Geriatrics and Gerontology

2 Open Access Books

54 Authors and Editors

14 Web of Science Citations

19 Dimensions Citations

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1. Health Economics and Geriatrics: Challenges and Opportunities

By Julie Ratcliffe, Kate Laver, Leah Couzner and Maria Crotty

Part of book: Geriatrics

2. Health Education for the Elderly

By Ayla Kececi and Serap Bulduk

Part of book: Geriatrics

3. Patient Frailty: Key Considerations, Definitions and Practical Implications

By Marissa S. Cohen, Elisabeth Paul, John David Nuschke, Julia C. Tolentino, Ana V. Castellanos Mendez, Alaa-Eldin A. Mira, Ric A. Baxter and Stanislaw P. Stawicki

Part of book: Challenges in Elder Care


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1. Association of Disease-Specific Mortality with Fitness Measurements and Nonparticipation in an 80-Year-Old Population

By Yutaka Takata, Toshihiro Ansai, Inho Soh, Shuji Awano, Yutaka Yoshitake, Yasuo Kimura, Ikuo Nakamichi, Sumio Akifusa, Kenichi Goto, Akihiro Yoshida, Ritsuko Fujisawa, Kazuo Sonoki, and Tatsuji Nishihara

Part of book: Geriatrics

2. Expanding the Time Frame for Advance Care Planning: Policy Considerations and Implications for Research

By Jeffrey S. Kahana, Loren D. Lovegreen and Eva Kahana

Part of book: Geriatrics

3. Behavioral Treatment for Geriatric Syndrome

By Hunkyung Kim

Part of book: Geriatrics

4. Aging and Exercise Training on the Neuromuscular Functions of Human Movements

By Junichiro Yamauchi

Part of book: Geriatrics

5. Introductory Chapter: Overview of Challenges in Geriatric Medicine in 2016

By Edward T. Zawada

Part of book: Challenges in Elder Care

6. Role of LTACH in Chronic Critical Illness in the Elderly

By Thiruvoipati Nanda Kumar

Part of book: Challenges in Elder Care

7. Swallowing Difficulties in Elderly People: Impact of Maxillomandibular Wedging

By Marie-Hélène Lacoste-Ferré, Sophie Hermabessière and Yves Rolland

Part of book: Geriatrics

8. Assessment and Management of Older People in the General Hospital Setting

By Inderpal Singh

Part of book: Challenges in Elder Care

9. The Epidemiology of Vascular Dementia

By Demet Ozbabalık, Didem Arslantaş and Nese Tuncer Elmacı

Part of book: Geriatrics

10. Vaccine-Preventable Infectious Respiratory Diseases in the Elderly

By Noriko Kojimahara

Part of book: Geriatrics