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Basic Geriatric Nursing

Basic Geriatric Nursing
titolo Basic Geriatric Nursing
argomenti Medicina Geriatria e gerontologia Opere di carattere generale
Medicina Geriatria e gerontologia
editore Mosby
formato Libro
pagine 400
pubblicazione 2015
ISBN 9780323187749
39,00 37,05 (-5%)
The bestselling LPN/LVN geriatric nursing textbook, Basic Geriatric Nursing, 5th Edition covers age-appropriate nursing interventions in a variety of health care settings. It includes the theories and concepts of aging, covers expected physiologic and psychosocial changes, and highlights delegation, coordinated care, end-of-life care, patient teaching, quality of life, safety, and home care. This edition is updated with the latest issues and trends in geriatric nursing, including changes to the health care system and demographics. Part of the popular LPN Threads series, Gloria Hoffman Wold's text provides a clear and compassionate introduction to geriatric care.

Indice testuale

Unit One: Overview of Aging 1. Trends and Issues 2. Theories of Aging 3. Physiologic Changes Unit Two: Basic Skills for Gerontologic Nursing 4. Health Promotion, Health Maintenance, and Home Health Considerations 5. Communicating with Older Adults 6. Maintaining Fluid Balance and Meeting Nutrition Needs 7. Medications and Older Adults 8. Health Assessment for Older Adults 9. Meeting Safety Needs of Older Adults Unit Three: Psychosocial Care of the Elderly 10. Cognition and Perception 11. Self-Perception and Self-Concept 12. Roles and Relationships 13. Coping and Stress 14. Values and Beliefs 15. End-of-Life Care 16. Sexuality and Aging Unit Four: Physical Care of the Elderly 17. Care of Aging Skin and Mucous Membranes 18. Elimination 19. Activity and Exercise 20. Sleep and Rest Appendices Appendix A: Laboratory Values for Older Adults Appendix B: The Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) Appendix C: Dietary Information for Older Adults Appendix D: Resources for Older Adults Bibliography Reader References Glossary Index

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