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Long Days, Last Days . . . a down-to-earth guide for those at the bedside
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,410. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family health
Called to the side of someone critically or chronically ill, what can you do, what will you say? With short alphabetical entries on 200 topics (Checklists, Mutual Peril, Sex, Waiting), LDLD advises on emergency and perplexity, noise and loss. Treating the full ecology of the bedside--its calendar and ethics, its terrain and emotional climate--LDLD empowers all caregivers in days tedious or trying.
Aging by Design: How New Thinking on Aging Will Change Your Life
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Price: Free! Words: 25,280. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by Azinet Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Why do we age? This scientific mystery remains unsolved and has major implications for medicine and public health. This short book describes the theorists, controversies, history, experimental evidence, and evolution concepts surrounding biological aging theories. Exciting new theories will change the way we think about and attempt to treat or prevent age-related diseases. 5/14