Basic Geriatric Nursing / Edition 4

Basic Geriatric Nursing / Edition 4

by Gloria Hoffman Wold
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0323052436

ISBN-13: 9780323052436

Pub. Date: 10/23/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Beginning with an overview of aging, this guide covers the basic skills for geriatric nursing and addresses both the psychosocial and the physical care of the elderly. Hoffman (nursing, Milwaukee Area Technical College) specifically discusses theories of aging, physiologic change, communication, nutrition, medications, health assessment, cognition and perception,

Overview

Beginning with an overview of aging, this guide covers the basic skills for geriatric nursing and addresses both the psychosocial and the physical care of the elderly. Hoffman (nursing, Milwaukee Area Technical College) specifically discusses theories of aging, physiologic change, communication, nutrition, medications, health assessment, cognition and perception, stress, sexuality, elimination, exercise, sleep and rest, and related topics. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323052436
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/23/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.54(d)

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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