Gerontological Nursing: Competencies For Care / Edition 2

Gerontological Nursing: Competencies For Care / Edition 2

by Kristen L. Mauk
     
 

binding type PBSee more details below

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binding type PB

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763755805
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
03/18/2009
Edition description:
2E
Pages:
869
Sales rank:
859,163
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction to gerontological nursing5
Ch. 2The aging population29
Ch. 3Theories of aging57
Ch. 4Aging changes that affect communication87
Ch. 5Therapeutic communication with older adults121
Ch. 6Review of the aging of physiological systems143
Ch. 7Assessment of the older adult265
Ch. 8Medications and laboratory values293
Ch. 9Changes that affect independence in later life321
Ch. 10Identifying and preventing common risk factors in the elderly357
Ch. 11Management of common illnesses, diseases, and health conditions391
Ch. 12Management of common problems475
Ch. 13Using assistive technology to promote quality of life for older adults563
Ch. 14Ethical/legal principles and issues589
Ch. 15Appreciating diversity and enhancing intimacy619
Ch. 16Global models of health care647
Ch. 17The interdisciplinary team669
Ch. 18Alternative health modalities683
Ch. 19Promoting quality of life703
Ch. 20Teaching older adults and their families735
Ch. 21The gerontological nurse as manager and leader753
Ch. 22End-of-life care779
Ch. 23Future trends in gerontological nursing815

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