Fractures (pages 168–180): Tommy Cederholm
Chapter thirteen Sarcopenic weight problems (pages 181–192): Mauro Zamboni, Andrea P. Rossi and Elena Zoico
Chapter 14 Imaging of Skeletal Muscle (pages 193–204): Thomas F. Lang
Chapter 15 Measurements of muscular tissues, Equations and Cut?off issues (pages 205–225): Marjolein Visser and Laura Schaap
Chapter sixteen dimension of Muscle power and gear (pages 226–237): Michael Drey and Jurgen M. Bauer
Chapter 17 Measurements of actual functionality (pages 238–251): Rolland Yves, Gabor Abellan and Matteo Cesari
Chapter 18 workout Interventions to enhance Sarcopenia (pages 252–274): Mark D. Peterson and Jose A. Serra?Rexach
Chapter 19 dietary techniques to Treating Sarcopenia (pages 275–295): Douglas Paddon?Jones and Luc van Loon
Chapter 20 the way forward for drugs (pages 296–323): Francesco Landi, Graziano Onder and Yves Rolland
Chapter 21 Sarcopenia: Is It Preventable? (pages 324–337): Maurits Vandewoude and Ivan Bautmans

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Clinical Cases in Geriatric Dermatology by Robert A. Norman

By Robert A. Norman

This concise useful consultant is designed to facilitate the scientific decision-making strategy through reviewing a few circumstances and defining some of the diagnostic and administration judgements open to clinicians. it truly is richly illustrated and various in scope, permitting the reader to procure proper information about either usual and strange situations in a swift, effortless to digest layout. the 1st within the sequence may be on Geriatric Dermatology and may be ready inside one month of recognition and comprise photographs. every one case also will contain a story description and sufferer administration tips

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Family Medicine: Principles and Practice by Paul M. Paulman, Robert B. Taylor, Audrey A. Paulman, Laeth

By Paul M. Paulman, Robert B. Taylor, Audrey A. Paulman, Laeth S. Nasir

The 7th variation of this vintage reference e-book has been tremendously up to date from its prior version to mirror the numerous adjustments in medical medication on the grounds that 2003. Family medication: ideas and perform, seventh Edition, is a must have reference for clinical scholars, citizens and training physicians, nurse practitioners and surgeon assistants actively concerned with sufferer care.

New themes integrated during this version comprise: contemporary alterations in screening requisites and immunization schedules; new antibiotics utilized in fundamental care; inflammatory biomarkers in analysis and administration of universal illnesses; character problems; the patient-centered scientific domestic; digital overall healthiness files in workplace perform; continual soreness administration; pediatric and adolescent weight problems; pelvic soreness syndromes; concussion in activities and different trauma; health and wellbeing literacy; venous thromboembolic disorder; administration of opiate dependence; vaginal delivery after cesarean part; autism spectrum problems and Asperger syndrome; older drivers, dementia and security; infections with public well-being importance; and coping with mentally in poor health sufferers in fundamental care.

This e-book is equipped into brief, concentrated chapters nearly solely devoted to issues appropriate to day-by-day perform. All lead authors are themselves entire relations physicians who can particularly handle the desires, issues, and pursuits of this significant profession.

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