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"The chapters are well-organized and presented in logical order using vocabulary that is easily understood. The learning objectives, summaries, case studies and discussion, and sample questions further enhance student learning. The presentation of the normal aging process according to system changes and emphasis on health promotion lifestyles and activities is excellent. In addition, the strong focus on application of theory affords the student the opportunity to better prepare for the NCLEX Exam." — J. B, RN, MSN, State University of New York, College at Brockport"
"...newly updated, focusing on nursing in acute care, long- term care, home-health care, and other settings...emphasizes wellness issues, incorporates nursing diagnosis and care planning, covers leadership/management issues, and more."
|Ch. 1||The Aging Experience||2|
|Ch. 2||Promoting Wellness||16|
|Ch. 3||The Management Role of the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse||32|
|Ch. 4||Use of the Nursing Process and Nursing Diagnosis in the Care of the Older Adult||54|
|Ch. 5||Legal and Ethical Considerations Regarding the Elderly||80|
|Ch. 6||End-of-Life Issues||92|
|Ch. 7||Environments of Care||108|
|Ch. 8||Common Infectious Diseases||124|
|Ch. 9||Common Medical Diagnoses||139|
|Ch. 10||Physiological Assessment||158|
|Ch. 11||Common Clinical Problems: Physiological||177|
|Ch. 12||Psychological Assessment||196|
|Ch. 13||Common Clinical Problems: Psychological||212|
|Ch. 14||Restorative Care||233|
|Ch. 15||Pharmacology and Its Significance for Older Adults||250|
|Ch. 16||Laboratory Values and the Older Adult||265|
Posted February 3, 2010
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