6 edition of Rehabilitation and the Aging Population (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation State of the Art Reviews; Vol 4, No 1) found in the catalog.
Rehabilitation and the Aging Population (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation State of the Art Reviews; Vol 4, No 1)
February 1990 by Hanley & Belfus .
Written in English
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But you needn't be injured to benefit from physical rehab: Anyone who has trouble with mobility, flexibility, strength, balance, agility, or other basic physical skills can restore lost abilities with a physical rehabilitation care plan. A generalist is a registered nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse. Tweet When people start to age and think of going to the doctor, the usual things that come to mind are to get your blood pressure measured, check for certain cancers or chronic diseases, evaluate bone density, and generally make sure that everything is still working well for your age. Changes to the Economy An economy with a significant share of seniors and retirees has different demand drivers than an economy with a higher birth rate and a larger working-age population. Masiero is a member of the editorial boards of many international journals and has authored more than scientific papers on rehabilitation in national and international journals. We must work to promote the strengths of the elderly population by addressing preventive strategies while maintaining functional independence.
With populations in places such as North America, Western Europe and Japan aging more rapidly than ever before, policymakers are confronted with several interrelated issues, including a decline in the working-age populationincreased health care costs, unsustainable pension commitments and changing demand drivers within the economy. Geriatricsor geriatric medicine, is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people. Gerontology vs Geriatrics[ edit ] The terms Gerontology and Geriatrics are often used interchangeably, but there are differences between the two. A discussion of educational services and objectives for the elderly with a differentiation of various learning theories applied to the older population completes this section. A thorough discussion of methods for reviewing research includes identifying the various aspects of a research proposal and an examination of research characteristics that make clinical data collection unique for an aging population. Despite these new drives, there is insufficient supply of CBR services.
About this book Introduction This book discusses the state of the research and cutting-edge practice with regard to chronic illnesses and rehabilitation in older adults. Despite these new drives, there is insufficient supply of CBR services. This manual will be an invaluable tool and source of knowledge for geriatricians and physiatrists but will also appeal to a wider range of clinicians, practitioners, and students. Part I also incorporates a clear explanation of some of the common nutritional problems and risk factors seen in the older population, as well as a discussion on the components of good nutritional programs. They can also be advocates, counselors, and educators for their patients. As many of our elderly clients have sought alternative therapies for management of various conditions, a section on herbs, vitamins, and nutraceuticals has been added.
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Medicaid, Medicare, and third-party insurers offer various options. Currently, GAPNA represents the interests of all advanced practice nurses who work with older adults. As many of our elderly clients have sought alternative therapies for management of various conditions, a section on herbs, vitamins, and nutraceuticals has been added.
Tweet When people start to age and think of going to the doctor, the usual things that come to mind are to get your blood pressure measured, check for certain cancers or chronic diseases, evaluate bone density, and generally make sure that everything is still working well for your age.
Who needs physical rehabilitation? To learn more about physical rehabilitation and how it can help you age with ease and confidence, schedule a consultation with a doctor at Integrated Body and Medicine. The text is divided into three parts.
Ray has numerous current projects determining the effectiveness of cognitive-motor interventions to improve divided attention in older adults. It is specifically designed for ease of consultation and rapid retrieval of the information most relevant to clinical practice.
Specific education in gerontological care is important for all nurses, even those who work outside of long-term care, because older adults make up a significant portion of patients across specialties.
To compensate, many countries look to immigration to keep their labor forces well supplied. Viewing aging as a natural process also develops more positive attitudes towards working with older adults.
The main responsibility is as a caregiver. Understanding the importance of immobility and disuse is emphasized. For example, rapidly aging populations tend to have greater demands for health care services and retirement homes.
The VHA offers additional benefit to those who are eligible. GAPNA an organization for advanced practice nurses seeking continuing education in gerontological care as well as networking and peer support from experienced clinicians.
How Drug-Free Chiropractic Care Can Improve Your Sexual Health You may not think of seeing your chiropractor when wondering how to improve your sex life, but the benefits of a good spinal adjustment go much further than you think. The breadth of coverage is illustrated by the attention paid to less commonly addressed topics such as visual and hearing rehabilitation, the role of robotics and 3D imaging techniques, variations in approach among health care systems, and rehabilitation in end-of-life care.
Ray's research focuses on the development of innovative rehabilitation programs aimed at reducing falls in older adults. Gerontology is the study of the social, cultural, psychological, cognitive, and biological aspects of ageing. As advanced economies become older over the next 15 years, it remains to be seen whether immigration will fill the voids in sectors left by aging populations or whether the broader economies will have to adjust to changing demographics.
With the inauguration of a geriatric specialty examination in rehabilitation therapies, the need became more pressing. A number of other developing countries have also realized the need for community care and established national strategies to manage mental patients Jacob, and support patients with tuberculosis WHO,for example.
This book addresses and incorporates aspects of prevention, fitness, and wellness into the rehabilitative model of care for elders with and without pathological conditions. Depending on your needs, physical rehabilitation might include chiropractic care, massage therapy, acupuncture or cupping, stretches, mobility exercises, strength exercises, or any combination thereof.
The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules About this book This book clearly explains when and how different rehabilitation techniques should be applied in the aging patient, thereby enabling readers to identify and apply those rehabilitation strategies that will maximize quality of life and functional independence in individual cases.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center lists requirements as including 2 years experience as an RN, 2, hours of clinical experience and 30 hours of continuing educationboth within the specialty of gerontological nursing.
She has been leading development of best-evidence-informed practice guidelines in early musculoskeletal pain interventions, in work accommodation and retention in mental health, and in assessment and treatment of persons with disabilities.
Recent advances in technology allow us to reach patients in their homes through telemedicine. This section begins with an overview, "Principles and Practices in Geriatric Rehabilitation," which bridges the gap between the background information presented in Part I and advanced clinical concepts.
Facilities have also discouraged competent nurses from working in these settings by paying low salaries. This manual will be an invaluable tool and source of knowledge for geriatricians and physiatrists but will also appeal to a wider range of clinicians, practitioners, and students.Jan 29, · On Aging NPR stories and audio on aging, longevity, retirement, and senior issues.
More articles on health care, leisure, disease prevention, and housing. Subscribe to the RSS feed. This book discusses the state of the research and cutting-edge practice with regard to chronic illnesses and rehabilitation in older adults.
It emphasizes biopsychosocial and culturally appropriate rehabilitation approaches to reduce the degree of disability and maximize independence in the activities of daily living among the burgeoning aging population. May 18, · Hong Kong faces challenge in how to manage its ageing population.
The number of elderly people, those aged 65 or older, in Hong Kong is projected to. Jun 23, · An Aging Population Set to Stress the Home Health Care Industry.
By Valerie VanBooven, but it’s also expected that there could be a major problem with not enough support for this aging population. With more people living longer, and as people get older they often have more challenges with their health and physical capabilities, it means. Delivery of rehabilitation services to people aging with a disability.
Cruise CM(1), Lee MH. Author information: (1)Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation, New York University School of Medicine, East 34th Street, New York, NYUSA. [email protected] The disabled elderly population continues to Cited by: This chapter examines the role of psychologists in the rehabilitation of older adults.
The chapter begins with a review of the changes expected to take place in the population demographics of the.