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Aging and Critical Care, An Issue of Critical Care Nursing Clinics
     

Aging and Critical Care, An Issue of Critical Care Nursing Clinics

by Sonya Hardin
 

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ISBN-10: 0323260926

ISBN-13: 9780323260923

Pub. Date: 02/24/2014

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This issue of Critical Care Nursing Clinics is Guest Edited by Sonya Hardin, PhD, RN and will focus on Aging and Critical Care. Article topics will include epidemiology of acute and critical illness in the older adult, impact of aging physiology in critical care, ethnogeriatrics perspectives in critical care, focused assessment and patient safety for the older

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This issue of Critical Care Nursing Clinics is Guest Edited by Sonya Hardin, PhD, RN and will focus on Aging and Critical Care. Article topics will include epidemiology of acute and critical illness in the older adult, impact of aging physiology in critical care, ethnogeriatrics perspectives in critical care, focused assessment and patient safety for the older adult in critical care, nutrition and hydration in older adults in critical care, infection and immune fuction in older adults in critical care and neurologic, psychiatric and renal issues in older adults in critical care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323260923
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/24/2014
Series:
Clinics: Nursing Series
Pages:
179
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface: Caring for Older Adults in Critical Care Sonya R. Hardin xi

The Epidemiology of Acute and Critical Illness in Older Adults Linda Bell 1

The Impact of Aging Physiology in Critical Care Mandi Walker Mark Spivak Mary Sebastian 7

Focused Assessment in the Care of the Older Adult Bethany Gentleman 15

Ethnogeriatrics in Critical Care Sonya R. Hardin 21

Nutrition and Hydration in Older Adults in Critical Care Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili Michele Nicolo 31

Infection, Sepsis, and Immune Function in the Older Adult Receiving Critical Care Camille Lineberry Deborah E. Stein 47

Cardiovascular Issues in Older Adults Leslie L. Davis 61

Pulmonary Issues in the Older Adult Delia E. Frederick 91

Renal Issues in Older Adults in Critical Care Bryan Boling 99

Aging Muscles and Joints: Mobilization Helen W. Lach Rebecca A. Lorenz Kristine M. L'Ecuyer 105

Psychiatric Disorders Impacting Critical Illness Laura M. Struble Barbara J. Sullivan Laurie S. Hartman 115

Delirium in the Elderly Adult in Critical Care Katheryne Tifuh Amba 139

Oncologic Issues in the Older Adult in Critical Care Roberta Kaplow 147

Nursing Practice of Palliative Care with Critically III Older Adults Joan E. Dacher 155

Index 171

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