Geriatric Nursing and Healthy Aging / Edition 1

Geriatric Nursing and Healthy Aging / Edition 1

by Priscilla Ebersole, Patricia Hess, Patricia Hess, Patricia Hess
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323010628

ISBN-13: 9780323010627

Pub. Date: 10/01/1900

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

GERIATRIC NURSING & HEALTHY AGING provides thorough coverage and understanding of promoting healthy aging when caring for older adults. It covers the relationship between the student and the elder with respect to care; basic skills for promoting a healthy lifestyle; dealing with families in the home and in the hospital; common chronic conditions in the older adult;

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GERIATRIC NURSING & HEALTHY AGING provides thorough coverage and understanding of promoting healthy aging when caring for older adults. It covers the relationship between the student and the elder with respect to care; basic skills for promoting a healthy lifestyle; dealing with families in the home and in the hospital; common chronic conditions in the older adult; and strategies to deal with crises common to the older adult.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323010627
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/01/1900
Series:
Geriatrics and Nursing Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
7.56(w) x 9.11(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Aging · Section 1: Communication · Communication: Geriatric Nursing Roles and Expectations · Communicating with Elders · Cultural Considerations in Communication · Developing the Life History · Communication through Documentation · Section 2: Changes of Aging · Physical Changes of Aging · Psychologic, Cognitive, and Social Aspects of Aging · Sensory Changes of Aging · Nutritional Needs of the Aged · Fluids, Continence, and the Aged · Sleep, Rest, and Activity in the Aged · Integument and Feet of the Aged · Physical, Cognitive, Psychosocial, and Environmental Assessment Tools · Medication Use and Management · Section 3: Coping with Chronic Disorders · Functional, Physical, and Emotional Needs · Pain and Comfort · The Challenge of Diabetes · Living with Bone and Joint Problems · Coping with Cardiac and Respiratory Disorders · Chronic Central Nervous System Disorders · Adaptations that Enhance Coping · Section 4: Caring for Elders and Their Caregivers · Working in the Home · Multidisciplinary Teamwork and Case Management · Caring for Emotional Needs · Section 5: Continuity in Care · Coping with Loss, Grief, Dying, and Death · Continuum of Care Options

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