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- Life-span extension single-cell organisms to man 2009, Springer
- Living to 120 and beyond Americans' views on aging, medical advances and radical life extension. 2013The findings suggest that the U.S. public is not particularly worried about the gradual rise in the number of older Americans. Nearly nine-in-ten adults surveyed say that "having more elderly people in the population" is either a good thing for society (41%) or does not make much difference (47%). Just 10% see this trend as a bad thing.
- Longer life and healthy aging 2006, SpringerDisability and healthy life expectancy -- Individual healthy aging -- The family and healthy aging -- Community effects on healthy aging.
- Longevity and frailty 2005, Springer
- Management of breast cancer in older women 2010, Springer1. Background and Epidemiology -- Basic Science of Breast Cancer in Older Patients / Irmgard Irminger-Finger -- Tumor Biology and Pathology / Virginie Durbecq and Denis Larsimont Clinical Epidemiology and the Impact of Co-Morbidity on Survival / Adri C. Voogd, Marieke J. Louwman and Jan Willem W. Coebergh -- 2. Special Considerations in the Management of Older Women -- Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment / Margot A. Gosney -- A Practical Mini-Guide to Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment / Siri Rostoft Kristjansson -- Impact of the Physiological Effects of Aging on the Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Systemic Breast Cancer Treatment / Paul Hamberg, Maja J. A. de Jonge and Caroline M. Seynaeve -- Impact of Hormone Replacement Therapy on Breast Cancer / Toral Gathani and Valerie Beral -- Experiences of a Multidisciplinary Elderly Breast Cancer Clinic: Using the Right Specialists, in the Same Place, with Time / Anne Stotter, Mohammad Tahir, Robert S. Pretorius and Thompson Robinson -- 3. Therapeutics -- Mammographic Breast Screening in Elderly Women / Lynda Wyld -- Primary Endocrine Therapy for the Treatment of Early Breast Cancer in Older Women / Lynda Wyld and Daniel Hind -- Peroperative Radiotherapy / Roberto Orecchia, Giovanni Battista Ivaldi and Maria Cristina Leonardi -- General and Local Anesthetics / Bernadette Th. Veering -- The Surgical Management of Breast Cancer in Elderly Women / Malcolm W. R. Reed, Lynda Wyld and Riccardo A. Audisio -- Breast Reconstruction / Marcus J. D. Wagstaff, Malcolm W. R. Reed and Christopher M. Caddy -- Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy / Laura Biganzoli -- Adjuvant Chemotherapy / Sumanta Kumar Pal, Nilesh Vora and Arti Hurria -- Adjuvant Radiotherapy / Pierre G. M. Scalliet -- Prevention and Treatment of Skeletal Complications / Matthew C. Winter, Helen L. Neville-Webbe and Robert E. Coleman -- Medical Management of Advanced Disease / Hans P. M. W. Wildiers -- The Use of Chemotherapy in Elderly Cancer Patients: Dose Adjusting, Drug Interactions, and Polypharmacy / Lazzaro Repetto and Claudia Di Bartolomeo -- 4. Psychosocial Considerations -- Delayed Presentation of Breast Cancer in Older Women / Lindsay J. L. Forbes and Amanda J. Ramirez -- Patient Decision Making / Martine Extermann -- Culture, Ethnicity, and Race: Persistent Disparities in Older Women with Breast Cancer / Antonella Surbone and Marjorie Kagawa-Singer -- Supportive, Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Older Breast Cancer Patients / Elaine Cachia, Ruth Broadhurst and Sam H. Ahmedzai.
- Management of cancer in older people v. 1-, 2013-, Springerv. 2 Springerv. 3 Springerv. 4 Springer
- Management of cancer in the older patient 2012, ScienceDirectFulltext ClinicalKeySection 1. Screening/prevention -- section 2. Diagnosis/assessment -- section 3. Treatment -- section 4. Supportive care -- section 5. Rehabilitation/survivorship -- section 6. Special issues.
