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Caring for Older Adults Holistically / Edition 4

Caring for Older Adults Holistically / Edition 4

by Mary Anderson


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ISBN-13: 9780803616790
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 01/29/2007
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 382
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foundations of Care for the Older Adult     1
Holistic Caring   Mary Ann Anderson     3
The Aging Experience   Mary Ann Anderson     15
The Use of the Nursing Process and Nursing Diagnosis in the Care of Older Adults   Kathleen R. Culliton     31
Legal and Ethical Considerations Regarding the Elderly Person   Mary Ann Anderson   Alicebelle Rubotzky     58
Promoting Wellness   Mary Ann Anderson     70
Nutrition for Older Adults   Judith Pratt     85
Culturally Specific Care   Jeff Harris   Mary Ann Anderson     102
Activity, Rest, and Sleep as Criteria for Health   Mary Ann Anderson     120
End-of-Life Issues in the Older Adult   Emily Ravsten     133
Environments of Care   Kathleen R. Culliton     147
The Management Role of the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse   Mary Ann Anderson   Tamara Chase     161
Clinical Practice     183
Common Infectious Diseases   Judith Pratt   Vickie Anderson   Kyle Cannon     185
Common Medical Diagnoses   Mary Ann Anderson     203
Physiological Assessment   Kathleen R. Culliton     222
Common Clinical Problems: Physiological   Mary Ann Anderson     242
Psychological Assessment   Mary Ann Anderson     262
Common Clinical Problems: Psychological   Mary Ann Anderson     279
Rehabilitation and Restorative Care   Kathleen R. Culliton     300
Pharmacology and Its Significance for Older Adults   Mary Ann Anderson     317
Laboratory Values and the Older Adult   Mary Ann Anderson     333
Unit Resources     353
Appendices     355
Sample Advance Directives: Living Will and Power of Attorney for Health Care     355
Answers to Chapter Study Questions     367
Index     369

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