ElderCare Strategies: Expert Care Plans for Older Adults / Edition 1

ElderCare Strategies: Expert Care Plans for Older Adults / Edition 1

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Lippincott
     
 


Write better, more complete care plans and improve the special care provided to older adults by exploring the insights and up-to-date, practical information that fills this hands-on reference. Investigate 60 disorders, organized by body system, covering both acute and chronic health problems, and learn the proper interventions through clear rationales. Care plans… See more details below

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Write better, more complete care plans and improve the special care provided to older adults by exploring the insights and up-to-date, practical information that fills this hands-on reference. Investigate 60 disorders, organized by body system, covering both acute and chronic health problems, and learn the proper interventions through clear rationales. Care plans include description of the disorder, etiology, assessment findings, diagnostic test findings, and potential complications. Also includes an overview of the physiological changes in older patients, as well as special techniques for obtaining a history and performing a physical examination, collaborative problems, discharge planning, and patient teaching.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582551845
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors and consultants
Foreword
Ch. 1Assessment of the older adult1
Ch. 2Cardiovascular system26
Ch. 3Respiratory system66
Ch. 4Genitourinary and reproductive systems93
Ch. 5Gastrointestinal system123
Ch. 6Endocrine and immunologic systems147
Ch. 7Musculoskeletal system171
Ch. 8Integumentary system196
Ch. 9Neurologic system216
Ch. 10Psychological disorders254
Ch. 11Psychosocial disorders269
Ch. 12General care plans284
App. ACommunity services for the older adult310
App. BNANDA Taxonomy II codes319
App. CPatient-teaching aids for the older adult322
Index334

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