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Title Encyclopedia of health & aging / editor, Kyriakos S. Markides ; associate editors, Dan G. Blazer, Laurence G. Branch, Stephanie Studenski ; managing editors, Sarah Toombs Smith, Tracy B. Welborn.
Imprint Los Angeles : Sage Publications, 2007.
©2007

Subject Older people -- Health and hygiene -- Encyclopedias.
Aging -- Encyclopedias.
Aging.
Geriatrics.
Aging -- English. &NC&
Geriatrics -- English. &NC&
Aging -- English. &NC&
Geriatrics -- English. &NC&
Alt Name Markides, Kyriakos S.
Sage Publications.
Add Title Encyclopedia of health and aging
Description 1 online resource
polychrome rdacc
Note "A Sage reference publication."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Accelerated Aging Syndromes -- Active Life Expectancy -- Activities of Daily Living and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living -- Advance Directives -- Adverse Drug Reactions -- Adverse Drug Withdrawal Events -- Advocacy Organizations -- Africa -- African Americans -- Age-Period-Cohort Distinctions -- Age-Related Changes in Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics -- Aging in Manitoba Longitudinal Study -- Aging Network -- Agitation -- Alcohol Use and Abuse -- Allostatic Load and Homeostasis -- Alzheimer's Disease -- Anabolic Therapies -- Anemia -- Aneurysms -- Anti-Aging Interventions -- Anxiety Disorders -- Apolipoprotein E -- Arrhythmias -- Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases -- Asia -- Asian and Pacific Islander Americans -- Assisted Living -- Assistive Devices -- Australia and New Zealand -- Balance -- Behavioral Disorders in Dementia -- Bereavement and Grief -- Biological Theories of Aging -- Biomarkers of Aging -- Body Composition -- Body Mass Index -- Calcium Disorders of Aging -- Canada -- Cancer -- Cancer, Common Types of -- Cancer Prevention and Screening -- Cardiovascular Health Study -- Cardiovascular System -- Caregiving -- Cataracts -- Cellulitis -- Centenarians -- Clinical Trials -- Complementary and Alternative Medicine -- Compression of Morbidity -- Congestive Heart Failure -- Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease -- Continuum of Care -- Control -- Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease -- Critical Perspectives in Gerontology -- Death, Dying, and Hospice Care -- Delirium and Confusional States -- Demography of Aging -- Depression and Other Mood Disorders -- Diabetes -- Dietary Variety -- Disability and the Disablement Process -- Disasters and Terrorism -- Disclosure -- Driving -- Drug-Disease Interactions -- Drug-Drug Interactions -- Drug Underuse -- Duke Longitudinal Studies -- Ear Diseases -- Early Adversity and Late-Life Health -- Economics of Aging -- Education and Health -- Elder Abuse and Neglect -- Emotions and Emotional Stability -- Environmental Health -- Epidemiology of Aging -- Established Populations for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly -- Ethical Issues and Aging -- Ethnicity and Race -- Europe -- Exercise and Physical Activity -- Expectations Regarding Aging -- Eye Diseases -- Fluid and Electrolytes -- Foot Problems -- Fractures in Older Adults -- Frailty -- Gait Disorders -- Gastrointestinal Aging -- Geriatric Assessment -- Geriatric Profession -- Geriatric Team Care -- Gerontological Nursing -- Global Aging -- Government Health Surveys -- Health and Retirement Study -- Health and Public Policy -- Health Care System for Older Adults -- Health Communication -- Health Promotion and Disease Prevention -- Hearing -- Hispanic Established Population for Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly -- Hispanics -- HIV and AIDS -- Home Care -- Homelessness and Health in the United States -- Honolulu-Asia Aging Study, Honolulu Heart Program -- Hypertension -- Iatrogenic Disease -- Imaging of the Brain -- Immune Function -- Inappropriate Prescribing -- Incontinence -- Infections, Bladder and Kidney -- Infectious Diseases -- Injury Prevention -- Institutional Care -- Instruments -- Kidney Aging and Diseases -- Latin America and the Caribbean -- Legal Issues -- Lewy Body Dementia -- Life Course Perspective on Adult Development -- Living Arrangements -- Loneliness -- Longevity -- Longitudinal Research -- Longitudinal Study of Aging -- Long-Term Care -- Long-Term Care Insurance -- MacArthur Study of Successful Aging -- Managed Care -- Marital Status -- Medicaid -- Medicare -- Medication Adherence -- Medication Errors -- Memory -- Menopause and Hormone Therapy -- Men's Health -- Mental Status Assessment -- Metabolic Syndrome -- Mexico -- Midlife -- Migration -- Mild Cognitive Impairment -- Minimum Data Set -- Mobility -- Mobility Assessment -- Motivation -- Multiple Morbidity and Comorbidity -- Musculoskeletal Aging: Inflammation -- Musculoskeletal Aging: Osteoarthritis -- National Health Interview Survey -- National Institute on Aging -- National Long Term Care Survey -- Native Americans and Alaska Natives -- Negative Interaction and Health -- Neurobiology of Aging -- Neurological Disorders -- Normal Physical Aging -- Normative Aging Study -- Nursing Roles in Health Care and Long-Term Care -- Nutrition and Public Health -- Nutrition, Malnutrition, and Feeding Issues -- Obesity -- Oldest Old -- Oral Health -- Osteoporosis -- Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) -- Pain -- Palliative Care and the End of Life -- Patient Safety -- Performance Measures of Physical Function -- Perioperative Issues -- Personality Disorders -- Pets in Health Care Settings -- Pick's Disease -- Pneumonia and Tuberculosis -- Polypharmacy -- Positive Attitudes and Health -- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder -- Pressure Ulcers -- Pseudodementia -- Psychiatric Rating Scales -- Psychosocial Theories -- Pulmonary Aging -- Qualitative Research on Aging -- Quality of Life -- Rehabilitation Therapies -- Rural Health and Aging Versus Urban Health and Aging -- Sarcopenia -- Schizophrenia, Paranoia, and Delusional Disorders -- Selective Optimization with Compensation -- Self-Care -- Self-Efficacy -- Self-Rated Health -- Sexuality -- Shingles -- Skin Changes -- Skin Neoplasms, Benign and Malignant -- Sleep -- Smoking -- Social Networks and Social Support -- Social Work Roles in Health and Long-Term Care -- Socioeconomic Status -- Spinal Stenosis -- Stress -- Stroke -- Subjective Well-Being -- Successful Aging -- Suicide and the Elderly -- Surgery -- Syncope -- Systemic Infections -- Telemedicine -- Temperature Regulation -- Therapeutic Failure -- Thyroid Disease -- Twin Studies -- Valvular Heart Disease -- Vascular Dementia -- Vascular Depression -- Venous Stasis Ulcers -- Vision and Low Vision -- Vitamins, Minerals, and Dietary Supplements -- Women's Health -- Work, Health, and Retirement -- Wound Healing.
Summary The Encyclopedia of Health and Aging presents state-of-the-art research and ready-to-use facts on health and aging. This one-volume resource captures some of the excitement of the research in the field in terms of new findings as well as conceptual developments guiding research, practice, and policy. With more than 200 entries, it covers the biological, psychological, social, and economic aspects of health and aging and impacts within the health-care system. This Encyclopedia also focuses heavily on geriatrics with respect to geriatric syndromes and common diseases of aging.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781452265643 (electronic bk.)
145226564X (electronic bk.)
9781412953870 (electronic bk.)
1412953871 (electronic bk.)
9781412956208
141295620X
9781412909495 (alk. paper)
141290949X (alk. paper)
9781849725576
1849725578
OCLC # 162106600
Additional Format Print version 9781412909495


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