Vulnerable Older Adults : Health Care Needs and Interventions / Patricia M. Burbank, editor.
Contributor(s): Burbank, Patricia MMaterial type: TextPublisher: New York, NY : Springer Pub., ©2006Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 280 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780826103604; 082610360X; 1281812765; 9781281812766; 9786611812768; 6611812768Subject(s): Older people -- Medical care | Older people -- Health and hygiene | Aging | Geriatric nursing | Health Services for the Aged | Aged | Geriatric Nursing -- methods | Vulnerable Populations | Personnes âgées -- Soins médicaux | Personnes âgées -- Santé et hygiène | Vieillissement | Soins infirmiers en gériatrie | MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Healthy Living | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Reference | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Holism | Aging | Geriatric nursing | Older people -- Health and hygiene | Older people -- Medical care | Verpleegkunde | Ouderen | Kwetsbaarheid | Gevangenen | Thuislozen | Homoseksuelen | AIDSGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Vulnerable older adults.DDC classification: 613.0438 LOC classification: RA564.8 | .V85 2006ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
pt. I. Frail older adults. Health issues of frail older adults / J. Stoukides [and others] -- Health care strategies for frail older adults / J. Stoukides . [and others]. pt. II. Aging prisoners. Health issues of aging prisoners / T. Smyer and M. Gragert -- Aging prisoners: strategies for health care / T. Smyer, M. Gragert, and D.C. Martins. pt. III. Homeless older adults. Health issues of homeless older adults / D.C. Martins and M.A. Sullivan -- Health care strategies for homeless older adults / D.C. Martins and M.A. Sullivan. pt. IV. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults. Health issues of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults / P. Burbank and G. Burkholder -- Health care strategies for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults / P. Burbank, G. Burkholder, and P. Fournier. pt. V. Older adults with HIV/AIDS. Health issues of older adults with HIV/AIDS / C.A. Emlet and K.M. Nokes -- Health care strategies for older adults with HIV/AIDS / K.M. Nokes and C.A. Emlet.
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Winner of an AJN Book of the Year Award!. Named an Outstanding Academic Title for 2007 by Choice!. Based on the concept that vulnerability in the older populace encompasses those who are at increased risk for physical and psychosocial health problems, this book takes a closer look at vulnerability and how it affects five specific populations within the elderly:.: Those incarcerated in prisons.; The homeless.; Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people.; Those who are HIV positive or living with AIDS.; The frail. Both physical and psychosocial health care issues and needs are addressed as w.