Geriatric Rehabilitation: A Clinical Approach / Edition 1

Geriatric Rehabilitation: A Clinical Approach / Edition 1

by Jennifer M. Bottomley, Carole Bernstein Lewis
     
 

ISBN-10: 083852284X

ISBN-13: 9780838522844

Pub. Date: 06/28/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Going beyond theory and progressing into realistic, practical application in a clinical setting, the second edition of Geriatric Rehabilitation continues to emphasize the special needs of the elderly in all health care settings. Balancing theory and clinical skills in caring for older adults, this text focuses on the practical components of their

Overview

Going beyond theory and progressing into realistic, practical application in a clinical setting, the second edition of Geriatric Rehabilitation continues to emphasize the special needs of the elderly in all health care settings. Balancing theory and clinical skills in caring for older adults, this text focuses on the practical components of their rehabilitation. It incorporates aspects of prevention, fitness, and wellness into the rehabilitative model of care.

Features Include:

  • Three-part organization covers demographic trends and aging theories, presents a comprehensive consideration of patient care concepts, and details administration and management.
  • Expanded and enhanced content in each chapter provides the most recent research, references, and advances in each topic area.
  • A wider scope of clinical issues meets the multiple needs of students and practitioners in preparing to manage the geriatric population.
  • New — Complimentary therapies addressed where appropriate.
  • New — Chapter 14 on Integumentary Treatment Considerations.
  • More photos, graphics, figures, and tables provide an easy reference for material summarized in pictorial or table form.
  • A comprehensive overview of current science and practice in geriatric rehabilitation.
  • Case studies interspersed throughout illustrate theories in practice.
  • Unique emphasis on health prevention and wellness.
  • Pearls assist in identifying the highlights of each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838522844
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
716
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

I. APPLIED GERONTOLOGICAL CONCEPTS.

 1. Understanding the Demographics of an Aging Population.

 2. Comparing and Contrasting the Theories of Aging.

 3. Comparing and Contrasting Age Related Changes in Biology, Physiology, Anatomy, and Function.

 4. Describing Psychosocial Aspects of Aging.

 5. Pathological Manifestations of Aging.

 6. Assessment Instruments.

 7. Exploring Nutritional Needs.

 8. Pharmacology.

 9. Principles and Practice in Geriatric Rehabilitation.

10. Patient Evaluation.

11. Orthopedic Treatment Considerations.

II. PATIENT CARE CONCEPTS.

12. Neurological Treatment Considerations.

13. Cardiopulmonary and CardiovascularTreatment .

14. Integumentary Treatment Considerations.

15. Establishing Screening Programs Across the Spectrum of Care.

16. Communication with the Elderly.

III. ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT IN GERIATRIC REHABILITATION.

17. Attitudes and Ethics in Gerontology.

18. Education and the Older Adult: Learning, Memory, and Intelligence.

19. Administration of Geriatric Services.

20. Consultation.

21. Scientific Inquiry and research in Geriatric Therapy.

22. Aging Network Resources.

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