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Download Onderzoek en behandeling van artrose en artritis by Koos van Nugteren,Dos Winkel PDF

By Koos van Nugteren,Dos Winkel

Vergrijzing van de bevolking leidt tot een sterke toename van artrosepatiënten. Dit vraagt om steeds betere behandelmethoden, zowel conservatief als operatief. Dit boek bespreekt de meest actuele inzichten voor wat betreft de oorzaken, behandeling en preventie van artrose.Aangezien artrose en artritis twee aandoeningen zijn die elkaar sterk beïnvloeden en bovendien vaak samen voorkomen, komen beide vormen van pathologie uitgebreid aan bod.Zoals gebruikelijk in de boekenreeks van Orthopedische Casuïstiek gebeurt dit aan de hand van patiëntencasuïstiek uit de dagelijkse praktijk. De tekst is rijk geïllustreerd met educatieve tekeningen en foto's.

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Download The Demography of Europe by Gerda Neyer,Gunnar Andersson,Hill Kulu,Laura PDF

By Gerda Neyer,Gunnar Andersson,Hill Kulu,Laura Bernardi,Christoph Bühler

Over the previous many years Europe has witnessed basic adjustments of its inhabitants dynamics and inhabitants constitution. Fertility has fallen lower than alternative point in just about all eu nations, whereas childbearing habit and kinfolk formation became extra diversified. existence expectancy has elevated in Western Europe for either adult females and men, yet has been declining for males in a few jap eu nations. Immigration from non-European nations has elevated considerably, as has mobility inside of Europe. those alterations pose significant demanding situations to inhabitants reports, as traditional theoretical assumptions concerning demographic habit and demographic improvement look not worthy to supply convincing reasons of the new demographic changes.


This e-book, derived from the symposium on “The Demography of Europe” held on the Max Planck Institute for Demographic learn in Rostock, Germany in November 2007 in honor of Professor Jan M. Hoem, brings jointly prime inhabitants researchers within the quarter of fertility, kin, migration, life-expectancy, and mortality. The contributions current key problems with the hot demography of Europe and speak about key examine advances to appreciate the continent’s demographic improvement on the flip of the twenty first century.

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Download Creating Moments of Joy along the Alzheimer's Journey: A by Jolene Brackey PDF

By Jolene Brackey

The liked top vendor has been revised and elevated for the 5th version. Jolene Brackey has a imaginative and prescient: that we are going to quickly glance past the demanding situations of Alzheimer's disorder to concentration extra of our energies on growing moments of pleasure. whilst humans have non permanent reminiscence loss, their lives are made of moments. we're not in a position to create completely magnificent days for individuals with dementia or Alzheimer's, yet we will be able to create completely impressive moments, moments that placed a grin on their faces and a twinkle of their eyes. 5 mins later, they won't have in mind what we did or acknowledged, however the feeling that we left them with will linger. the hot version of constructing Moments of pleasure is stuffed with more effective suggestion sprinkled with desire, encouragement, new tales, and beneficiant helpings of humor. during this quantity, Brackey finds that our best instructor is having cared for and enjoyed anyone with Alzheimer's and that frequently what now we have so much to benefit approximately is ourselves.

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Download Last Comforts: Notes from the Forefront of Late Life Care by Ellen Rand,Stephen C. Schimpff MD PDF

By Ellen Rand,Stephen C. Schimpff MD

Too frequently, end-of-life care within the U.S. is fragmented, uncoordinated, expensive, and unsustainable. however it doesn’t need to be that manner. final Comforts: Notes from the vanguard of Late-Life Care spotlights many inventions that may make an important distinction as we strategy the final chapters of our lives.

“A deeply insightful booklet that addresses the advanced factor of supporting people who desire end-of-life care. final Comforts offers genuine lifestyles events and, most significantly, bargains strategies, aid, and resources.” —Steve Saling, resident, Leonard Florence middle for dwelling, Chelsea, Massachusetts

“Journalist Ellen Rand embedded herself within the entrance traces of end-of-life care and have become a player within the quest to rework death. To a person confused by means of why such a lot of american citizens die badly whilst such a lot of en­lightened possible choices exist, final Comforts offers solutions and issues tips on how to tangible options.

