Gerontological Nursing / Edition 4

Gerontological Nursing / Edition 4

by Charlotte K. Eliopoulos
     
 

This basic gerontology text combines concepts and clinical nursing care focusing on health promotion and self-care. Easy-to-read and practically oriented, this text continues to present the most essential information in a clear and concise manner.The fourth edition of Gerontological Nursing has revised and expanded content to help students meet the challenges of… See more details below

Overview

This basic gerontology text combines concepts and clinical nursing care focusing on health promotion and self-care. Easy-to-read and practically oriented, this text continues to present the most essential information in a clear and concise manner.The fourth edition of Gerontological Nursing has revised and expanded content to help students meet the challenges of providing services to elderly individuals with a variety of needs and in a wide range of service settings.

New features include:

  • Vivid NEW two-color design

  • Increased pedagogy including Chapter Outlines, Learning Objectives, Key Concepts, and Critical Thinking Exercises

  • Refined artwork to better illustrate concepts

  • Handy combined Instructor's Manual and Testbank

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397553617
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
551
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 6.96(h) x 0.16(d)

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Table of Contents

Unit IFoundations of Nursing an Aging Population
1Framework for Gerontological Nursing3
2Facts About the Aging Population13
3Theories of Aging21
4Cultural Diversity31
5Life Transitions41
6Common Aging Changes53
Unit IIHealth and Wellness
7Facilitating Health, Wellness, and Self-Care75
8Ventilation and Circulation88
9Nutrition93
10Excretion105
11Activity and Exercise112
12Sleep and Rest123
13Solitude and Connection131
14Safety138
15Environmental Considerations148
16Sexuality and Intimacy160
17Safe Medication Use173
18Immunity and Infectious Diseases185
Unit IIICommon Geriatric Conditions
19Cardiovascular Conditions199
20Respiratory Conditions219
21Gastrointestinal Conditions230
22Musculoskeletal Conditions241
23Genitourinary Conditions258
24Neurologic Conditions
25Sensory Deficits283
26Dermatologic Conditions300
27Metabolic and Endocrine Conditions307
28Conditions Affecting Mood and Cognition318
Unit IVGerontological Care Issues
29Living in Harmony With Chronic Conditions347
30Rehabilitative Care359
31Acute Conditions378
32Nursing in Long-Term Care Facilities396
33Family Caregiving408
34Death and Dying418
35Legal Aspects of Gerontological Nursing434
36Ethics of Caring445
37The Continuum of Services452
38Challenges of the Future466
Index471

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