Written by experts involved in the health care of older adults, this volume addresses both illness care and wellness as necessary components of gerontological nursing. It includes chapters on social problems in ageing, cross-national trends in health care of the aged, nutrition, physiological and psychological illnesses, rehabilitation, ethical, legal and policy issues that affect health care for older adults and the role of the gerontological nurse.
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Table of Contents
Foreword - Opal HippsPART ONE: THE PROMOTION OF HEALTHFUL AGING AND THE ROLE OF THE GERONTOLOGICAL NURSEUnit One Introduction to Gerontological NursingHistorical and Futuristic Perspectives on Aging and the Gerontological Nurse - Veronica F RempusheskiBuilding Theory for Gerontological Research - Joanne E RyanUnit Two Developmental Perspectives on AgingWellness and Aging - Susan Nobel WalkerSleep in Old Age - Carolyn C HochSexuality in Aging - Elaine E SteinkeLeisure in Later Life - Rosangela BoydHealth Education of the Older Client - Martha J FoxallMultiple Meanings of Death for Older Adults - Jeanne Quint BenolielUnit Three Sociocultural Perspectives Affecting the Nursing Care of Older AdultsPublic Policy Impacting on Nursing Care of Older Adults - Faye G AbdellahEconomics of Aging - Anna M BrockLiving Environments of Older Adults - Frances M CarpSocial Problems in Aging - Elizabeth ClippCultural Diversity Among Older Americans - Laurie M GunterCross-National Trends in the Health-care of the Aged - Jean SwaffieldPART TWO: THE MAINTENANCE, TREATMENT AND RESTORATIVE NURSING CARE OF OLDER ADULTS WHO HAVE ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL HEALTH CARE PROBLEMSUnit Four Illness in Aging and Gerontological NursingConceptualizaton of Chronicity in Aging - Elizabeth Murrow Baines and F Madelynn OglesbyPhysiological Illness in Aging - June AbbeyPsychological Illness in Aging - Barbara Kavanagh HaightNutrition and Aging - M Elizabeth KunkelAlterations in Elimination - Mary H Palmer and Kathleen A Mc Cormick Urinary IncontinenceRehabilitation of Older Adults - Marion A Phipps and Margaret Kelly-HayesSelected Ethical and Legal Issues in Aging - Sister Rose Therese Bahr