Category Archives: Geriatrics

Drug Discovery and Development for Alzheimer's Disease by Howard M. Fillit MD, Alan W. O'Connell PhD

By Howard M. Fillit MD, Alan W. O'Connell PhD

This prestigious quantity offers the findings of a world staff of educational and biotechnological researchers. themes variety from early detection courses targeting genetic components, novel probes for detecting B-amyloid within the residing mind, and using telephonic screening and MRI's to the range of healing components reminiscent of antioxidants, estrogen agonists and diverse anti-B-amyloid and anti-tangle approaches.

The quantity remains to be an essential source for the psychogeriatrician, psychiatrist, scientific investigator, and neurobiologist, and a needs to for clinical libraries.

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Major Incident Medical Management and Support: The Practical by Advanced Life Support Group

By Advanced Life Support Group

This is often the direction e-book for a brand new ALSG direction on practise for and clinical administration of significant incidents in the medical institution. it will likely be a spouse quantity to MIMMS, which offers with the prehospital scenario, and should meet an ever expanding desire as ordinary and different failures have an effect on sanatorium employees and directors. The path goals to supply a scientific procedure for all group of workers who will be enthusiastic about dealing with an immense incident within the health facility.

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Psychosis in the Elderly by Anne M. Hassett, Visit Amazon's David Ames Page, search

By Anne M. Hassett, Visit Amazon's David Ames Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, David Ames, , Edmond Chiu

Around the spectrum of psychopathology in later lifestyles, psychotic symptomatology has been the main missed, and even supposing literature during this region is expanding, this is often the 1st publication to handle the necessity for an overarching framework to check and comprehend late-life psychotic phenomena. Exploring the sensible and moral concerns that come up whilst coping with psychotic aged sufferers in the neighborhood, in addition to the sequelae of stigmatisation and carer rigidity,
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  • brings jointly the most recent examine findings on schizophrenia because it offers in later existence
  • covers the widespread comorbidity of psychotic indicators with cognitive impairment, temper disturbance and actual affliction
  • highlights the range of late-life psychotic symptomatology, discussing either aetiological concerns and administration concepts
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    Practical Geriatric Oncology by Arti Hurria MD, Harvey Jay Cohen MD

    By Arti Hurria MD, Harvey Jay Cohen MD

    The chance of melanoma raises with age, and the variety of older adults looking therapy is expanding dramatically according to the getting older inhabitants. The care of older sufferers differs from that of more youthful adults as a result of transformations within the biology of the tumor, age-related modifications in host body structure, comorbidity burden and psychosocial matters, which would im pact the efficacy and unwanted side effects of melanoma treatment. functional Geriatric Oncology is a finished, evidence-based textual content that synthesizes the becoming literature during this box and gives functional instructions to the care of older adults with melanoma. insurance contains sufferer evaluation, administration of reliable tumors and hematologic malignancies, the effect of age at the pharmacology of melanoma treatment, surgical oncology and radiation oncology within the older grownup, symptom administration, and supportive care. as well as serving as middle interpreting for oncologists and hematologists, the ebook can also be an invaluable paintings for different healthcare execs who offer oncology care, together with surgeons, radiation oncologists, palliative care medical professionals, basic care services, geriatricians, and nurses.

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    Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Annual - 2001 by Jeffrey L Cummings, Serge Gauthier

    By Jeffrey L Cummings, Serge Gauthier

    Alzheimer's affliction is a seriously researched zone with medical trials carrying on with and new healing recommendations and items to evaluate. The editors and participants tackle modern themes during this zone in a few comprehensively referenced chapters, designed to stimulate dialogue on the place present therapy is heading. individuals to this annual are all the world over well known specialists of their subspecialties according to scientific event and medical proof for the therapy of this illness.

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    Schizophrenia Into Later Life: Treatment, Research, and by Carl I. Cohen

    By Carl I. Cohen

    We are at the verge of a situation in psychological well-being. Over the following 30 years the variety of chronically mentally in poor health humans fifty five years of age and older will double. With a number of issues when it comes to psychological disease and previous age, those humans would require designated prone from a wellbeing and fitness care process that's ailing ready to carry them. Schizophrenia Into Later lifestyles: remedy, learn, and coverage is the 1st significant multidisciplinary reference in this vital subject -- a landmark paintings for researchers, provider services, and coverage makers.

