You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.
Encyclopedia of Senior Health

A Guide for Seniors and Their Caregivers is a unique and in- valuable source of information

A Guide for Seniors and Their Caregivers is a unique and in- valuable source of information

Encyclopedia of Senior Health

by Jon Than Sim
Encyclopedia of Senior Health
Encyclopedia of Senior Health
Encyclopedia of Senior Health

What is it about?

A Guide for Seniors and Their Caregivers is a unique and in- valuable source of information. This collection of over 600 entries provides in-depth coverage of cover various issues related to one’s aging body, how diseases affect it, and treatment options, including medications, for seniors. The set will cover every major body system, focusing on issues specific to the aging body. These entries constitute over fifty percent of the work, and follow a standard format, including a definition, description, symptoms, treatment options, “questions to ask your doctor,” and more. Topics specific to the aging population, but beyond descriptions of medical diagnoses round out the set. Examples of this coverage include use of various adaptive devices and equipment, transportation issues, housing options, maintaining mental acuity, definitions and descriptions of the roles of different care givers (i.e. physical therapist, social worker, hospital discharge planner), nutrition and exercise guidelines, definitions of different types of medical insurance (i.e., private PPOs or HMOs vs. Medicare) and more.

Encyclopedia of Senior Health

App Details

Version
2.0
Rating
NA
Size
133Mb
Genre
Medical Health & Fitness
Last updated
October 22, 2016
Release date
November 8, 2012
More info

App Screenshots

Encyclopedia of Senior Health screenshot-0
Encyclopedia of Senior Health screenshot-1
Encyclopedia of Senior Health screenshot-2
Encyclopedia of Senior Health screenshot-3
Encyclopedia of Senior Health screenshot-4

App Store Description

A Guide for Seniors and Their Caregivers is a unique and in- valuable source of information. This collection of over 600 entries provides in-depth coverage of cover various issues related to one’s aging body, how diseases affect it, and treatment options, including medications, for seniors. The set will cover every major body system, focusing on issues specific to the aging body. These entries constitute over fifty percent of the work, and follow a standard format, including a definition, description, symptoms, treatment options, “questions to ask your doctor,” and more. Topics specific to the aging population, but beyond descriptions of medical diagnoses round out the set. Examples of this coverage include use of various adaptive devices and equipment, transportation issues, housing options, maintaining mental acuity, definitions and descriptions of the roles of different care givers (i.e. physical therapist, social worker, hospital discharge planner), nutrition and exercise guidelines, definitions of different types of medical insurance (i.e., private PPOs or HMOs vs. Medicare) and more.
SCOPE
This App covers a wide variety of topics relevant to the user. Entries follow a standardized format that provides information at a glance. Rubrics include:

Disease and conditions
Definition
Description
Demographics
Causes and symptoms
Diagnosis
Treatment

Nutrition/Dietetic concerns
Therapy
Prognosis
Prevention
Caregiver concerns
“Questions to ask the doctor” l Resources
Key Terms

Tests and procedures
Definition
Purpose
Description
Precautions
Preparation
Aftercare
Complications
Results
Care team roles
“Questions to ask the doctor”
Resources
Key Terms

Drugs, herbs, vitamins

Definition
Description
Recommended dosage
Precautions
Side effects
Interactions
Caregiver concerns
“Questions to ask the doctor”
Resources
Key Terms

Nutrition, exercise, diet

Definition
Description
Demographics
Purpose
Challenges
Risks
Results
Resources
Key Terms

Recovery and rehabilitation

Definition
Purpose
Precautions
Steps of recovery
Challenges
Risks
Results
Resources
Key Terms

Professions

Definition
Description
Work settings
Care team role
Education/training
Family teaching
Resources
Key Terms

Devices/tools

Definition
Description
Purpose
Operation
Maintenance
Training
Resources
Key Terms

Aging and senior issues

Definition
Description
Resources
Key Terms