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Gerontology

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Useful LC Subject Headings

Abused elderly
Age--factors in disease
Aged--diseases
Aged--health and hygiene
Aged--health risk assessment
Aged--home care
Aged--long term care
Aged--medical care
Aged--Nutrition
Aged men
Aged women
Aging
Aging parents
Alzheimer's Disease
Dementia
Euthanasia
Frail elderly
Geriatric Nursing
Geriatrics
Gerontology
Human Services
Killing of the elderly
Nursing home care
Nursing homes
Nutrition disorders in old age
Old age
Older people
Physical fitness for older people
Sports for older people

Useful LC Call Numbers

BV65 .A46   Religion in relationship to aging
GN485   Social and cultural anthropology of aging
GV184   Recreation for the aged
GV482.6   Exercise for the aged
HQ1060-1064   Aged. Gerontology (social aspects). Retirement
HV675.7   Accidents, Prevention of accidents among the aged
HV1450-1494   Protection, assistance and relief for aged
HV5138   Alcohol and the aged
HV6250.4 A34   Aged as victims of crime
HV6545.2   Suicide among the aged
HV6626.3   Aged abuse
LC5451-5493   Aged education
QH608   Aging of cells
QP86   Physiology of aging

Useful MeSH Subject Headings

Aged
Aged 80 and over
Aging
Alzheimers disease
Dementia
Frail Elderly
Geriatirc assessment
Geriatric Nursing
Geriatrics
Health services for the aged
Homes for the aged
Housing for the elderly
Nursing homes
Skilled nursing facilities

Useful NLM Subject Headings

WT100   General works on geriatrics
WT104   Ageing process
WT115   Nutritional requirements and diseases of the aged
WT116   Longevity. Life expectency. Death
WT120   Geriatric hygiene
WT141   Physical examination, diagnosis, diagnostic methods, monitoring of the geriatric patient
WT145   Geriatric Psychology
WT150   Geriatric Psychiatry
WT155   Senile dementia. Alzheimer's Disease
WT166   Geriatric therapeutics
WY152   Geriatric nursing

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