    Broad in scope, it discusses the demographic and medical features of older schizophrenic folks, info remedy ways, indicates examine concepts, and covers the appropriate monetary and overall healthiness coverage matters. - the main up to date, finished resource of knowledge in this understudied staff. it's going to support neighborhood psychiatrists, gerontologists, psychologists, coverage makers, and social scientists meet a becoming call for for services.- A multidisciplinary strategy with contributing specialists from fields of organic psychiatry, social psychiatry, sociology, anthropology, social paintings, psychology, and neuropsychology might help execs combine providers for the simplest outcome.- a first-rate source at the topic -- sections comprise epidemiology, organic elements, psychosocial positive aspects, scientific care, and public coverage.

    Today there's a distressing loss of age-appropriate medical, rehabilitative, or residential courses for older sufferers with continual psychological ailment. Schizophrenia in Later lifestyles: therapy, study, and coverage will consultant researchers, carrier companies, and coverage makers in growing leading edge new courses to aid this underserved and becoming population.

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    Mapping the Progress of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease by Yoshikuni Mizuno, Abraham Fisher, Israel Hanin

    By Yoshikuni Mizuno, Abraham Fisher, Israel Hanin

    This publication is the complaints of the hugely profitable fifth overseas convention on growth in Alzheimer's ailment and Parkinson's disorder which came about from March thirty first to April fifth, 2001, in Kyoto, Japan. This overseas convention used to be geared up as a joint Congress with the ninth foreign Catecholamine Symposium, and incorporated a complete of 1258 clinicians and researchers from 38 international locations through the international. This assembly was once a very solid chance for investigators and clinicians to satisfy and seek advice from those that have been operating in slightly diversified yet heavily comparable fields, and to switch their clinical wisdom and studies.

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    Aging Research - Methodological Issues by Carmen García-Peña, Luis Miguel Gutiérrez-Robledo, Mario

    By Carmen García-Peña, Luis Miguel Gutiérrez-Robledo, Mario Ulises Pérez-Zepeda

    This e-book experiences classical epidemiological and scientific examine experiences, with a spotlight on getting older. Chapters disguise methodological subject matters just like the clinical process, ethics, and the implications of definite exclusion standards and the paintings contains a examine medical techniques like multi morbidity, frailty and performance. The authors reveal the matters and demanding situations for researchers of age and getting older, and in addition think about the translation of medical wisdom, from easy to scientific and from medical to public rules of social and future health care.

    The specialise in getting older is what provides this ebook its invaluable point of view on study method. All authors have significant adventure in getting older, geriatrics or gerontology and every bankruptcy comprises either a theoretical framework and useful examples of stories in getting older. Readers will realize research designs which are reviewed for easy constitution, major flaws and merits and are analyzed for particular stipulations and variables concerning aging.

    This textual content is fitted to either health and wellbeing care pros taking good care of older adults and researchers who're new to analyze in getting older. it truly is correct around the disciplines, together with drugs, psychology, social sciences and dentistry and it helps studying with graphs and figures.

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    Mechanisms Linking Aging, Diseases and Biological Age by Sara C. Zapico

    By Sara C. Zapico

    This e-book specializes in 4 of the hallmarks of getting older: aspartic acid racemization, complex glycation finish items, telomere shortening and mitochondrial mutations; describing their function in getting older and illnesses; and their software to age-at-death estimation in forensic sciences in larger intensity, showing the interconnecting pathways between those methods. an extra bankruptcy concerning Epigenetics and its position in getting older, illnesses, and forensic age estimation is usually incorporated. This publication is geared toward a large viewers: from scholars being brought to getting older, illnesses, and forensic technological know-how learn to scientists in biomedicine and forensics complementing their wisdom of their respective fields whereas also increasing their wisdom in different disciplines.

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