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GERIATRICS, CRIMINALS AND THE ALMOST DEAD By Benjamin Harris
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This is a collection of short stories that explores the realms of age, criminality and hope in impossible circumstances. From a reluctant hit man who has to face his crimes in an omnipotent court,... More > to a man’s mission to tackle dangerous nocturnal streets armed only with his wit and a threadbare dressing gown.< Less
Geriatric Care in Ayurveda - Preventive Aspect By Dr. Rakesh Shukla
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Ageing is a process of physical, psychological and social change in multi-dimensional aspects. "Elderly" was once defined as being age 65 or above, but the growing number of active and... More > healthy older people has caused that definition to expand to "young old" (65 to 75), "old old" (75 to 85), and "oldest old" (85 and beyond). The over-85 age group is the one that is growing most rapidly. The term Geriatrics is made by union of two Greek words, first geras (old age) + iatrike (medical treatment); thus the study of all aspects of aging, including physiological, pathological, psychological, economical and sociological problems is termed as geriatrics, their synonym is gerontology. While term aging means growing old or maturing, and these are the progressive changes in human body and mind related to passage of time. There is no any precise method for determining the rate or degree of aging. Aging is an inevitable physiological process, why senile changes - occur in the body-mind system, is not yet clear.< Less
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I'm Not a Bloody Geriatric By George Mailath
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The reason behind the rather lighthearted title of the book will become obvious fairly early. This is a true story which commenced with George having a serious fall and sustain some fractures which,... More > partly because of his age required a fairly long period of hospitalisation. The story takes you through all of the necessary procedures involving doctors and nurses as well as nurses aides, physiotherapists and at almost every turn George encountered episodes out of the ordinary which without exception give rise to a great deal of amusement. The most common of such episodes tend to relate to the failures to observe expected standards of behaviour. Through the second part of the book George took the opportunity of making some lighthearted but fairly critical comments aimed at inefficiencies in these institutions due to lack of funding.< Less
Primordial Strength Systems Basic Geriatric Strength Training By Steven Helmicki
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Primordial strength adapted to the senior group who wants to preserve as much strength and function as possible throughout the end of life.
Golden Years My Ass: Adventures in Geriatric Indignity By Roger Welsch
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Roger Welsch's humorous take on his hahahaha Golden Years, a subject in which he now considers himself an expert. Portions of this book have been shared with friends facing medical problems and have... More > each and every one found the humor encouraging and heartening. Anyone who is thinking about getting older will profit from a reading of this book...and of course anyone who is pretty much giving up might find something here that would change his mind. You can get old and complain, or get old and laugh; the choice is yours, and this volume gives you that choice.< Less
Golden Years My Ass: Adventures in Geriatric Indignity By Roger Welsch
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Roger Welsch's humorous take on his hahahaha Golden Years, a subject in which he now considers himself an expert. Portions of this book have been shared with friends facing medical problems and have... More > each and every one found the humor encouraging and heartening. Anyone who is thinking about getting older will profit from a reading of this book...and of course anyone who is pretty much giving up might find something here that would change his mind. You can get old and complain, or get old and laugh; the choice is yours, and this volume gives you that choice.< Less
Senior Mental Health Assessment: Geriatric Mental Health Consultation in the General Hospital and Nursing Facility By Dr. Robert Garrett Rodriguez
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Traditional mental health care settings are inadequate to meet the needs of older adults. Mental health specialists must adapt their expectations and approach to be effective in alternative venues... More > and to diversity their portfolio of practice sites to ensure financial viability. These sites include acute care hospitals, extended care facilities, senior citizen centers, retirement communities, and certified home health agencies. The opportunity to involve a patient=s family is challenged by a patient=s financial barriers, diagnosis, mental status, and the culture of the medical community. A summary of research is presented regarding mental health consultation with older adults involving a health team approach and the family in two settings: acute care hospitals and extended care facilities. Recommendations are offered based on this research to improve the efficacy and efficiency of the mental health consultant (therapist/liaison).< Less
Senior Mental Health Assessment: Geriatric Mental Health Consultation in the General Hospital and Nursing Facility By Dr. Robert Garrett Rodriguez
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Traditional mental health care settings are inadequate to meet the needs of older adults. Mental health specialists must adapt their expectations and approach to be effective in alternative venues... More > and to diversity their portfolio of practice sites to ensure financial viability. These sites include acute care hospitals, extended care facilities, senior citizen centers, retirement communities, and certified home health agencies. The opportunity to involve a patient=s family is challenged by a patient=s financial barriers, diagnosis, mental status, and the culture of the medical community. A summary of research is presented regarding mental health consultation with older adults involving a health team approach and the family in two settings: acute care hospitals and extended care facilities. Recommendations are offered based on this research to improve the efficacy and efficiency of the mental health consultant (therapist/liaison).< Less
New Ideas for Old Concerns By Derek Prinsley
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Derek Prinsley graduated in Medicine in 1942. A chance contact he had with a pioneer in geriatric medicine started his own pioneering path in England, Australia and America, where he has developed... More > clear examples of the components of a geriatric medical service. At the University of Melbourne he was appointed to the first Chair of Geriatric Medicine, and he has also been a consultant to the World Health Organisation. In America he was the Mitchell Distinguished Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch, where he organised acute medical care of older people. In retirement he suddenly became a full-time 'carer' of disability in the family. Growing, effective support services are now available in the community and in homes. The spread of these good ideas is making the better care of older people in their own surroundings possible.< Less

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