Healthy Aging: Principles and Clinical Practice for Clinicians [NOOK Book]

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Includes 29 chapters, divided into chronic illness both physical and emotional, cover only the most common illnesses of older adults. The chapters are consistent in their framework and are embedded with current treatment modalities. This text incorporates the holistic framework that comprises geriatric care in partnership with physicians, gerontologists and nurses. The multiple contributions address these partnerships and illustrate the need for APN practice within multiple professional modalities. The uniqueness...
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Healthy Aging: Principles and Clinical Practice for Clinicians

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Overview

Includes 29 chapters, divided into chronic illness both physical and emotional, cover only the most common illnesses of older adults. The chapters are consistent in their framework and are embedded with current treatment modalities. This text incorporates the holistic framework that comprises geriatric care in partnership with physicians, gerontologists and nurses. The multiple contributions address these partnerships and illustrate the need for APN practice within multiple professional modalities. The uniqueness of this text is not only in these identified partnerships, but also in addressing the Healthy People 2020 objectives that all practitioners must incorporate into their practice.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781469870991
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
  • Publication date: 2/13/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 728
  • Sales rank: 719,343
  • File size: 21 MB
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Table of Contents

SECTION I

CHRONIC ILLNESS

Chapter 1

Advanced Practice for Geriatric Clinicians

Chapter 2

Healthy People 2020 Implications for Practice

Chapter 3

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments

Chapter 4

Heart Disease

Chapter 5

Skin Cancers

Chapter 6

GI

Chapter 7

Neurological Disorders (Stroke &  Parkinson’s)

Chapter 8

Pulmonary Disease

Chapter 9

Diabetes

Chapter 10

Nutrition and the Older Adult

Chapter 11

Exercise

Chapter 12

Osteoporosis

Chapter 13

Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Gout & Pain

Chapter 14

Kidney Disease

Chapter 15

Septicemia & Infection

Chapter 16

Anemia &Leukemia

Chapter 17

Chronic Wounds

Chapter 18

Medications Safety in the Older Adult

SECTION II

MENTAL HEALTH

Chapter 19

Assessment & Diagnostic Evaluation

Chapter 20

Psychosocial Challenges

Chapter 21

Alcoholism

Chapter 22

Substance Abuse

Chapter 23

Dementia

Chapter 24

Bipolar Disorder

Chapter 25

Schizophrenia

Chapter 26

Depression

Chapter 27

Suicide

Chapter 28

Anxiety Disorders

Chapter 29

End of Life

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