Advanced Practice Nursing in the Care of Older Adults / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Awarded third place
in the 2014 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the
Gerontologic Nursing category!
Meet the diverse health care needs of older adults!
Explore effective ways to enhance the wellness and independence of older adults across the wellness-illness continuum.
From an overview of the theories of aging and assessment through the treatment of disorders, including complex illnesses, this evidence-based book provides the comprehensive gerontological coverage you need to prepare for your role as an Advanced Practice Nurse.
Understand how to easily identify factors that may affect the wellness of your patients and their families. Plus, enhance your critical-thinking skills with real-world case studies that bring concepts to life.
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|Publisher:||F. A. Davis Company|
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Table of Contents
- The Healthy Older Adult
- Changes With Aging
- Health Promotion
- Exercise in Older Adults
- Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
- Symptoms and Syndromes
- Treating Disorders
- Skin and Lymphatic Disorders
- Head, Neck and Face Disorders
- Chest Disorders
- Peripheral Vascular Disorders
- Abdominal Disorders
- Urological and Gynecologic Disorders
- Musculoskeletal Disorders
- Central and Peripheral Nervous System Disorders
- Endocrine, Metabolic, and Nutritional Disorders
- Hematological and Immune System Disorders
- Psychological Disorders
- Complex Illness
- Nutritional Support in the Older Adult
- Chronic Illness and the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)
- Palliative Care and End of Life Care
A. Psychological Influences of the Aging Process
B. Laboratory Values in the Older Adult