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Eldercare Technology for Clinical Practitioners - Aging Medicine (Hardback)
  • Eldercare Technology for Clinical Practitioners - Aging Medicine (Hardback)

Eldercare Technology for Clinical Practitioners - Aging Medicine (Hardback)

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Hardback 221 Pages / Published: 14/12/2007
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This important handbook addresses technologies targeted at the assessment, early detection and the mitigation of common geriatric conditions. These include decline in functional abilities, gait, mobility, sleep disturbance, vision impairment, hearing loss, falls, and cognitive decline. This book not only describes the state of both embedded and wearable technologies, but also focuses on research showing the potential utility of these technologies in the field.

Publisher: Humana Press Inc.
ISBN: 9781588298980
Number of pages: 221
Weight: 511 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 14 mm
Edition: 2008 ed.


From the reviews:

"This multiauthored book describes how technology works for older persons and how clinicians can use technology to help older persons. ... This is a broad charge and the book highlights these areas nicely. The ... audience to be `eldercare practitioners,' students of medicine, nursing, social studies, technology, engineers and designers. ... This is a useful book that covers a wide area. ... provides a vista of the future in which advanced technology will help older persons and their caregivers." (David O. Staats, Doody's Review Service, June, 2008)

"Audience(s): Physicians, Geriatricians, Health Services Providers, Nurses, Researchers ... . The book is organized into nine chapters ... ." (Combined Health Information Database, June, 2008)

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