Prostate Cancer: Nursing Assessment, Management, and Care by Meredith Kazer PhD APRN A/GNP-BC, Lorrie Powel PhD RN

By Meredith Kazer PhD APRN A/GNP-BC, Lorrie Powel PhD RN

Prostate melanoma is the most typical kind of melanoma in American males. The content material of this booklet, built through scientific nurse specialists, presents info at the state of the art care of guys with prostate melanoma. Readers will achieve a radical knowing of indicators, diagnostic tools, remedies, and psychosocial results of this ailment. an incredible concentration of the e-book is on caliber of existence and the nurses' position in bettering this via educating sufferers and their households how one can deal with universal signs and negative effects corresponding to urinary and sexual difficulties.

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Textile-led design for the active ageing population by J McCann; D Bryson

By J McCann; D Bryson

Despite the world’s getting older inhabitants, compatible garments for the older group is a principally overlooked region. This publication considers the wishes of the starting to be variety of lively older humans and investigates how fresh advancements in textiles, fibres, finishes, layout and built-in know-how should be deployed to serve this team and enhance caliber of life.

Part I presents an figuring out of the lively getting older inhabitants by means of contemplating the group’s reviews of and attitudes in the direction of garments and reviewing the obstacles to their adoption of recent wearable applied sciences. half II specializes in the desires of the older inhabitants, together with potent conversation with designers and the age-related anatomical and physiological adjustments that designs should still reflect on. half III studies layout necessities and tactics, and at last half IV stories the manufacture of compatible clothing, with chapters on compatible fabric fibres, balancing know-how and aesthetics and wearable electronics.

  • Summarises the wealth of modern learn on attitudes to garments among the lively growing old population
  • Looks into how their aspirations might be investigated and applicable clothing designed to fulfill their needs
  • Examines layout and production matters, together with methods of accommodating physiological adjustments with age and using wearable electronics

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The Meaning of Care: The Social Construction of Care for by Bernhard Weicht

By Bernhard Weicht

Bernhard Weicht presents a multi-layered research of ways we comprehend and build care in lifestyle, the meanings it has for ourselves, our households, our relations, identities and our experience of society and what's correct and correct, making an unique contribution to the dialogue of the character of care ethics and its political capability.

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Americans at Midlife: Caught between Generations by Rosalie G. Genovese

By Rosalie G. Genovese

American citizens at Midlife is an exploration of the center years in the framework of developments within the greater society, together with longer lifestyles expectancy and an getting older inhabitants; adjustments in marriage, divorce, and relations composition; elevated participation of ladies within the exertions strength; and the expansion of two-income families.Major pursuits at midlife focus on paintings and careers, present and destiny monetary overall healthiness, and making plans for retirement. different significant matters contain relationships with more youthful and older generations: boomerang teenagers who go away domestic and go back, and getting older mom and dad, usually fit and lively now, who may have care of their later years.The publication starts with a dialogue of ways demographic and social adjustments have an effect on midlife, by means of chapters on paintings and retirement making plans or searching for the great years, the not-so-empty nest, and getting older mom and dad. A bankruptcy on mid-life girls considers the consequences of mixing paintings and caregiving and increases issues approximately their monetary future health, given their longer lifestyles expectancy and infrequently extra constrained assets. The ebook ends with a attention of coverage concerns which may impact midlife sooner or later.

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Uncanny Subjects: Aging in Contemporary Narrative by Amelia DeFalco

By Amelia DeFalco

In the USA anti-aging is a multibillion-dollar undefined, and efforts to strive against indicators of getting older have by no means been superior, or extra profitable. even if there are numerous sociological experiences of getting older and tradition, there are few reports that study the methods cultural texts build a number of narratives of getting older that intersect and occasionally clash with present social theories of getting older. In Uncanny matters: getting older in modern Narrative, Amelia DeFalco contributes to the continuing discourse of getting older reports by means of incorporating methodologies and theories derived from the arts in her research into modern representations of aging.
 
The stream of getting older is the circulate of our lives, and this dynamism aligns getting older with narrative: either are a functionality of time, of switch, of 1 occasion taking place after one other. matters comprehend their lives via narrative trajectories—through stories—not inevitably as they're residing second to second, yet in mirrored image, mirrored image that turns into, many argue, an increasing number of typical as one a while. hence, narrative fiction presents compelling representations of the strange—indeed uncanny—familiarity of the getting older self.
 
In Uncanny Subjects, DeFalco explores a thematic similitude in a number modern fiction and picture by means of authors and administrators reminiscent of John Banville, John Cassavetes, and Alice Munro. As their texts recommend, continuing into previous age comprises a growing to be knowledge of the otherness inside, an knowledge that finds identification as a number of, transferring, and contradictory—in brief, uncanny. Drawing jointly theories of the uncanny with examine on getting older and temporality, DeFalco argues that getting older is a class of distinction fundamental to a latest knowing of identification and alterity.
 
