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Gerontology for the health care professional Book
Book | Third edition. | Jones & Bartlett Learning, Burlington, MA : c2015.



  • ISBN: 9781284038873
  • ISBN: 1284038874 (paperback, w/ online access)
  • Physical Description: printxix, 420 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2015.
  • Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Formatted Contents Note: 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 -- An oral perspective on healthy aging and prevention for the older adult -- Sexuality and aging -- Living options and the continuum of care -- Policy and ethical issues for older adults -- Health literacy and clear health communication : teaching and writing so older adults understand -- Future concerns in an aging society.

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