Health Reference Series: Kidney Disease and Urinary Tract Disorders Sourcebook

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1840-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 25
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Sept 2021
Table of Contents

Kidney Disease and Urinary Tract Disorders Sourcebook, Third Edition provides information about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of problems that impact the body's urinary system.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part 1. Physiology of Aging
    • Chapter 1— Aging under the Microscope
    • Section 1.1—Understanding Aging
    • Section 1.2— Genetics: Is Aging in Our Genes?
    • Section 1.3— Immune System: Can Your Immune System Still Defend as You Age?
    • Chapter 2— Aging across the Globe
    • Chapter 3— Aging in the United States
    • Chapter 4— Aging and Its Impact on the Body
    • Section 4.1— Changes to Your Heart with Age
    • Section 4.2— Brain Health: You Can Make a Difference
    • Section 4.3—Vision
    • Section 4.4—Hearing Loss
    • Section 4.5—Menopause
    • Section 4.6— Effects of Aging on Other Body Parts
    • Chapter 5— Can You Lengthen Your Life?
    • Part 2. Healthy Aging
    • Chapter 6— Quality of Life
    • Chapter 7— Exercise and Physical Activity
    • Section 7.1— Fit for Life
    • Section 7.2—Exercise Basics for Seniors
    • Section 7.3— Activities for Older Adults
    • Chapter 8— Mobility and Aging
    • Chapter 9—Sleep
    • Chapter 10— Skin Care and Aging
    • Chapter 11— Nutrition and Aging
    • Section 11.1— Smell and Taste: Spice of Life
    • Section 11.2— Choosing Healthy Meals as You Get Older
    • Section 11.3— Healthy Eating after 50
    • Section 11.4— Dietary Supplements
    • Section 11.5—Overcoming Roadblocks to Eating
    • Section 11.6— Live Long in Good Health: Could Calorie Restriction Mimetics Hold the Key?
    • Chapter 12—Immunizations
    • Chapter 13— Cognitive Health and Aging
    • Section 13.1— Memory, Forgetfulness, and Aging: What Is Normal and What Is Not?
    • Section 13.2— Cognitive Health and Older Adults
    • Chapter 14— Sexuality and Aging
    • Section 14.1— Sexuality in Later Life
    • Section 14.2— Sexuality and Menopause
    • Section 14.3— Male Menopause
    • Section 14.4— Intimacy and Alzheimer Disease
    • Chapter 15— Mental and Emotional Health
    • Section 15.1— Mental Health and Older Adults
    • Section 15.2— Expanding Circles–Preventing Loneliness as You Age
    • Section 15.3— Mourning the Death of a Spouse
    • Part 3. Diseases and Medical Conditions Associated with Aging
    • Chapter 16— Aging-Associated Cancers
    • Section 16.1— Aging and Cancer
    • Section 16.2— Breast Cancer
    • Section 16.3— Colorectal Cancer
    • Section 16.4— Prostate Cancer
    • Chapter 17— Vascular Disorders
    • Section 17.1— High Blood Pressure
    • Section 17.2—Atherosclerosis
    • Section 17.3— Heart Attack
    • Section 17.4—Stroke
    • Chapter 18— Eye Disorders
    • Section 18.1—Cataracts
    • Section 18.2— Corneal Diseases and Conditions
    • Section 18.3— Dry Eye
    • Section 18.4—Glaucoma
    • Section 18.5— Low Vision
    • Section 18.6— Macular Degeneration
    • Chapter 19— Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • Section 19.1—Constipation
    • Section 19.2—Diverticulosis
    • Section 19.3— Peptic Ulcers
    • Chapter 20— Hormonal Imbalances
    • Section 20.1—Diabetes
    • Section 20.2—Hypothyroidism
    • Chapter 21— Falls (Instability)
    • Chapter 22— Mental Disorders
    • Section 22.1—Delirium
    • Section 22.2— Depression and Anxiety Disorders
    • Chapter 23— Musculoskeletal Disorders
    • Section 23.1—Arthritis
    • Section 23.2—Osteoarthritis
    • Section 23.3—Osteoporosis
    • Chapter 24— Neurodegenerative Disorders
