A text for gerontology and geriatrics that focuses entirely on respiratory care. It provides a unique insight into the medical and psychosocial problems of the geriatric population. The text covers the various theories of aging and the issues of aging from the sociological perspective.
Table of Contents
Gerontology:The Study of Aging.Psychosocial Issues.Anatomic and Physiologic Changes in Later Life.Chronic Diseases of the Elderly.Pharmacology.Acute Disease of the Elderly.Long Term Care.The End of Life.