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Chiropractic Care of the Older PatientChiropractic Care of the Older Patient by Brian J. Gleberzon (Editor), Felix Mann 1st edition (August 15, 2001) ISBN: 0750647299
Canadian Association of Retired Persons, Toronto, Canada. Textbook from the perspective of a chiropractic practitioner. Discusses pharmacological and surgical interventions in general terms, and how such treatments may necessitate a modification to chiropractic care. Focuses on the characteristic diagnostic features of various disorders and their treatment.
Chiropractic Care of Special PopulationsChiropractic Care of Special Populations by Robert D., Dc Mootz (Editor), Linda J., Dc Bowers (Editor) 1st edition (August 15, 1999) ISBN: 0834213745
Explores specific chiropractic treatment needs of infants and children, women, the elderly, and special needs children, offering chiropractic clinical strategies that fall outside the accepted standards. Some topics include assessment of pediatric conditions, otitis media, osteoporosis, partner abuse, and trauma in the geriatric patient. Adjustment techniques are described in detail and illustrated with b&w photos. Chapters are reprinted articles from five years of the journal . Mootz is associate medical director for chiropractic for the State of Washington Department of Labor and Industries in Olympia, Washington. Bowers is professor and chair at the Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Bloomington, Minnesota.
The Aging Body: Conservative Management of Common Neuromusculoskeletal ConditionsThe Aging Body: Conservative Management of Common Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions
by Jacqueline D. Bougie, A. Paige Morgenthal 1 edition (May 14, 2001) ISBN: 0838503314

This text takes a conservative approach to treatment and management of common neuromusculoskeletal conditions of the elderly, covering the basic science of aging, including musculoskeletal, neurological, posture, and gait changes.
Merck Manual of GeriatricsMerck Manual of Geriatrics
A unique interdisciplinary guide that addresses the challenges of geriatric care, now with a two-color design, all-new illustrations, and many redesigned tables.
Current Geriatric Diagnosis and TreatmentCurrent Geriatric Diagnosis and Treatment
The most up-to-date source of clinically focused information on the medical care of the increasing elderly population. This text features relevant diagnostic and treatment content needed by every provider of healthcare to older adults. The text covers the major diseases and disorders of the elderly with particular attention to the care of the elderly.
Geriatric Rehabilitation: A Clinical Approach Geriatric Rehabilitation: A Clinical Approach (3rd Edition) (Hardcover)
In this new edition, the readibility has been enhanced with streamlined text, added subheadings, introductions, and conclusions to each chapter. The special needs of the elderly in all health care settings is the unifying element of this book. It emphasizes a balance of theory, clinical application of knowledge, and clinical skills in caring for the older adult population, and focuses on the practical components for their comprehensive rehabilitation. This book addresses and incorporates aspects of prevention, fitness, and wellness into the rehabilitative model of care for elders with and without pathological conditions. A three-part organization covers demographic trends and aging theories, presents a comprehensive consideration of patient care concepts, and details administration and management topics. The most exciting change to the 3rd edition is the inclusion of Evidence Based Medicine (EMB) interventions throughout. EBM treatment suggestions are given for a myriad of diagnoses. For physical and occupational therapists, rehabilitation nurses, physiatrists, gerontological physicians and nurse specialists, administrators, nutritionists, and community care organizers and educators.

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