    • Section 24.1— Alzheimer Disease
    • Section 24.2— Lewy Body Dementia
    • Section 24.3— Parkinson Disease
    • Chapter 25— Respiratory Disorders
    • Section 25.1— Older Adults and COVID-19
    • Section 25.2—Flu
    • Section 25.3— Respiratory Syncytial Virus
    • Section 25.4— Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    • Chapter 26— Renal Disorders
    • Section 26.1— Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Section 26.2— Polycystic Kidney Disease
    • Section 26.3— Kidney Failure
    • Section 26.4— Prostate Enlargement (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)
    • Section 26.5— Urinary Incontinence
    • Chapter 27— Posttraumatic Stress among Older Adults
    • Chapter 28— Substance Abuse
    • Section 28.1— Alcohol Use in Older People
    • Section 28.2— Prescription Drug Abuse
    • Chapter 29— Heat Stroke
    • Chapter 30— Fatigue in Older Adults
    • Chapter 31— Growing Older with HIV
    • Part 4. Geriatric Healthcare
    • Chapter 32— Stay Healthy after 50
    • Section 32.1— Women: Stay Healthy after 50
    • Section 32.2— Men: Stay Healthy after 50
    • Chapter 33— Pain Management
    • Chapter 34— Medicines: Use Them Wisely
    • Chapter 35— Vaccines for Adults Age 65 and Older
    • Chapter 36— Returning Home from Hospital
    • Chapter 37— Complementary and Integrative Health for Older Adults
    • Chapter 38— Online Health Information: Is It Reliable?
    • Chapter 39— Assistive Technology
    • Section 39.1— Assistive Technology: Overview
    • Section 39.2— Assistive Devices for People with Hearing, Voice, Speech, or Language Disorders
    • Chapter 40—Transportation
    • Section 40.1—Transportation Options
    • Section 40.2— Safety of Elder Drivers
    • Chapter 41— Personal Safety
    • Section 41.1— Heating in the Winter
    • Section 41.2— Staying Safe in Cold Weather
    • Section 41.3— Oral Health and Older Adults
    • Chapter 42— Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults
    • Part 5. Elder Abuse and Its Impact
    • Chapter 43— Statistics and Data about Elder Abuse
    • Chapter 44— Fact about Elder Abuse
    • Chapter 45— Causes and Characteristics of Elder Abuse
    • Chapter 46— Risk and Protective Factors
    • Chapter 47— Preventing Elder Abuse
    • Chapter 48— What to Do If a Caregiver Mistreats the Elderly
    • Chapter 49— Find Help or Report Abuse
    • Part 6. Senior Living Options and End-of-Life Care
    • Chapter 50— Deciding What Living Solution Is Best
    • Section 50.1— Having the Conversation
    • Section 50.2— Warning Signs That a Loved One Needs Help
    • Section 50.3— Housing Options for Seniors
    • Chapter 51— Aging in Home
    • Section 51.1— Growing Old at Home
    • Section 51.2— Home Improvement Assistance
    • Section 51.3— When It Is Time to Leave Home
    • Chapter 52— Choosing a Nursing Home or Other Long-Term Care
    • Section 52.1— How to Decide
    • Section 52.2— Assisted Living
    • Chapter 53— End-of-Life Care
    • Section 53.1—Hospice
    • Section 53.2— Palliative Care
    • Section 53.3—Understanding Healthcare Decisions at the End of Life
    • Section 53.4— What to Do after Someone Dies
    • Part 7. Legal and Economic Issues Related to Aging
    • Chapter 54— Older Employees in the Workplace
    • Chapter 55— The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
    • Chapter 56— Advance Care Planning
    • Chapter 57— Getting Your Affairs in Order
    • Chapter 58— Beware of Health Scams
    • Chapter 59— Paying for Care
    • Chapter 60— Health Coverage for Retirees
    • Chapter 61— Pension Counseling
    • Part 8. Additional Help and Information
    • Chapter 62— Glossary of Aging Terms
    • Chapter 63— Directory of Resources That Provide Information about Aging