The Encyclopedia of Elder Care The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric Health and Social Care

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Author: Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, Michael Malone, MD, Daniel Gardner, PhD, LCSW, Ariba Khan, MD, MPH, Steven Baumann, PhD, GNP-BC, PMHNP-BC
Affiliation: Hunter College, New York, NY
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication Date: 2018
ISBN 10: 0826140521
ISBN 13: 9780826140524
eISBN: 9780826140531
Edition: 4th
This expanded, one-of-a-kind reference of more than 250 entries provides a comprehensive guide to all of the essential elements of elder care across a breadth of health and social service disciplines. Responding to the needs of providers, directcare workers, family, and other caregivers, the diverse array of entries included in this encyclopedia recognize and address the complex medical, social, and psychological problems associated with geriatric care. In addition to a brief, accessible summary of each topic, entries include several key references, including web links and mobile apps for additional sources of information.This updated edition contains more than 30 new entries written by renowned experts that address a variety of elder care topics.New to the Fourth Edition:New entries addressing Ethics Consultation, Eye Disorders, Pain - Acute and Chronic, and many others
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