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Ebersole & Hess' toward healthy aging : human needs & nursing response

Author: Theris A Touhy; Kathleen Freudenberger Jett; Priscilla Ebersole; Patricia A Hess
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Mosby, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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Grounded in the core competencies recommended by the AACN in collaboration with the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, The 8th edition of this textbook is a comprehensive resource on health promotion and maintenance for older adults and their caregivers. It includes coverage of communication, safety and ethical considerations, new genetic research, key aging issues, and common and uncommon conditions.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theris A Touhy; Kathleen Freudenberger Jett; Priscilla Ebersole; Patricia A Hess
ISBN: 9780323073165 0323073166
OCLC Number: 723034646
Notes: Rev. ed. of: Toward healthy aging / Priscilla Ebersole ... [et al.]. 7th ed. c2008.
Description: xvi, 500 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Contents: Foundations of Healthy Aging. Gerontological nursing and an aging society --
Health and wellness --
Theories of aging --
Physiological changes --
Culture, gender, and aging --
Communicating with older adults --
Foundations of Caring. Health assessment --
Laboratory values and diagnostics --
Geropharmacology --
The use of herbs and supplements --
Wellness and Function. Elimination, sleep, skin, and foot care --
Mobility --
Environmental safety and security --
Nutrition and hydration --
Wellness and Chronic Illness. Chronic conditions --
Care across the continuum --
Pain and comfort --
Mental health --
Cognitive impairment --
Healthy Aging for Elders and their Families. Economic, legal, and ethical issues --
Intimacy and sexuality --
Relationships, roles, and transitions --
Loss, death, and palliative care --
Self-actualization, spirituality, and transcendence.
Other Titles: Ebersole and Hess' toward healthy aging :
Toward healthy aging :
Toward healthy aging.
Responsibility: Theris A. Touhy, Kathleen Jett.

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""The latest edition of Toward Healthy Aging should be on the shelf of every student and practitioner who cares for older adults, as well as those who teach them. The text is well written, timely, Read more...

 
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