 

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Recruitment and Retention in Minority Populations: Lessons by Sue E. Levkoff ScD, Thomas R. Prohaska PhD, Patricia Flynn

By Sue E. Levkoff ScD, Thomas R. Prohaska PhD, Patricia Flynn Weitzman PhD MPH, Marcia G. Ory PhD MPH

Regardless of projections of vital development in older minority populations, researchers have little greater than surface-level appreciation of the way cultural components will form psychological and actual healthiness results. This quantity is a part of a brand new wave of reports designed to handle the problem of recruiting and keeping minority elders for participation in examine reviews. The authors spotlight the strengths and weaknesses of a wide range of analysis designs, starting from small, in-depth qualitative stories to randomized, managed behavioral interventions. a number of chapters specialize in successes with African American, chinese language American, and Mexican American elders. the sensible suggestion contained herein could have nice entice these operating to boost the sphere of gerontological learn.

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Ageing and Employment Policies Vieillissement et politiques by OECD. Published by : OECD Publishing

By OECD. Published by : OECD Publishing

In Canada, the share of people elderly sixty five and over to the working-age inhabitants will double to forty five% through 2050.  Without coverage alterations, this might result in larger public charges, labour strength shortages, and slower monetary growth.&n

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Sensory Biographies: Lives and Deaths among Nepal's Yolmo by Robert R. Desjarlais

By Robert R. Desjarlais

Robert Desjarlais's swish ethnography explores the lifestyles histories of 2 Yolmo elders, targeting how specific sensory orientations and modalities have contributed to the making and the telling in their lives. those are a girl in her overdue eighties referred to as Kisang Omu and a Buddhist priest in his mid-eighties often called Ghang Lama, contributors of an ethnically Tibetan Buddhist humans whose ancestors have lived for 3 centuries or so alongside the higher ridges of the Yolmo Valley in north important Nepal.It was once transparent via their many conversations that either contributors perceived themselves as nearing dying, and either have been particularly keen to proportion their options approximately dying and death. the variation among the 2 was once awesome, even though, in that Ghang Lama's existence have been ruled via motifs of imaginative and prescient, while Kisang Omu's bills of her lifestyles mostly concerned a "theatre of voices." Desjarlais bargains a clean and readable inquiry into how people's methods of sensing the realm give a contribution to how they reside and the way they don't forget their lives.

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Ageing, spirituality, and well-being by Albert Jewell, Malcolm Goldsmith, Rosalie Hudson, Elizabeth

By Albert Jewell, Malcolm Goldsmith, Rosalie Hudson, Elizabeth MacKinlay

This e-book brings jointly plenary addresses and different papers initially current on the moment overseas convention on growing older, Spirituality and health and wellbeing (2002, Durham college) The contributions are compassionate, hot and humane. The e-book is usually insightful, usually mind-blowing, and will, with no hesitation, be prompt as an introductory textual content to undergraduate nurses who desire to pursue these subject matters so ably captured by means of the name' - Nursing Philosophy 2007 'This is a well timed e-book, showing whilst these within the clinical career are starting to settle for that the religious and non secular wishes of individuals, and particularly older humans, are very important matters which need to be thought of whilst assessing the standard of lifetime of a sufferer' - Signpost 'I loved interpreting this publication, with its wealthy explorations and insights into spirituality in later existence . . . It brings jointly the perspectives of a few of the main renowned teachers, theologians and doctors operating during this sector . . . This publication is superbly edited, with an abundant creation, biographies of every of the presenters and sufficient examining references to fill at the least a piece of a library. Jewell says he hopes it is going to be a necessary contribution to the continued dialogue of spirituality and healthiness, and during this he certainly succeeds. there are various snapshots of the existence tales of older humans scattered in the course of the booklet. i'll finish with the remark of a girl with dementia to her occupational therapist after an artwork task: "We were on a superb trip, you and that i. What enjoyable we have now had, giggling and making a song. keeping a rainbow in our palms" - magazine of Dementia Care, July/August 2005 'It can be required studying for each pastor, carer, customer, loved one' - The Expository occasions 'We are informed that we are living in a society the place growing older is usually seen as a humiliation, anguish and death a meaningless adventure and

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Home health care provider : a guide to essential skills by Emily Prieto MBA LSW

By Emily Prieto MBA LSW

This ebook is designed to foster caliber care to domestic care recipients. it's written for partners, domestic health and wellbeing aides, and different care givers who carry non-medical domestic care. Prieto offers details, suggestions, and methods on own care workouts in addition to extra duties which are frequently important during this paintings, together with domestic protection and upkeep, meal making plans, errand operating, taking care of undefined, and using leisure time. Going past ordinary nurses' aide education manuals, the e-book specializes in the psycho-social wishes of domestic care recipients, stressing the necessity to keep the home as a house and maintaining the recipient's lifestyle all through caregiving occasions. Prieto stresses interpersonal abilities that profit recipient and caregiver, making a systematic, easy-to-follow plan for supplying caliber carrier and keeping, or bettering, caliber of life.

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