Nursing Care of Older Adults: Theory and Practice / Edition 3

Nursing Care of Older Adults: Theory and Practice / Edition 3

by Carol A. Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781716233

ISBN-13: 9780781716239

Pub. Date: 05/01/1999

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Any student who plans to care for elderly clients should keep this text within easy reach! Now in its third edition, this comprehensive text examines all aspects of physiological and psychosocial functioning specific to older adults. Completely revised and updated, the text reviews the causes of dysfunction, emphasizes wellness, and effectively

Overview

Any student who plans to care for elderly clients should keep this text within easy reach! Now in its third edition, this comprehensive text examines all aspects of physiological and psychosocial functioning specific to older adults. Completely revised and updated, the text reviews the causes of dysfunction, emphasizes wellness, and effectively explains nursing interventions that improve a client's level of functioning. The author's practical Functional Consequences Theory enables nurses to target gerontological care to improve quality of life. Coverage includes a helpful introduction, and the latest on psychosocial functioning, physiologic functioning, and comfort and pleasure. Each chapter features strong pedagogy, including case studies, nursing care plans, chapter summaries, and critical thinking questions. New in this edition: Critical Thinking Exercises; Cultural Boxes; Alternative Therapies Displays; Second Color.

A Brandon-Hill Recommended Title.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781716239
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.12(h) x (d)

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