Handbook of Research on Health Systems and Organizations for an Aging Society, 1st Edition

  • César Fonseca
  • Manuel José Lopes
  • David Mendes
  • Felismina Mendes
  • José García-Alonso
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  • ISBN-10: 1522598197
  • ISBN-13: 9781522598190
  • DDC: 362.19897
  • 450 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released December 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Population aging is a growing challenge worldwide. As such, new models of provision, organization, and allocation of resources, particularly in healthcare, are needed. As the self-care and long-term care needs of this age group become more prevalent, the importance of improved health services and effective health management strategies are apparent. This title provides emerging research exploring the challenges and opportunities for the development and management of health systems and organizations in relation to people aged 65 and over. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as emotional wellness, long-term care, and professional caregiving, this book is ideally designed for health technicians, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, hospital administrators, clinical directors, laboratory technicians, medical professionals, researchers, and students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Human Services and Public Health (AHSPH) Book Series.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Aging Policy and Technlogy Aging Service.
2: Self-Perceived Health Status.
3: Health Promotion and Wellness in Aging.
4: Community-Led Ecosystem: A Promising Strategy to Strengthen Person-Centered Geriatric Care in Preventing Age-Related Dependency.
5: Loneliness Among Rural Elderly: Present and Future Public Health Challenges.
6: Developing and Managing Health Systems and Organizations for an Aging Society.
7: Design of a Contact Assistive Robot for the Disabled, Elderly, and Infirm People: Case for Developing Countries.
8: Remote Monitoring and Recognition of Physical Activities of Elderly People Using Smartphone Accelerometer Sensor Data Using Deep Learning Models.
9: Rehabilitation Programs for Self-Care.
10: Rehabilitation Nursing Program for Elderly Functional Independence.
11: Gains From the Rehabilitation of Nursing to the Elderly With the Mobility Deficit by Femur Fracture.
12: Ability Assessment of the Elders to Manage Their Own Medication: A First Step for the Empowerment of the Geriatric Population.
13: Learning to Live with Chronic Disease: Coronary Artery Disease.
14: The Consequences of Comorbidity, Ischemic Heart Disease, and Stroke at the Functional Level in Elderly People at Home.
15: Knowledge About HIV/AIDS: An Intergenerational Perspective.
16: Prevalence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in the Elderly Population of Alentejo: Integrative Review.
17: Falls in Elderly: A Hospital Reality Integrative Review.
18: Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly: The Importance of Self-Care Promotion.
19: Informal Caregivers and Wellbeing.
20: Training Models for Formal Caregivers of Elderly Persons at Home: Studies and Gaps.
21: Burnout Among Formal Caregivers and Risk of Violence Against Institutionalized Elderly.
22: Informal Cares and Caregivers in Rural Elderly: Emotional Costs in Public Health Policies.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.