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Care homes for people with dementia

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly.

in Dementia Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine; Community Medical Services. 3834 words.

Introduction - The move to long-term residential care - Choosing a home - Entering a care home - Care home staff - Abuse of people with dementia - Summary

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Dementia Care

Jonathan Waite, Rowan Harwood, Ian Morton and David Connelly.

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine; Nursing Skills; Community Medical Services; Palliative Medicine. 448 pages.

This resource follows the pathway of dementia, from first presentation through to final stages of the illness, and is aimed at the multipdisciplinary care team.

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Dementia in the community

Jonathan Waite, Rowan H. Harwood, Ian R. Morton and David J. Connelly.

in Dementia Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Geriatric Medicine; Community Medical Services. 7966 words.

Services - Care programme approach - Community mental health teams - Memory services - Day care - Residential respite care - Admission to a psychogeriatric ward - Home care - Supporting...

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Organizing geriatric services

Lesley K Bowker, James D Price and Sarah C Smith.

in Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine

August 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Community Medical Services. 11873 words.

Using geriatric services 14

Acute services for older people 16

The older patient in intensive care 17

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Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine

Lesley Bowker, James Price and Sarah Smith.

August 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Community Medical Services; Clinical Skills; Rehabilitation Medicine; Pharmacology; Neurology; Psychiatry; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Haematology; Rheumatology; Genito-urinary Medicine; Otolaryngology (ENT); Ophthalmology; Dermatology; Infectious Diseases. 728 pages.

The Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine provides user-friendly advice in a field that has limited evidence, yet makes up a substantial proportion of the work of most clinicians.

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Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells.

June 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Medical Ethics; Communication Skills; Pharmacology; Pain Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Occupational Therapy; Dietetics; Physiotherapy; Speech and Language Therapy; Arts Therapies; Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Community Medical Services. 1088 pages.

Updated throughout with an additional emphasis on nursing care, this resource is a concise and authoritative guide to modern palliative care. Easily accessible, it's ideal for the busy...

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