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Author Saxon, Sue V., author.

Title Physical change & aging : a guide for the helping professions / Sue V. Saxon, Mary Jean Etten, Elizabeth A. Perkins.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, LLC, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  612.67 S273P    Check Shelf
Edition Sixth edition.
Description xv, 504 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Perspectives on aging -- Theories of aging -- The skin, hair, and nails -- The musculoskeletal system -- The nervous system -- Dementia and delirium -- The sensory systems -- The cardiovascular system -- The respiratory system -- The gastrointestinal system -- The urinary system -- The reproductive system -- The endocrine system -- The immune system -- Aging with lifelong disabilities -- Special topics (alcoholism, falls, foot care, pain) -- Health promotion and exercise -- Complementary, alternative and integrative medicine -- Nutrition -- Medications -- Teaching older adults -- Caregiving -- Death and grief in the later years.
Subject Aging -- Physiological aspects.
Aging -- Physiological aspects. (OCoLC)fst00800323
Geriatrics. (OCoLC)fst00941257
Aging -- physiology.
Added Author Etten, Mary Jean, author.
Perkins, Elizabeth A. (Elizabeth Ann), 1969- author.
Note Physical change and aging
ISBN 9780826198648
9780826198655 (e-book)
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