- Management of colorectal cancers in older people 2013, SpringerThe risk of cancer increases with age and the number of older adults seeking treatment is rising dramatically in line with the aging population. The care of older patients differs from that of younger adults because of variation in the biology of the tumor, age-related variation in host physiology, co-morbidity burden and psychosocial issues, which might impact the efficacy and side effects of cancer therapy. Management of Colorectal Cancers in Older People focuses on treatment strategies of colorectal cancers and provides guidance on the issues specific to older patients, spanning background and epidemiology, special considerations in the care of older people, therapeutics, and psychosocial considerations. This book offers a thorough review of current approaches to treating older colorectal cancer patients, detailing the special issues and considerations involved. The discipline-spanning coverage outlines best practice and proposes topics for future research. The third volume in the Management of Cancer in Older People series, this book will be of interest to all surgical oncologists, medical and radiation oncologists, gerontologists, proctologists and other members of the multidisciplinary team involved in the care of elderly colorectal cancer patients.
- Management of lung cancer in older people 2013, SpringerThis book aims to provide an up-to-date review of the literature in each of the major areas relating to the management of older lung cancer patients, and makes recommendations for best practice and future research. The authors come from a broad geographic spread including the UK, mainland Europe and North America to ensure a worldwide relevance.
- Management of urological cancers in older people 2013, SpringerThe risk of cancer increases with age and the number of older adults seeking treatment is rising dramatically in line with the aging population. The care of older patients differs from that of younger adults because of variation in the biology of the tumor, age-related variation in host physiology, co-morbidity burden and psychosocial issues, which might impact the efficacy and side effects of cancer therapy.Management of Urological Cancers in Older People focuses on treatment strategies of urological cancers and provides guidance on the issues specific to older patients, spanning background and epidemiology, special considerations in the care of older people, therapeutics, and psychosocial considerations. This book offers a thorough review of current approaches to treating older urological cancer patients, detailing the special issues and considerations involved. The discipline-spanning coverage outlines best practice and proposes topics for future research.This first volume in the Management of Cancer in Older People series will be of interest to all surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, gerontologists, urologists and other members of the multidisciplinary team involved in the care of elderly urological cancer patients.
- Managing renal injury in the elderly patient 2014, SpringerAs the number of people aged 65 years and above rises, physicians are increasingly confronted by elderly patients with impaired renal function, altered drug metabolism and multiple comorbidities. This book examines in detail the nature of renal injury in the elderly and its optimal management. A wide range of key topics are covered, including end-stage renal disease, diabetic nephropathy, acute kidney injury, drug metabolism and renal toxicity, dialysis and its complications and the use of renal transplantation. In addition, the assessment of glomerular filtration rate in the elderly and the role of novel renal biomarkers are carefully examined. Quality of life issues, the significance of other age-related medical problems and end of life care are also discussed. This book will be of value not only to nephrologists but also to general practitioners, medical students, intensivists, cardiologists, pharmacologists and those working in related specialties.
- Manual of geriatric anesthesia 2013, SpringerThe Manual of Geriatric Anesthesia is a practical guide for physicians, residents, and students interested in the care of the elderly patient undergoing surgery. Although primarily written for anesthesiologists, other perioperative physicians and nurses will also find the information highly valuable. Highlights of the text include concise and clear discussions of preoperative assessment, anesthetic administration, the immediate postoperative care, as well as the more classic 'geriatric' topics such as the hip fracture patient, cataract surgery, postoperative delirium, dementia, ethics and end of life care. Clinical geriatric principles are woven into the text so that the reader can develop skills in geriatrics and develop a broader understanding of terminology and principles used in geriatric medicine.
- Many faces of health, competence and well-being in old age integrating epidemiological, psychological, and social perspectives 2006, Springer
- Mechanisms of cardiovascular aging. 1st ed. 2002, ScienceDirect
- The role of hormesis in life extension by dietary restriction / E.J. Masoro -- Metabolic reprogramming in dietary restriction / R.M. Anderson, R. Weindruch -- Secrets of the lac operon: glucose hysteresis as a mechanism in dietary restriction, aging, and disease / C.V. Mobbs ... [et al.] -- Effects of dietary restriction on the expression of insulin-signaling-related genes in long-lived mutant mice / A. Bartke ... [et al.] -- Anti-inflammatory mechanisms of dietary restriction in slowing aging processes / T.E. Morgan, A.M. Wong, C.E. Finch -- Dietary restriction in the nematode caenorhabditis elegans / K. Houthoofd ... [et al.] -- Diet restriction in drosophila melanogaster / M. Tatar -- Dietary restriction in aging nonhuman primates / J.A. Mattison ... [et al.] -- Caloric intake and Alzheimer's disease: experimental approaches and therapeutic implications / G.M. Pasinetti ... [et al.] -- Can short-term dietary restriction and fasting have a long-term anticarcinogenic effect? / S. Klebanov.
