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Title Gerontology for the health care professional / edited by Regula H. Robnett, Walter C. Chop
Edition Second edition
Published Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, [2010]


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 MELB  618.97 Cho/Gft 2010  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 420 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Demographic trends of an aging society -- Social gerontology -- The physiology and pathology of aging -- The cognitive and psychological changes associated with aging -- Functional performance in later life : basic sensory, perceptual, and physical changes associated with aging -- Geriatric pharmacotherapy -- Nutrition and aging -- Sexuality and aging -- Living options and the continuum of care -- Legal and financial issues related to health care for older people -- Health care providers working with older adults -- Future concerns in an aging society -- The last word : health literacy and clear health communication
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Older people -- Health and hygiene.
Aging -- physiology.
Author Robnett, Regula H.
Chop, Walter C.
LC no. 2009008728
ISBN 9780763756055 paperback alkaline paper
0763756059 paperback alkaline paper