"Rand’s investigative abilities and note craft bring about a needs to learn ebook, not just for healthcare and coverage wonks, yet extra importantly, for any grownup baby bear­ing the load of father or mother care. Authoritative and hugely readable, final Comforts is right away sobering and hopeful. This booklet could be at the table of each overall healthiness care and human provider ex­ecutive, each clinical educator, and each legislator throughout this country.” —Ira Byock, MD, Founder and leader clinical Officer. windfall Institute for Human worrying; writer of death good and the simplest Care Possible

“Determining what has given intending to one’s lifestyles is usually a subject of mirrored image by way of these coming near near the top in their lives. Ellen Rand’s own stories illustrate how serving others receiving past due lifestyles care can educate we all tips on how to reside extra totally. during this booklet, child boomers get to preview what lies forward of their lifestyles journey.” —Greg Schneider, Founder, Hospice Volunteer organization, and CEO, Hospice Educators putting forward lifestyles (HEAL)

Using the reporter's ability of interviewing, reading and explaining, Ellen Rand tells us what doesn't paintings this day on our route to dying and the way the "system" should be replaced in order that we will be able to die with dignity, in convenience and with these we adore round us.

She explains why it's time to "tear down the wall" that separates hospice care from palliative care, the wall that separates those that are looking to proceed treating their disease but wish to die a common dying and the wall that reimburses for all types of clinical techniques and checks yet no longer for compassionate dialogue.

Rand explains why the nursing assistant in a nursing domestic, ostensibly on the backside of the pro totem pole, is the most important to reliable compassionate care and why she must have the autonomy to be powerful. She explains why there's simply too a lot forms useful in hospice care simply as there's in all of well-being care - taking the caregiver's time clear of the sufferer. She describes the inability of educating of physicians to interact in significant listening dialog approximately treatment normally and finish of existence care particularly. And the significance of educating in palliative care, empathy, interprofessional collaboration and care coordination.

Importantly, the writer is aware that for swap to take place, it's going to take the concerted efforts of many, operating jointly. She makes use of examples of best politicians who comprehend what must occur yet can in basic terms make it take place if there's a groundswell of public outcry for switch. i'm reminded of a word from Abraham Lincoln "Public sentiment is every little thing. With public sentiment, not anything can fail. with out it, not anything can succeed."

-- Stephen C Schimpff, MD Internist, professor, former CEO of the college of Maryland clinical middle and writer of changing the first Care challenge: Reclaiming dating medication and Returning Healthcare judgements To You And Your Doctor.

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Download Minding Our Elders: Caregivers Share Their Personal Stories by Carol Bradley Bursack PDF

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Minding our Elders: Caregivers percentage Their own tales is a conveyable aid staff, a reminder you are not on my own. each one tale approximately taking care of the aged is self-contained; every person telling his or her tale is familiar with your soreness in gazing a family member endure, the enjoyment of giving of oneself, and the emotional and actual exhaustion of the full adventure. it really is an intimate and strong source for caregivers, packed with real tales approximately seniors and getting older parents.

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Download Plus belle ma vie après cinquante ans (ESSAIS DOC.) (French by Claudine Badey-Rodriguez,Bernadette Costa-Prades PDF

By Claudine Badey-Rodriguez,Bernadette Costa-Prades

« Le temps qui nous reste à vivre est plus vital que toutes les années écoulées », a écrit Tolstoï. C'est pourquoi, à partir de cinquante ans, il est temps d être vraiment soi. Ce consultant pratique vous invite à vivre pleinement votre maturité en se posant les bonnes questions pour agir :

Faites le aspect, puis élaborez des projets qui vous ressemblent
Revisitez vos croyances sur l âge pour lutter contre le jeunisme ambiant
Cultivez votre optimisme et renforcez votre estime de vous-même : ce sont des clés pour bien vivre son âge
Diminuez votre pressure, guérissez les blessures du passé, il n'est jamais trop tard...
Traitez votre corps en ami, sans vous laisser aller ni négliger votre santé
Prenez soin de vos amours, vos amis : nos liens sont notre meilleur bagage pour l'avenir
Donnez du sens à votre vie en allant à l'essentiel, en développant votre créativité, en adoptant une démarche spirituelle...

los angeles cinquantaine : une likelihood à saisir.

