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

Publication Year: 2017

Edition: 4th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Capezuti, Elizabeth A.; Malone, Michael L.; Khan, Ariba; Baumann, Steven L.

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-614052-4

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 91

Doody Core Title:

  • Score: 2.47 (Geriatrics)

Doody Core Title:

  • Score: 2.67 (Long Term Care)

Doody Core Title:

  • Score: 2.47 (General Medicine)

Doody Core Title:

  • Score: 2.5 (Geriatrics)
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Description

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.

Key features:
- Provides succinct descriptions of over 250 key topics for health and social service clinicians
- Offers crucial information for elder care providers across all settings and disciplines
- Distills current, evidence-based literature sources
- Written by nationally recognized expert researchers and clinicians

New to the Fourth Edition:
- New entries addressing Ethics Consultation, Eye Disorders, Pain - Acute and Chronic, and many others

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Capezuti, Elizabeth A.; Malone, Michael L.; Khan, Ariba; Baumann, Steven L.
ISBN: 978-0-82-614052-4
Specialty:
Social Work
Gerontology
Language: English
Edition: 4th Ed.
Pages: 830
Year: 2017
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 91

Doody Core Title:
Score:
  • 2.47 (Geriatrics)
  • 2.67 (Long Term Care)
  • 2.47 (General Medicine)
  • 2.5 (Geriatrics)

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