- Medical decisions, estrogen, and aging 2008, Springer
- Medicare 2000, a profile 35 years of improving Americans' health and security. 2003., Internet Archive
- Membrane lipid signaling in aging and age-related disease 2003., ScienceDirect
- Memory loss-- a practical guide for clinicians 2011, ClinicalKeyWhy diagnose and treat? -- Evaluating the patient with memory loss -- Alzheimer's disease -- Mild cognitive impairment -- Dementia with lewy bodies (including Parkinson's disease dementia) -- Vascular dementia and vascular cognitive impairment -- Frontotemporal dementia -- Progressive supranuclear palsy -- Corticobasal degeneration -- Normal pressure hydrocephalus -- Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease -- Other disorders -- Goals of treatment -- Cholinesterase inhibitors -- Memantine (Namenda) -- Vitamins, herbs, supplements, and anti-inflammatories -- Future treatments of memory loss -- Non-pharmacological treatment of memory loss -- Evaluating the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia -- Caring for and educating the caregiver -- Non-pharmacological treatment of the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia -- Pharmacological treatment of the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia -- Life adjustments -- Legal and financial issues -- Special issues -- Cognitive test and questionnaire forms, instructions, and normative data --Screening for memory loss -- Our current understanding of memory.
- Microbiology and aging clinical manifestations 2009, Springer
- Neuroimaging in dementia 2011, SpringerHow to Use This Book -- Dementia: Clinical Background -- The Toolbox -- Normal Ageing -- Primary Grey Matter Loss -- Vascular Dementia -- Disorders Mainly Affecting White Matter -- Dementias with Associated Brain Swelling.
- Nursing care of the hospitalized older patient 2012, Wiley
- Nutrition and aging 2002, KargerThe Mitochondrial Genome, Aging and Neurodegenerative Disorders / D.A. Cottrell, D.M. Turnbull (Newcastle upon Tyne) -- Effects of Caloric Restriction on Gene Expression / R. Weindruch, T. Kayo, C.-K. Lee, T.A. Prolla (Madison, Wisc.) -- Early Life Effects on Aging / A. Aihie Sayer, C. Cooper (Southampton) -- Impaired Regulation of Energy Intake in Old Age / S.B. Roberts (Boston, Mass.) -- Aging and Body Composition / J.J. Kehayias (Boston, Mass.) -- Insulin Resistance: A Genetic Approach. Overview / M.T. Martinez Larrad, J.L. Gonzalez Sanchez, M. Serrano Rios (Madrid) -- Functional Changes in the Gastrointestinal System / S. Hirsch, M.P. de la Maza (Santiago) -- The Impact of Nutrition on Bone Health: New Concepts / P. Burckhardt (Lausanne) -- Nutrition and Cognition in Older Persons / J.E. Morley (St. Louis, Mo.) -- Known Related Effects of Nutrition on Aging Muscle Function / H. Payette (Sherbrooke) -- Exercise, Sarcopenia, Cognition, and Mood / R. Roubenoff (Boston, Mass.) -- The 2001 Assessment of Nutritional Influences on Risk of Cataract / A. Taylor, M. Hobbs (Boston, Mass.) -- Age-Related Changes in Hydration / M.J. Arnaud (Vittel) -- Nutrition and the Aging Immune Response / 0. Adolfsson, S.N. Meydani (Boston, Mass.) -- Physical Assessment for Aging Prediction / M. Ferry (Valence), B. Lesourd (Clermont-Ferrand), P. Pftizenmeyer (Dijon) -- Rationale for Tests of the Neuropsychiatric Effects of Nutrient Deficiency / M. Folstein, T. Scott (Boston, Mass.).
