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Encyclopedia of Senior Health for iOS

Developer's 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 ones 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.SCOPEThis 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 TreatmentNutrition/Dietetic concerns Therapy Prognosis Prevention Caregiver concerns Questions to ask the doctor l Resources Key TermsTests and procedures Definition Purpose Description Precautions Preparation Aftercare Complications Results Care team roles Questions to ask the doctor Resources Key TermsDrugs, herbs, vitamins Definition Description Recommended dosage Precautions Side effects Interactions Caregiver concerns Questions to ask the doctor Resources Key TermsNutrition, exercise, diet Definition Description Demographics Purpose Challenges Risks Results Resources Key TermsRecovery and rehabilitation Definition Purpose Precautions Steps of recovery Challenges Risks Results Resources Key TermsProfessions Definition Description Work settings Care team role Education/training Family teaching Resources Key TermsDevices/tools Definition Description Purpose Operation Maintenance Training Resources Key TermsAging and senior issues Definition Description Resources Key Terms

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.0

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Release November 12, 2012
Date Added November 12, 2012
Version 1.0

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with iPad. iTunes account required.

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