Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology

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Published:
September 04, 2013
Editor(s):
Wilbert S. Aronow, Jerome L. Fleg, Michael W. Rich
With advances and breakthroughs in modern medicine that are allowing people to live longer, the number of older adults will continue to grow exponentially over the next several decades. Cardiologists, geriatricians, and other clinicians caring for the elderly will require—at the very least—a basic 
Published:
December 07, 2012
Editor(s):
Marc Semigran, Jordan T. Shin
Heart Failure, Second Edition has been updated to provide the latest advancements in heart failure research. Supplemented by more than 200 high-quality figures and illustrations, the book helps cardiologists and emergency care physicians quickly and accurately identify the cause and severity of a 
Published:
November 21, 2012
Editor(s):
Adrian F. Gombart
Vitamin D insufficiency/deficiency is a worldwide, public health problem in both developed and developing countries. Rickets among infants has reemerged. Low levels of vitamin D are associated with increased risk and mortality from cancer. At the same time, the beneficial effects of vitamin D on a 
Published:
November 15, 2012
Editor(s):
Jennifer I. Lim
The value of Age-Related Macular Degeneration has stood the test of time, but progress in both basic and clinical ophthalmology has been relentless, mandating the need for an updated book. This second edition focuses on the pathophysiology and the epidemiology of age-related macular degeneration ( 
Published:
October 09, 2012
Editor(s):
Ronald F. Pfeiffer, Zbigniew K. Wszolek, Manuchair Ebadi
In recent years, considerable advances have been made in our knowledge and understanding of Parkinson's disease (PD). In particular, there has been an explosion of information regarding genetic contributions to the etiology of PD and an increased awareness of the importance of the non-motor 
Published:
April 26, 2012
Editor(s):
Renee D. Wegrzyn, Alan S. Rudolph
In recent years, a tremendous amount of effort has been focused on better understanding the fundamentals of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) to facilitate early and accurate diagnosis and appropriately targeted therapeutic treatments. Alzheimer’s Disease: Targets for New Clinical, Diagnostic, and 
Published:
December 15, 2011
Author(s):
Colby Craig Evans, Whitney A High
In this new color handbook, the authors deal systematically with those skin conditions that are particular to or more common in the elderly covering testing, diagnosis and treatment options. Given ageing populations the need for such a book is urgent. More and more elderly patients will seek care 
Published:
September 28, 2011
Editor(s):
Daniel Tze Huei Lai, Marimuthu Palaniswami, Rezaul Begg
Healthcare sensor networks (HSNs) now offer the possibility to continuously monitor human activity and physiological signals in a mobile environment. Such sensor networks may be able to reduce the strain on the present healthcare workforce by providing new autonomous monitoring services ranging 
Published:
July 22, 2011
Editor(s):
Ronald Ross Watson
Reduced production of DHEA associated with the diseases that accompany aging has led to its use as a nutritional supplement for antiaging, metabolic support, and other purposes. While animal studies have clearly shown substantial benefits of DHEA in combating various disease states, the effect of 
Published:
May 24, 2011
Editor(s):
Victor R. Preedy
Optimal terminal and palliative care requires consideration of the patient and family unit as well as cultural and religious sensitivities. The patient’s well being in terms of mobility, anxiety, stress, social interaction, and pain control needs expert focus and attention. Furthermore, there is an 

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