- Ophthalmology and the ageing society 2013, Springer
- Pathology of the aging human nervous system. 2nd ed. 2001, MyiLibrary
- Peripherally inserted central venous catheters 2014, Springer
- Pharmacological mechanisms in Alzheimer's therapeutics 2008, Springer
- Practical guide to the care of the geriatric patient. 3rd ed. 2007, ClinicalKey
- Practice of geriatrics. 4th ed. 2007, ClinicalKeyGeneral issues in geriatric practice -- Systems of care in geriatric practice -- Prevention/rehabilitation -- Syndromes -- Neuropsychiatric disorders in geriatric practice -- Medical and surgical disorders.
- Pressure Ulcers in the Aging Population: A Guide for Clinicians is a resource primarily aimed at physicians interested in the fundamentals of wound care. This book is written for geriatricians, internists, general practitioners, residents and fellows who treat older patients. Unlike other wound texts on the market, the book addresses the specific issues of wound prevention and management in older individuals.The text emphasizes proper documentation and elements of the team care process. There is up to date information on skin changes at the end of life and the concept of unavoidability.Chapters are written by experts in their fields and include such evolving topics as deep tissue injury and the newer support surface technologies.
- Prevention and treatment of age-related diseases 2006, SpringerBiological causes of aging and age-related diseases /Suresh I.S. Rattan --Immunity, inflammation and infections during aging :the susceptibility to infections in elderly individuals /Miriam Capri, ... [et al.] --Progress and development in Parkinson disease therapy /Carsten R. Bjarkam and Jens C. Sørensen --Understanding and treating Alzheimer's disease /Umesh Kumar, Alexander Roland and Stephen A. Burbidge --Slowing down age-related muscle loss and sarcopenia /P. Noirez and G. Butler-Browne --Pathophysiology, prevention and treatment of age-related osteoporosis in women /Moustapha Kassem and Kim Brixen --Arthritis and its treatment /Ashit Syngle --Recent developments in the treatment of diabetes Type 2 /Jan O. Nehlen --Age-related cataract :management and prevention /Mayank A. Nanavaty, Abhay R. Vasavada and P.D. Gupta --Skin aging :pathogenesis, prevention and treatment /Mary S. Jung, Kristen M. Kelly and Jerry L. McCullough --Aging and periodontal disease /R. Suresh --Molecular diagnosis of breast cancer /Lise Lotte Hansen --Prostate disease in the aging male :prevention, diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer /Anne R. Simoneau --Human premature aging diseases :molecular biology to clinical diagnosis /Dai-Di Gan, ... [et al.] --Protein aggregation in aging and age-related neurodegenerative disorders /Jeffrey N. Keller and Qunxing Ding --Nutritional deficiency and its modulation in old age /Carlos K.B. Ferrari --Dietary fats and age-related diseases /Kaustuv Bhattacharya and Suresh I.S. Rattan.
- Primer of geriatric urology 2013, SpringerPrimer of Geriatric Urology provides a review of the demographics of our aging urologic population and their unique needs. Chapters review alterations that must be considered in the initial evaluation of the aging patient, and follow with practical suggestions for development of the management plan, whether by counseling, medication, invasive procedure or foregoing procedures. Complications, especially likely in the elderly, are also discussed. The volume also provides a review of the use of necessary adjunctive services such as home care or hospice in the context of Medicare in the USA. An important chapter provides hints on urology practice in a nursing home. The volume concludes with analysis of specific geriatric entities seen in urology practice. Primer of Geriatric Urology will be of great value to urologists, residents, fellows and allied health professionals including physician's assistants and nurse practitioners who treat urologic patients. Additionally, this book will also be of interest to primary care providers who treat elderly patients with urologic problems.
- Principles and practice of geriatric surgery. 2nd ed. 2011, Springer
- Psychodynamic perspectives on aging and illness 2009, SpringerWhen the body intrudes: psychotherapy with older and medically ill adults -- Technology, idealization, and unconscious dynamics in the culture of medicine -- Trauma of medical illness -- Narcissistic aspects of aging and illness -- Transference and countertransference in aging and illness -- Self-destructive behaviors, masochistic dynamics, and illness -- Cognitive changes and implications for the therapeutic encounter -- What we know and what we don't: the influence of psychological factors on medical illness -- Hope and grief: the introduction of an emotional language.