Claudine Badey-Rodriguez, psychologue spécialisée dans l'approche de l âge, est l'auteur de J'ai décidé de bien vieillir (Albin Michel).
Bernadette Costa-Prades est journaliste spécialisée dans les questions de psychologie.

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Download Field Dependence-independence: Bio-psycho-social Factors by Seymour Wapner,Jack Demick PDF

By Seymour Wapner,Jack Demick

The papers offered during this quantity search to light up relationships one of the cognitive sort of box dependence- independence and organic, mental, and sociocultural points of human functioning around the existence span. The e-book starts via addressing basic matters in regards to the function of cognitive kind in human improvement. the rest of the textual content treats cognitive variety with regards to organic, mental, and sociocultural functioning. additionally integrated is a precis of instructions for destiny research.

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Download Crossing The Border Into Old Age: The Baby Boomer Challenge by Julia Kneissl,Virginia Robins,Miriam Daigle PDF

By Julia Kneissl,Virginia Robins,Miriam Daigle


THE child BOOMER problem


The generational upheavals of our sixty to 1 hundred yr olds will upward thrust considerably because the first wave of child boomers turn into eligible for retirement. Many retirement matters are addressed and the life of our older age staff will all be laid low with the recent principles and effort of our more youthful contributors. As a former Professor of Gerontology, Julia was once merely in part ready for her previous age. She chanced on that books on getting older have been written through researchers who weren't retired but. After fourteen years of retirement Julia now feels certified to put in writing concerning the years which are inside her event. She has taken a psychosocial method of the issues and offerings of residing, with an emphasis on redefining oneself as an older individual. Many women and men have shared their reports. The booklet bargains useful feedback. definite - the newborn boomers are getting into the region of outdated age - a region the place we position outdated humans in order that we do not have to fret approximately them. who're those upstarts coming forth with new rules and excessive expectancies? Why are our feathers being ruffled? we now have grown fairly cozy in our time area. This new iteration coming into our sacred area could be disassociating themselves from the stigma of getting older. As everyone is residing longer the numbers celebrating 90 and 100 yr outdated birthdays are expanding or even extra considerably the numbers of guys also are expanding, yet male particular companies and actions are lagging a long way behind.

Julia encourages you to appear “outside of the field” in viewing getting older concerns. How do you downsize? hand over the automobile? (Without feeling misplaced and resentful.) how will you flip those into confident reports? Are you prosperous adequate to retire or too scared to retire? What are you able to anticipate out of your physique? Is it okay to have a drink of alcohol at evening? What approximately your psychological talents- are you doomed to have dementias? reminiscence loss? How do we come to a decision whilst it's time to cease driving?

One of the largest calls for can be that of housing and life, with getting older in position being the most well-liked choice. it's more often than not said that our child boomers might be operating longer, so a retirement life-style can be at a later age, not likely prior to seventy-five. The marketplace can be hungry for this new release because the festival for prone mounts. calls for for condominium dwelling and nutrients carrier will swap.

Julia writes, “The youngest among us (70's and 80's) keep in mind good the wars we waged opposed to proven traditions. We have been a part of the single hundred and 20 years that it took for girls to achieve equivalent vote casting rights during this nation. We picketed “Men purely” golf equipment the place company was once conducted over leisurely price paid lunches. We have been a part of the feminist circulate (even if we didn't burn our bras and visit Woodstock). We grew to become the location of the "at domestic" mother who did "nothing" into the operating mother who did either. We observed girls crack and go beyond the glass ceiling within the paintings position. Have we thought of how we will be able to go beyond the glass ceiling of prejudice opposed to the older individual? we have to begin through knowing ourselves, who we're jointly, yet extra importantly as participants. If we will be able to know about the assets on hand to ourselves, and never forget that we raised our youngsters to be self-sufficient and self reliant, then we owe it to ourselves and our households to take care of a top quality of dwelling which continues as a lot independence as our healthiness and monetary assets will allow.”

