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Injury Prevention for the Elderly A Research Guide

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ISBN-10: 0313296707

ISBN-13: 9780313296703

Edition: 1995

Authors: Bonnie L. Walker

List price: $75.00
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This authoritative guide is quite unique in how it covers sources dealing with injury prevention for the elderly in a comprehensive manner. This survey of 621 references covers injury prevention in general and all types of accidents and problems by topic--from alcohol use and problems, burns and scalds, elder abuse, hypothermia and hyperthermia, malnutrition, medication effects, motor accidents, and suicide. A short introduction in each chapter gives an overview of what is available on each topic. This guide is designed for researchers and teachers in all levels of gerontology, social work, and health care, as well as for those who care for elders in long-term facilities and in the…    
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 11/20/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 328
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Series Foreword
Preface
General Injury Prevention Alcohol and Problem Use Burns and Scalds
Choking and Asphyxiation Drowning Elder Abuse Falls Food Poisoning
Hypothermia and Hyperthermia Malnutrition Medication
Adverse Effects and Interactions Motor Vehicle Crashes and Pedestrian
Accidents Suicide
Author Index
Subject Index