- Resilience in aging concepts, research, and outcomes 2011, SpringerResilience: definitions, ambiguities, and applications -- Successful aging and resilience: applications for public health and health care -- Resilience and personality disorders in older age -- What do we know about resilience in older adults?: an exploration of some facts, factors, and facets -- Psychological resilience -- Physiological resilience -- Using the arts to promote resiliency among persons with dementia and their caregivers -- Promoting worker resilience over the lifecourse -- Resilience in aging: cultural and ethnic perspectives -- Civic engagement: policies and programs to support a resilient aging society -- Strengthened by the spirit: religion, spirituality, and resilience through adulthood and aging -- Resilience in chronic illness -- The relationship between resilience and motivation -- The association between resilience and survival among Chinese elderly -- Fostering resilience in dementia through narratives: contributions of multimedia technologies -- Building resilience in mild cognitive impairment and early-stage dementia: innovative approaches to intervention and outcome evaluation -- African-American caregivers finding resilience through faith -- The age-friendly New York City project: an environmental intervention to increase aging resilience -- Promoting resilience in small-scale, homelike residential care settings for older people with dementia: experiences from the Netherlands and the United States -- A geriatric mobile crisis response team: a resilience-promoting program to meet the mental health needs of community-residing older people -- Optimizing resilience in the 21st century -- Resilience in the workplace: job conditions that buffer negative attitudes toward older workers.
- Overview of Sarcopenia -- Muscle wasting in cancer and ageing: cachexia versus sarcopenia -- Age-related remodeling of neuromuscular junctions -- Aging related changes motor unit structure and function -- Excitation-contraction coupling regulation in aging skeletal muscle -- Alterations in mitochondria and their impact in aging skeletal muscle -- Skeletal muscle collagen: age, injury and disease -- Nuclear apoptosis and sarcopenia -- Age-related changes in the molecular regulation of skeletal muscle mass -- Genetic variation and skeletal muscle traits: implications for sarcopenia -- Proteomic and biochemical profiling of aged skeletal muscle -- Exercise and nutritional interventions to combat age-related muscle loss -- Reactive oxygen species generation and skeletal muscle wasting, implications for sarcopenia -- Exercise as a countermeasure for sarcopenia -- Role of contraction-induced injury in age-related muscle wasting and weakness -- Role of IGF-1 in age-related loss of skeletal muscle mass and function -- Role of myostatin in skeletal muscle growth and development: implications for sarcopenia -- Role of beta-adrenergic signalling in skeletal muscle wasting: implications for sarcopenia -- Index.
- Self management of chronic disease Alzheimer's disease 2009, Springer
- Sexuality and aging clinical perspectives 2012, Springer
- Sleep and aging. 1st ed. 2005, ScienceDirect
- Stem cells a cellular fountain of youth. 1st ed. 2002, ScienceDirect
- Studies on Alzheimer's disease 2013, Springer
- Synaptic plasticity and the mechanism of Alzheimer's disease 2008, Springer
- The gradual increase in longevity in the United States and elsewhere has already brought about a slow-motion revolution in nearly every sector of society, from health care to housing to employment. But if radical life extension moves from the realm of fantasy to reality, that revolution will pick up considerable speed. Extending human life spans beyond those of even the oldest of our ancestors would raise a host of new social, political, economic, environmental, moral and other questions. Religious organizations have traditionally played an important role in helping people think through end-of-life matters and respond to significant social changes. But since life extension has not made the journey from fantasy to fact, there has been little official or even quasi-official guidance in this area from churches and other religious groups.
- Understanding and preventing falls 2006, CRCnetBASE
- I. Magnitude of falls : a worldwide overview -- II. Active ageing: a framework for the global strategy for the prevention of falls in older age -- III. Determinants of active ageing as they relate to falls in older age -- IV. Challenges for prevention of falls in older age -- V. Examples of effective policies and interventions
- Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine
- AAP Red Book Online
- Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease
- Sabiston Textbook of Surgery
- Nelson's Textbook of Pediatrics
- Surgical Exposures in Orthopaedics
- Mandell, Douglas, & Bennett's Principles & Practice of Infectious Diseases
- Red Book Online
- ICU Book
- Primary Care Medicine
- Campbell-Walsh Urology
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