As a retired Professor Emeritus of Gerontology, Julia chanced on that almost all authors have been younger. Julia sees that this new new release might be disassociating themselves from the stigma of aging.Julia encourages you to appear “outside of the field” in viewing getting older matters. How do you downsize? hand over the automobile? arrange for retirement? What are you able to anticipate out of your body?What approximately your psychological abilities?

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Download Polypharmazie in der Behandlung psychischer Erkrankungen by Thomas Messer,Max Schmauß PDF

By Thomas Messer,Max Schmauß

Sinnvolle Kombinationstherapie in der Psychiatrie

In diesem Buch werden alle verfügbaren Informationen zur Kombinationstherapie bei psychischen Krankheitsbildern zusammengefasst und kritisch kommentiert.

Psychopharmaka sind integraler Bestandteil einer differenzierten Therapie psychischer Erkrankungen. Prinzipiell wird die Monotherapie empfohlen, in der klinischen Praxis werden aber häufig Kombinationsbehandlungen durchgeführt, obwohl nur eine geringe Zahl kontrollierter Studien zu deren Effizienz vorliegt.

Die three. Auflage wurde komplett aktualisiert und bietet einen aktuellen und umfassenden Überblick zu den unterschiedlichen Möglichkeiten der psychopharmakologischen Kombinationsbehandlung. Völlig neu ist auch der praxisrelevante Zugang, sodass auch niedergelassene Ärzte von der Lektüre profitieren.

Der Inhalt

· Behandlung depressiver Störungen

· Behandlung der Schizophrenie

· Behandlung bipolarer Störungen

· Behandlung von Menschen mit geistiger Behinderung

· Behandlung von Persönlichkeits- und Verhaltensstörungen

· Gerontopsychiatrie

· Konsiliar- und Liaisonpsychiatrie

· Kombinationen mit Psychopharmaka in der Behandlung von Angst- und Zwangsstörungen

· Kombinationen in der Behandlung forensischer Patienten

Die Herausgeber

Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Thomas Messer, Chefarzt der Danuvius Klinik Pfaffenhofen, Fachklinik für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie

und Psychosomatik, Lehreinrichtung der TU München

Prof. Dr. Max Schmauß, Ärztlicher Direktor des Bezirkskrankenhauses Augsburg

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Download Health and Cognition in Old Age: From Biomedical and Life by Anja K. Leist,Jenni Kulmala,Fredrica Nyqvist PDF

By Anja K. Leist,Jenni Kulmala,Fredrica Nyqvist

In fresh years, the purpose of study on getting older has shifted from prolonging existence to fostering fit and cognitively strong outdated age. In order to enhance the standard of lifetime of older humans, we have to higher comprehend cognitive getting older in addition to physically aging.


Health and Cognition in previous Age assembles the cream of analysis throughout assorted clinical, psychological future health, and social disciplines, and demonstrates how this data can result in more suitable results for older humans. the 1st half this specialist quantity discusses biomedical and lifestyles direction components in getting older, rather as they impact cognition and future health in later existence. From there, potent strategies are the focal point: interventions and care courses to enhance psychological functioning and basic caliber of lifestyles, and present coverage and perform rules in selling fit, lively, and cognitively powerful getting older. jointly, those different chapters supply a multi-faceted method of figuring out and enhancing what used to be previously the inevitable process growing older. A sampling of the coverage:


  • How the getting older technique impacts the immune system.
  • Occupational gerontology – work-related determinants of previous age overall healthiness and functioning.
  • Social, behavioral, and contextual affects on cognitive functionality and decline.
  • Lifestyle elements within the prevention of dementia.
  • Understanding long term care results: traditional and behavioral economics.
  • Social capital, psychological health and wellbeing, and loneliness in older people.   


For gerontologists, sociologists, social employees, overall healthiness psychologists, and others operating to enhance older people’s lives, Health and Cognition in previous Age brings services, versatility, and self belief to the desk.

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