Aging, Biotechnology, and the Future
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BeschreibungExamines how advances in medicine and technology are affecting the aging process and the lives of elderly persons. This volume includes discussions about the respective roles of health care professionals, government, and individuals in shaping a workable regulatory framework and unifying multiple perspectives.
PortraitCatherine Y. Read, Ph.D., R.N., is an associate professor of adult health and associate dean of the Undergraduate Program at the Boston College School of Nursing. Robert C. Green, M.D., M.P.H., is a professor of neurology, medicine, and epidemiology at the Boston University School of Medicine. Michael A. Smyer, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology and director of the Center on Aging and Work at Boston College. He is the coeditor of Challenges of an Aging Society, also published by Johns Hopkins.
PressestimmenThis is a brilliant and useful book that summarizes much information from different points of view into a unified whole... So vibrant in its clarity,, so audacious in its thinking, it adds much to the luster of this remarkable book, one that deserves a wide readership. Doody's Review Service 2008 A comprehensive yet concise, simple-to-read synopsis of the issue involving modern biotechnology/aging research... Highly recommended. Choice 2009 A thought-provoking starting point for anyone interested in the varied and reciprocal implications of population aging and developments in biotechnology. -- Stephen J. Cutler, PhD Gerontologist 2009 An approachable... collection of essays -- Gareth Southwell Metapsychology 2009
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 22 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2008
Seitenanzahl: 266 Seiten