Caring for the Elderly Client / Edition 2

Caring for the Elderly Client / Edition 2

by Mary Ann Anderson, Judith V. Braun
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803604629

ISBN-13: 9780803604629

Pub. Date: 04/28/1999

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

"This updated text covers concepts of normal and abnormal aging processes, with an emphasis on the normal aging process and a wellness lifestyle. With a strong clinical practice emphasis, it focuses on providing the specialized skills needed to meet the needs of elderly patients.

"The chapters are well-organized and presented in logical order using vocabulary that

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"This updated text covers concepts of normal and abnormal aging processes, with an emphasis on the normal aging process and a wellness lifestyle. With a strong clinical practice emphasis, it focuses on providing the specialized skills needed to meet the needs of elderly patients.

"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"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803604629
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.54(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1Foundations of Care for the Elderly Client1
Ch. 1The Aging Experience3
Ch. 2Promoting Wellness25
Ch. 3The Management Role of the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse49
Ch. 4The Use of the Nursing Process and Nursing Diagnosis in the Care of the Older Adult77
Ch. 5Legal and Ethical Considerations Regarding the Elderly111
Ch. 6Environments of Care133
Unit 2Clinical Practice155
Ch. 7Common Medical Diagnoses157
Ch. 8Physiological Assessment185
Ch. 9Common Clinical Problems: Physiological219
Ch. 10Psychological Assessment247
Ch. 11Common Clinical Problems: Psychological273
Ch. 12Restorative Care303
Ch. 13Pharmacology and its Significance for Elderly Clients327
Ch. 14Laboratory Values and the Elderly347
App. ALiving Will Instruction Guide383
App. BAnswers to Chapter Study Questions387

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