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Physical Change & Aging [electronic resource]: A Guide for the Helping Professions

Sue V. Saxon, Mary Jean Etten, Elizabeth A. Perkins
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EBook; Book; Online
Published
New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, LLC, [2015]
Edition
Sixth edition
Language
English
Variant Title
Physical change and aging
ISBN
9780826198648, 9780826198655 (e-book)
Contents
  • Perspectives on aging basic concepts in physical aging patterns of disease
  • 2. Theories of aging stochastic theories nonstochastic theories psychosocial theories of aging
  • 3. The skin, hair, and nails the skin psychosocial implications components of the skin functions of the skin the hair the nails age-related changes in the skin age-related changes in the hair age-related changes in the nails
  • Age-related disorders of the skin prevention of skin cancer tips for maintaining health skin
  • 4. The musculoskeletal system, the skeletal system age-related changes in the skeletal system age-related skeletal system disorders the muscles specific age-related disorders in muscles
  • 5. The nervous system, the central nervous system, the peripheral nervous system, age-related changes in the nervous system, age-related nervous system disorders, learning and memory
  • 6. Dementia and delirium, changes in categorizing dementias and delirium, mild neurocognitive disorder, major neurocognitive disorder, primary dementias, secondary dementias
  • 7. The sensory systems, vision, age-related changes in vision, age-related disorders of the visual system, audition (hearing), age-related changes in hearing, age-related disorders of hearing, vestibular system, age-related changes in the vestibular system, age-related disorders of the vestibular system, taste (gustation), age-related changes in taste, smell (olfaction), age-related changes in smell, age-related disorders in taste and smell, skin (cutaneous) senses, age-related changes in skin senses, the importance of sensory changes in aging
  • - 8. The cardiovascular system, anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system, age-related cardiovascular changes, age-related disorders of the cardiovascular, system vascular disorders
  • 9. The respiratory system, the structure of the respiratory system, Functions of the respiratory system, age-related changes in the respiratory system, age-related disorders of the respiratory system
  • Prevention of respiratory disease
  • 10. The gastrointestinal system, components and functions of the gastrointestinal system
  • Age-related changes in the gastrointestinal system, age-related disorders of the gastrointestinal system
  • 11. The urinary system
  • Structure of the kidneys, functions of the urinary system, age-related changes in the urinary system, age-related disorders of the urinary system
  • 12. The reproductive system, components and functions of the female reproductive system, age-related changes in the female reproductive system, age-related disorders of the female reproductive system, components and functions of the male reproductive system, age-related changes in the male reproductive system, age-related disorders of the male reproductive system, sexuality
  • 13. The endocrine system, structure of the endocrine system, age-related changes and disorders of the endocrine system
  • 14. The immune system, structure of the immune system, age-related changes in the immune system, age-related disorders of the immune system
  • 15. Age with lifelong disabilities, congenital versus acquired disability, the complexity of aging with disabilities, developmental and intellectual disabilities
  • 16. Special topics, alcoholism, aging changes and alcohol, falls, foot care, pain
  • 17. Health promotion and exercise, health promotion, disease prevention, strategies for change, the patient prevention and affordable care act, barriers to health promotion, exercise, age-related changes modified by exercise, exercise programs, general recommendations for exercise programs for older adults
  • 18. Complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies, history, complementary and alternative therapies
  • 19. Nutrition, psychosocial and cultural aspects of nutrition, physiological aspects of nutrition, water and body fluids, protein
  • Carbohydrates and fiber, fats, vitamins and minerals (micronutrients), water-soluble vitamins, fat-soluble vitamins, minerals, malnutrition, undernutrition, overnutrition, anorexia of aging, failure to thrive, food labels, older adults and institutional diets
  • Myplate, nutritional recommendations for older adults, education, supplemental nutrition, comunity-based nutrition programs for older adults
  • 20. Medications, cultural responses to drugs, older adults' responses to drugs, over-the-counter (otc) drugs, generic drugs, adverse drug reactions, laboratory values, drug therapy, commonly prescribed drugs for older adults, attitudes toward "pill popping", prevention of drug accidents, Medicaid part D
  • 21. Teaching older adults, factors influencing learning in older adults and useful approaches for enhancing, learning, summary of teaching approaches
  • 22. Caregiving, what do caregivers do? who becomes a caregiver? caregiving diversity, influence of caregiving on physical, psychological, social, and financial well-being
  • Benefits of caregiving, how health care professionals can support caregivers
  • 23. Death and grief in the later years, dying and death
  • Hospice care, palliative care.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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The respiratory system, the structure of the respiratory system, Functions of the respiratory system, age-related changes in the respiratory system, age-related disorders of the respiratory system -- Prevention of respiratory disease -- 10. The gastrointestinal system, components and functions of the gastrointestinal system -- Age-related changes in the gastrointestinal system, age-related disorders of the gastrointestinal system -- 11. The urinary system -- Structure of the kidneys, functions of the urinary system, age-related changes in the urinary system, age-related disorders of the urinary system -- 12. The reproductive system, components and functions of the female reproductive system, age-related changes in the female reproductive system, age-related disorders of the female reproductive system, components and functions of the male reproductive system, age-related changes in the male reproductive system, age-related disorders of the male reproductive system, sexuality -- 13. The endocrine system, structure of the endocrine system, age-related changes and disorders of the endocrine system -- 14. The immune system, structure of the immune system, age-related changes in the immune system, age-related disorders of the immune system -- 15. Age with lifelong disabilities, congenital versus acquired disability, the complexity of aging with disabilities, developmental and intellectual disabilities -- 16. Special topics, alcoholism, aging changes and alcohol, falls, foot care, pain -- 17. Health promotion and exercise, health promotion, disease prevention, strategies for change, the patient prevention and affordable care act, barriers to health promotion, exercise, age-related changes modified by exercise, exercise programs, general recommendations for exercise programs for older adults -- 18. Complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies, history, complementary and alternative therapies -- 19. 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Teaching older adults, factors influencing learning in older adults and useful approaches for enhancing, learning, summary of teaching approaches -- 22. Caregiving, what do caregivers do? who becomes a caregiver? caregiving diversity, influence of caregiving on physical, psychological, social, and financial well-being -- Benefits of caregiving, how health care professionals can support caregivers -- 23. Death and grief in the later years, dying and death -- Hospice care, palliative care.
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