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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 1999 Pictorial Softcover Second Edition {First Printing} Very Good 8vo-over 7?"-9?" tall. "CARING FOR THE ELDERLY CLIENT is a much-needed ... resource to assist LPNs in meeting the new challenge of providing high-quality services to older adults. Throughout this book, a positive view of aging and the aged is conveyed. Recognizing the individuality of each person and promoting optimal function are recurrent themes. " This book has 420 pages and is illustrated. The text contains NO internal markings whatsoever. Read more Show Less

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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"

"...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."

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Presents practical, positive, state-of-the-art thinking on the subject of gerontologic nursing, covering normal and abnormal processes of aging with an emphasis on the normal aging process, a wellness lifestyle, and promotion of functional ability in the presence of illness. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803604629
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 4/28/1999
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 7.54 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Foundations of Care for the Elderly Client 1
Ch. 1 The Aging Experience 3
Ch. 2 Promoting Wellness 25
Ch. 3 The Management Role of the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse 49
Ch. 4 The Use of the Nursing Process and Nursing Diagnosis in the Care of the Older Adult 77
Ch. 5 Legal and Ethical Considerations Regarding the Elderly 111
Ch. 6 Environments of Care 133
Unit 2 Clinical Practice 155
Ch. 7 Common Medical Diagnoses 157
Ch. 8 Physiological Assessment 185
Ch. 9 Common Clinical Problems: Physiological 219
Ch. 10 Psychological Assessment 247
Ch. 11 Common Clinical Problems: Psychological 273
Ch. 12 Restorative Care 303
Ch. 13 Pharmacology and its Significance for Elderly Clients 327
Ch. 14 Laboratory Values and the Elderly 347
App. A Living Will Instruction Guide 383
App. B Answers to Chapter Study Questions 387
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