Basic Geriatric Nursing / Edition 2

Basic Geriatric Nursing / Edition 2

by Gloria Hoffman Wold
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815183925

ISBN-13: 9780815183921

Pub. Date: 09/18/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

BASIC GERIATRIC NURSING presents the theories and concepts of aging, the physiologic and psychosocial changes and problems associated with the process, and appropriate nursing interventions. It includes care plans that detail NANDA diagnoses and expected outcomes. Nursing interventions are grouped according to health care settings. New features include a chapter on

Overview

BASIC GERIATRIC NURSING presents the theories and concepts of aging, the physiologic and psychosocial changes and problems associated with the process, and appropriate nursing interventions. It includes care plans that detail NANDA diagnoses and expected outcomes. Nursing interventions are grouped according to health care settings. New features include a chapter on meeting the safety needs of the elderly, worksheets with answers for each chapter, a new format, andnew Instructor's Manual.

* Revised and updated material throughout reflects changes in practice and new government regulations and policies.
• Includes a new evaluation step of the nursing process in the Care Plans.
• Includes new chapter on Meeting Safety Needs of the Elderly.
• Includes new worksheets for each chapter in a perforated section at the end of the book with answers provided.
• Features a summary at the end of each chapter to highlight key points.
• Presents a new design and additional photographs.
• Includes new Instructor's Resource Manual includes chapter outlines and a testbank of over 200 multiple choice questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815183921
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/18/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Trends and Issues · Theories of Aging · Physiologic Changes · Health Promotion and Health Maintenance · Communicating with Older Adults · Nutrition and Fluid Balance · Medications and Older Adults · Health Assessment of the Elderly · Meeting Safety Needs of the Elderly · Meeting Nutritional and Fluid Needs · Care of Aging Skin and Mucous Membranes · Elimination · Activity and Exercise · Sleep and Rest · Cognition and Perception · Self-Perception and Self-Concept · Roles and Relationships · Coping and Stress · Values and Beliefs · Sexuality and Aging

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