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ERIC Number: ED378310
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 41
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-904139-86-7
ISSN: ISSN-0267-0348
Risk-Taking, Safety and Older People. Selected Bibliographies on Ageing 3.
Jackson, Wendy, Comp.
This annotated bibliography, which was developed as part of a series of selected bibliographies on aging for Great Britain's Centre for Policy on Ageing, contains a total of 368 entries organized under the following subject headings: risk (identification, nature, responsibilities, risk taking, security); environmental safety (hazards, design, accident data); communications (dispersed alarms, electronic monitoring, telephone support, area wardens, two-way communications); falls (causes, prevention, consequences); fire (prevention measures, fire-fighting strategies, evacuation); food and drink (nutrition, effects of alcohol, equipment); health and fitness (exercise, relationship between health and aging); hypothermia (medical factors, environmental factors, diagnosis, management, other cold-related risks, health-related risks); medication (drug administration, adverse reactions, adverse interactions, overmedication); mobility (footwear, walking aids, lifts, wheelchairs); and road safety (drivers, pedestrians, car adaptations). Each annotation contains the following information: author, title, publisher and city/year of publication, document length, and annotation summarizing the document's content and/or thesis. Concluding the bibliography is an author index. (MN)
Centre for Policy on Ageing, 25-31 Ironmonger Road, London EC1V 3QP, England, United Kingdom (6.50 British pounds).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Policy on Ageing, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)