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Management and Care of the Elderly

Psychosocial Perspectives

by Mary S. Harper

  • 297 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Care of the elderly,
  • Elderly,
  • Older people,
  • Long-Term Care Of The Aged,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Geriatric Nursing,
  • Medical / Nursing / General,
  • Geriatrics,
  • Geeriatric Nursing,
  • Mental health

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7908302M
    ISBN 100803940440
    ISBN 109780803940444


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This book is not a collection of subspecialty chapters but rather emphasizes the clinical management of the geriatric patient with simple to complex problems.

The editors have reviewed every chapter and have included the most up-to-date advances in the care of the elderly. Excellent book detailing every aspect of Care Management.

The author offers practical solutions to real problems facing the elderly, their families, and Care Managers. A must for every bookshelf of professional Care Managers!4/4(13). Elder Care. Elder care is an issue that is growing in most industrialized nations.

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